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Crush Clinches Fast Pitch Title – Thursday Sports Wrap

Fast Pitch Softball In Copper Country Women’s Fast Pitch Softball League action last night… • Crush/Diamond House/Baby E’s clinched the league title with an 11-0 victory over Tervo Agency. Emily Jokela had two singles and a double for Crush. Kierstyn Codere added a double and a triple, and Sarah Audette …

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Hancock Library hosting used book sale Friday

Friday afternoon from 2:00-6:00, the Hancock branch of the Portage Lake District Library is having a used book sale. Librarian Boni Ashburn says visitors should expect to see a great selection of titles to choose from. We haven’t had one for two years because of the COVID shutdown. It’s going …

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CLK Schools will not mandate masks, vaccines

In a follow up to a story from earlier this month, Calumet-Laurium-Keweenaw Schools is joining Hancock in not mandating mask usage or vaccines for students this fall. They addressed a letter to district parents dated July 1st that was posted on their Facebook page earlier this week. You can find …

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Pasty Fest is August 21st

An online announcement was snuck out on July 3rd that Pasty Fest is returning this year after a COVID-19 induced hiatus. The date has been confirmed as Saturday, August 21st, but few other details were released at the time. This week, some of those morsels are trickling out and it …

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Subcommittee recommends tearing down parking deck

The Parking Deck Subcommittee agreed unanimously to a motion at Tuesday’s meeting recommending that the aging downtown Houghton structure be taken down. That suggestion will have to go before the planning commission as a whole and then the city council before demolition preparation could begin. The move leaves many questions …

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Wolf pups roaming Isle Royale

Michigan Tech researchers believe at least four new wolf pups have been born on Isle Royale. That should help bolster the recently introduced pack on the island, thought to be between 12 and 14 at last count. The findings are exciting because they mean that balance is returning between the …

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REL/Mohawk Claims Twilight Win – Wednesday Sports Wrap

Twilight League Baseball In Copper Country Twilight League baseball last evening… • REL-Mohawk Technology outscored Craig Heinonen Coldwell Banker 9-6. • Northern Driveline v Houghton Building Supply-Stanton – postponed. Slow Pitch Softball In Copper Country Slow Pitch Softball League play this evening… • At Miller Memorial Field in Laurium, Paul …

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Renovated Copper Harbor Lighthouse still hidden from public

Restoration work has been ongoing at the Copper Harbor Lighthouse, but it remains mostly a mystery to the public. Only so much can be gleaned from a distance and the property connecting Fort Wilkins State Park to the remote structure is privately owned, with no easement in place. Park Supervisor …

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L’Anse road repairs almost finished

Two long-awaited street paving projects in L’Anse are nearing completion. At last night’s council meeting, village manager Bob LaFave said most of the paving on Baraga Avenue has already been completed. Paving on L’Anse Avenue should begin today. Work on both streets should be completed by early next week. LaFave …

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Calumet looking for new village manager

Former Calumet Board President Dave Geisler is in a familiar position again, serving the village’s government on an interim basis. Geisler says it wasn’t exactly the way he expected his summer to play out, but the departure of manager Caleb Katz for a job near Milwaukee, Wisconsin created a vacancy …

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