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Road Work Continues On M-26 Near Copper Harbor

One lane of M-26 remains closed in Keweenaw County this week as crews finish replacing a culvert 1.6 miles west of the US-41/M-26 intersection in Copper Harbor. Michigan Department of Transportation contracted crews are completing a $153,000 maintenance project to remove and replace a deteriorated culvert on M-26. The roadway …

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Keweenaw Community Foundation Awards Scholarships to Local Students

The following press release was issued by KCF: Hancock, Michigan— The Keweenaw Community Foundation announces our funds’ scholarship recipients for 2019. The Foundation administrates a number of scholarships that have been established by area families and community members. These opportunities for local students support their goals in higher education and continuing …

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Houghton County Sheriff’s Deputies Receive Medals

Distinguished Service Medals: Deputy Hans Tolkkinen and Deputy Angela Miles of Houghton County — with Houghton County Sheriff’s Office, MI. Two deputies from the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office are among those to be honored at the Michigan Sheriff’s Association annual awards ceremony. The awards honor the bravery, sacrifice, and service …

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Markkanen Hosts Summer Photo Contest

State Representative Greg Markkanen is hosting a photo contest for residents of the 110th District. The theme for the photo contest is summer in the U.P. and there will be three winners selected. The winning photos will be displayed in Markkanen’s Lansing office and the photographers will be invited to …

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Young Girl Injured In Rollover ORV Accident

A 12-year-old girl from Ahmeek was seriously injured in a rollover ORV accident on Sunday. Deputies from the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident just after 5:00pm on private property off 5 Mile Point Road in Allouez Township. Authorities say the girl was driving a 2013 Arctic Cat …

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The Library to reopen soon in Downtown Houghton

Library Restaurant and Brew Pub in 2015 The following press release was issued by The Library Restaurant: Opening soon in the familiar location generations of Copper Country residents and visitors have come to know and love is The Library Restaurant. The family-owned business will be open this summer, and the …

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