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SNB Softball Takes Two – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue links for more details. MLB The Detroit Tigers rallied for four runs in the eighth inning, and defeated the Minnesota Twins 5-2 last night. Detroit’s only run through the first seven frames came on a Niko Goodrum homer in the second. The eighth-inning surge was small-ball …

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Dianda Says New Budget Fails UP Families

State Representative Scott Dianda is not happy with the new state budget.  After his “No” vote, the Calumet Democrat issued the following statement: Statement from state Rep. Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) on his no vote on the state budget that fails U.P. families: LANSING — Today, the Legislature voted on final …

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Missing Man With Dementia Found Safe

A man is back home safe after being reported missing in Houghton County Tuesday. Deputies from the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to M-26 near Bunker Hill just before 10:00am. A 62-year-old man from DeTour went missing from his daughter’s vehicle around 9:30am. The man was suffering from dementia …

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Summer Reading Program Begins at Portage Library

Opening day activities and registration for the Portage Lake District Library Summer Reading Program begins Saturday, June 16, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Kids are invited to make crafts and participate in activities, and everyone can create their own ice cream sundae in the community room. This year’s theme …

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Krunch Opens In Houghton

A new restaurant is now open on M-26 just west of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge. Customers lined up Monday to get their first taste of Krunch, opening for the first time in the former Hardee’s location. “Krunch is a basic concept of a fast casual restaurant with some healthy …

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Community Wellness and Outdoor Recreation Grants Available

Hancock, Michigan –  The Portage Health Foundation Community Wellness and Outdoor Recreation Endowment Advisory Committee of the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) is now accepting applications for its annual granting cycle. The fund has made available $30,000 for local organizations, with a maximum $15,000 per proposal, this granting cycle. This year’s Request …

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