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Houghton County Candidates Questioned At Forum

There are several contested elections this year in Houghton County. Residents were given an opportunity to ask questions of the candidates in those elections at a Candidate Forum Thursday in Hancock. Candidates for county prosecutor, sheriff and three county commissioner districts took part in the event. Some of the important …

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Fond Farewell To Undersheriff Britz

The longest serving Undersheriff in Houghton County history is moving on.   An open house was held today to say farewell to Undersheriff Roy Britz, who served in the position for 20 years. Britz was also a deputy for the Houghton County Sheriff’s Department from 1982 to 1989. He has …

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DEQ Holds Warden Power Plant Public Hearing

For more on this story by ABC-10’s Melanie Palmer, click here. A public hearing was held Wednesday evening by the Department of Environmental Quality regarding the L’Anse Warden Power Plant Air Quality permit. The DEQ had recently heard complaints from residents around L’Anse about the Warden Power Plant creating fugitive dust …

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New Literacy Coach Gives Presentation To CCISD Board

The new Literacy Coach for the Copper Country Intermediate School District is ready to start making a difference in local schools. Angela Emblad gave a presentation to the CCISD Board of Education at their regular meeting this week. Emblad said she is here to support local teachers and schools by helping …

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Houghton’s New Fire Truck Is Here

The new fire truck for the Houghton Volunteer Fire Department is here. The 2015 Pierce model arrived Monday and was brought out to the City Center prior to Wednesday’s meeting of the Houghton City Council.   Houghton Fire Chief Mike Reynolds said, “The monitor system, that is actually in the …

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Calumet Colosseum Sports New Boards & Glass

When the hockey season opens at the Calumet Colosseum, the rink will be encircled by new boards, glass and netting. The renovations, including some modifications to the rink itself, cost roughly $180,000, paid for by local donations and some grants. It was the last piece of a major overhaul of …

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Tigers Beat Indians, Rain – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. In high school volleyball tonight… – Calumet plays at Lake Linden-Hubbell. – Houghton visits Hancock. – Chassell journeys to Ontonagon. – Baraga plays at L’Anse. In high school cross country, local teams will compete at the Calumet Invitational at the Swedetown …

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Youth Advisory Council Announces Fall Granting Cycle

Hancock, Michigan—The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) of the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) is now accepting applications for its fall granting cycle. $15,100 is available from the Kellogg Youth Fund for local organizations benefiting youth in grades 6-12. To be considered, grant applications must be submitted to the KCF office no …

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