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Baraga’s Osterman Leads CMC Volleyball All-Stars

Baraga’s Reide Osterman was named the Most Valuable Player for volleyball in the Copper Mountain Conference for the 2021 season. Results of the balloting were released this morning. Ironwood’s Alaya Ruotsala was named Defensive Player of the Year. Jeffers was named Team of the Year, and Jets coach Rachel Sondgerath …

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Wet snow brings down utility pole, causes outages

Power is out near the Village of L’Anse and the surrounding areas to the south. Wet snow, mixed with sleet and ice, fell across the region, and seems to be the culprit.  A winter weather advisory warned of up to six inches by mid-afternoon Tuesday. The village has its own …

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41 North Film Festival revving up Thursday

The Rozsa Center stage plays host to a different kind of entertainment beginning Thursday. The popular theatre venue puts up a screen and welcomes some of the best film has to offer. 41 North Film Festival Director Dr. Erin Brown says she likes to make the event interactive. A film …

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Overnight bridge maintenance hours extended

If you are crossing the Portage Lake Lift Bridge in the overnight hours, chances of being delayed due to construction have gone up considerably. As snow hits for the first time, we are getting closer to the point where work will need to be suspended for the season. The Michigan …

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DEA touts Drug Take Back Day results

The Drug Enforcement Administration is touting the results of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, held in October. According to the agency, over 745,000 pounds of medication were collected, with an emphasis on opioids and other potentially addictive substances. Since the initiative started, around 15.2 million pounds have been surrendered …

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Volleyball Tourney Wins for Calumet, Baraga, L’Anse – Tuesday Sports Wrap

High School On the opening night of the high school volleyball tournament…• In Division Two, Houghton’s season ended with a tough 3-2 (25-18, 26-24, 12-25, 22-25, 15-8) loss to Escanaba. • In Division Three, Calumet eliminated West Iron County 3-0 (25-13, 25-4, 25-8). Helen Beiring had 13 kills and four …

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Ahmeek Fire Department receives $30,000 donation

An anonymous donor has gifted Ahmeek Fire and Rescue $30,000, which will allow them to afford a new rescue truck, something the department has needed for years. Michael Defina writes on Facebook that the organization could still use about $20,000 to purchase add-ons and extra equipment that will give the …

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Food drive this Saturday

Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly are having their annual food drive this Saturday between 9:00 and 4:00. Executive Director Cathy Kass-Aten lists some of the items needed. Some things that we tend to have a great need for our proteins, so canned meats, peanut butter, stews, also soups …

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Exhibit on media disinformation at Tech library

Two Michigan Tech professors are attempting to explain the cost of bad information in our political and public health discourse. Sue Collins and Stefka Hristova, both from the Humanities Department, have an exhibit up until November 21st in the Van Pelt and Opie Library on campus. Additionally, they hosted a …

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Secretary of State office hours extended on Wednesdays

Beginning this week, Secretary of State branches will be open until 7:00 PM Wednesday evenings. Jocelyn Benson says that the change will help customers who have work and other time commitments during traditional business hours. Booking an appointment will still be done online, but you are welcome to stop by …

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