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Baraga Casino Renovations Begin

For the original story, visit ABC-10’s website. “A more local, Cheers-type of atmosphere,” said General manager of Ojibwa Casino Don Wren’s on one of the sites’ the upcoming renovations. Wednesday was the groundbreaking ceremony for the Baraga Casino. The casino is spending $6.5 million on infrastructure upgrades and a face-lift. “A lot …

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2nd Annual Keweenaw Business Ball Scheduled

HOUGHTON, Michigan, December 6, 2016 – Mark your calendar, dig out your dancing shoes, and join us on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 for a collaborative holiday celebration with a cause! For a second year, the Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce, Keweenaw Young Professionals (KYP), and Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) will …

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Pistons Go Cold, Fall to Hornets – Thursday Sport Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In boys basketball tonight… – Calumet entertains Negaunee. – Houghton plays at L’Anse. – Hancock visits Ewen-Trout Creek. – Lake Linden-Hubbell hosts Watersmeet. – Dollar Bay-Tamarack City tips off at Jeffers. – Chassell plays at Baraga. There is one …

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Five Finlandia Students Dismissed

Five students from Finlandia University have been dismissed by the school. In an email sent to students and staff, Finlandia President Philip Johnson indicated the students in question were contributing to an escalating hostile climate. The email says that climate was characterized by student-to-student threats, intimidation and retaliation. The students …

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Hepokoski Family Given 2017 Hankooki Heikki Award

A mix of music, dance and drama–all were featured during a solemn ceremony celebrating Finland’s Independence Day. December 6th has been celebrated in Hancock as well by the area’s prominent Finnish population. Local actress Kris Kyro wrote and performed a play, along with actress and vocalist Kiersten Birondo, that talked …

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KBIC Breaks Ground On Marquette Casino

The Ojibwa Casino in Marquette celebrated the ground breaking of their $33.5 million expansion project for their gaming hall. Ojibwa Casinos General Manager Don Wren was among those at the ceremony. “We have a lot of people that are away from here, that are destination bound for this area and …

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Students Tour Local Auto Dealerships

Students can get a good paying job when they graduate without having to attend a four-year college and stay in the area–one way is by putting their automotive skills to work. That was the message shared by the Copper Country Intermediate School District and Michigan Works! as students from Automotive …

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Recount Continues After Opposing Court Rulings

Opposing court rulings on the Michigan ballot recount. The state court of appeals says it should end, being Green Party candidate Jill Stien did not have enough of a vote to qualify for a recount. But a federal appeals court upheld the original ruling forcing the recount Monday, saying a …

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