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Drug Bust In Houghton

A Grand Rapids man is facing multiple charges following a drug bust by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team. Detectives from UPSET-West conducted the month-long investigation that led to the arrest of 19-year old Jon David Ettinger on Thursday. The investigation found that the suspect was allegedly selling marijuana, acid, …

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Isle Royale Wolves Open House Coming To Houghton

HOUGHTON, MICH.-– The National Park Service (NPS) invites the public to participate in upcoming informational open houses and webinars regarding the proposed draft plan determining whether and how to bring wolves to Isle Royale National Park. The plan and alternatives are described in the draft Environmental Impact Statement to Address …

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Pigs N Heat Hockey Game Saturday Night

Members of local law enforcement and firefighters will face off against each other tomorrow for the annual Pigs N Heat hockey game. Proceeds from the game support the Pigs N Heat Fund, which provides financial assistance to crime and fire victims in the Copper Country. A large crowd is expected …

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CHS Drama Club Presents “The Great Gatsby”

There’s only one school in the Upper Peninsula that competes in the Michigan Interscholastic Forensics Association State Theater Festival—Calumet High School. The school’s drama club will be performing a selection from The Great Gatsby at the competition in Lansing later this month. Local residents can come out to support the …

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Helping Seniors During The Winter

Upper Peninsula winters can be very difficult, especially on seniors. The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department is encouraging residents to check up on their elderly neighbors during this time of year. Winter can present many obstacles to seniors–things like depression, nutrition deficiencies, injuries from snow removal or from slip and …

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Aspiring Women Hosts An Affair Of The Heart

HOUGHTON – Aspirus Keweenaw invites all ladies to An Affair of the Heart, another fun, festive and FREE Aspiring Women event coming to Houghton in February to celebrate heart health. An Affair of the Heart will feature Aspirus Cardiologist Peter Vaitkevicius, MD, who will talk about cholesterol – the good, …

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Packers Tailgate Tour Coming To Houghton April 6th

The Green Bay Packers today announced plans for the 12th annual ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 4-8, which will travel throughout northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support. The tour will make stops in Medford (April 4), …

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Two New U.P. Natural Gas Power Plants To Be Built

Two new natural gas generating stations are going to be built in the Upper Peninsula, one of which will be in Baraga County. The Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corporation filed a certificate of necessity application this week with the Michigan Public Service Commission to build the power plants, with the …

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