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Embellishment Class Offered At Calumet Art Center

Artists in the Keweenaw will have the opportunity this weekend to gain some expert insight on producing their artwork. As the Calumet Art Center is preparing for spring classes, it will be hosting an embellishment class this Saturday.   The class helps artists to understand what elements to include and …

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Spring weight restrictions expanding again Thursday

February 27, 2018 — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and local agencies are enacting additional annual spring weight restrictions to protect roads. Effective at 6 a.m. Thursday, March 1, weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunkline highways from the Michigan/Indiana and Michigan/Ohio state lines north to and …

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Documentary Looks At Saving Our Snow

Will there be a time when there is no longer snow during the winter in the Copper Country? A new documentary on climate change called Saving Snow: Protecting Our Winter Economy premieres Thursday at the Calumet Theater. The movie features friends from the Birkie, and also Minnesota native Jessie Diggins, …

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Gardenview Hires Additional Community Nurse

Gardenview Assisted Living and Memory Care says Calumet resident Atalie Hyrkas has recently joined the Gardenview team as an LPN. Gardenview’s hire of an additional nurse will expand its service’s available to the community. Prior to joining Gardenview, Hyrkas held various positions in healthcare working with private home care and …

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Finding Time For Exercise

As the weather begins to change over the next few weeks, there will be more opportunities to get out and exercise. So it’s important to know the facts about healthy eating and exercise so you don’t miss out on those opportunities or spend too much time doing the wrong thing. …

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CopperDog Sled Dog Race Approaches

The CopperDog 150 is the Keweenaw’s signature dogsled race, and one of the premiere events in the Midwest. With the start of the race only a few days away, final preparations are being made. Race Director Jeff Foss says the CopperDog really sets itself apart from other races, partly because …

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