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Wings Blanked – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In boys high school basketball tonight… – Calumet play at L’Anse. – Hancock tips off at Chassell. – Lake Linden-Hubbell visits Dollar Bay-Tamarack City. Our pregame coverage will begin around 7:00 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. – Jeffers visits …

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Memorial Jam Session Planned For Beloved Local Musician

A memorial for a beloved local musician and chef is being planned for this weekend. 66-year-old Ken Steiner of Houghton passed away on New Year’s Day at U.P. Health System—Marquette following complications resulting from heart surgery. Steiner worked as a cook at several locations and was a volunteer for Little …

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Water Levels to Be Lowered at UPPCO Hydro Reservoirs

Marquette – Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) will again be lowering water levels at its hydroelectric reservoirs as part of efforts to prepare for the coming spring runoff. The annual drawdowns are part of license requirements for the reservoirs that are regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Drawdowns …

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Owsley Memorial Scholarship Winners Named

By Mark Wilcox, News Writer Michigan Technological University Five undergraduate students at Michigan Technological University have been selected to receive inaugural Portage Health Foundation/Randy Owsley Memorial Scholarships. Randy Owsley made an impact that would last a lifetime, in fact, beyond his lifetime. During the 18 years he was the Head …

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“Snow Country” By Hancock Author Available

With over 200 inches of snowfall every year, the Copper Country provides the perfect setting for the aptly named Snow Country—A Copper Island Novel. The new book from Hancock native Kristen Neva touches on many themes as it tells the romantic story of California-raised Beth and Danny, a local state …

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High School Hoops Resumes – Wednesday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In boys basketball last night… – Calumet edged Ewen-Trout Creek 54-52 in overtime. Matt Ojala led the Copper Kings with 16 points. Jake Witt had 22 for the Panthers. – Negaunee scored the first 11 points of the game, …

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Summer 2017 Artist-In-Residence Program Call for Entries

Houghton, MI – Applications for Isle Royale National Park’s 2017 Artist-in-Residence Program will be accepted between January 2 and February 16, 2017. This program provides artists the opportunity to become part of a long-established tradition of interpreting national parks through art. The Artist-in-Residence Program is open to professional artists whose …

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Aspirus Welcomes Back Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Pherson

LAURIUM – Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital and Clinics is pleased to welcome back Kenneth Pherson, DO, to its excellent orthopedics team. Dr. Pherson joins orthopedic surgeons Frederick Rau, MD, and Mark Kelley, MD, FACS, at Aspirus Laurium Clinic. Dr. Pherson specializes in general orthopedics, including total and partial knee and hip …

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