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Proposed Fee Changes at Isle Royale National Park

Houghton, MI – Since 1997 Isle Royale National Park has charged a $4 per person daily user fee. In 2015 Isle Royale began the process of updating its fee program to comply with federal regulations, allow acceptance of all Federal Recreation Passes, and study changing the user fee to an entrance fee. …

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Conference Looks At Region’s Prehistoric Copper

Copper and Culture: A Conference on Prehistoric Metal Working in the Lake Superior Region. That’s the topic of a two day event being held this weekend at the Houghton High School Auditorium. The 2nd annual conference brings together archeologists, Native Americans, Artifact Collectors, Geologists and the public to talk about …

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Help Pour The Beer At Keweenaw Brewfest

As craft beer makers and other vendors get ready for the Keweenaw Brewfest, the Keweenaw Community Foundation is also making their final preparations. The event features 50 different breweries and over 200 beers, along with food vendors and live music at Ray Kestner Waterfront Park on Saturday, August 27th. KCF …

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Hancock Police Chief Gives Quarterly Report

The Hancock Police Department has been busy. In his quarterly report to the city council, Police Chief Wayne Butler outlined the 2nd quarter numbers with the department answering 621 calls for service–up from 593 the previous quarter. Butler highlighted that they had seen an increase in the number of reports …

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