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Guard personnel, Porkies friends group leader recognized for community service efforts in Upper Peninsula

Michigan Army National Guard members from the 107th Engineer Battalion in Ishpeming and Sally Berman, current president of the Friends of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, were Upper Peninsula recipients honored in East Lansing recently with Michigan Recreation and Park Association (mParks) Community Service Awards for their volunteer efforts. …

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City Mulls Changing Stop Signs On Houghton Avenue

The Houghton City Council is considering removing or reorienting stop signs on Houghton Avenue to make it easier for bicyclists. The route has been designated for bikes but the series of east-west stop signs reduces the flow of pedaling traffic. The proposal by the Bike and Pedestrian Committee includes turning at least …

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CWD Bill Passes Committee

LANSING —State Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette), the Democratic vice chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, thanked committee members today for unanimously supporting his bill addressing Chronic Wasting Disease and sending the bill to the full House for consideration. Kivela was joined at last week’s committee meeting by guests from …

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Tigers Blanked, Crew Sweeps – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the bold scores for more details. MLB The night after they scored 19 runs,  the Detroit Tigers were shut out by the Seattle Mariners 8-0 last evening. Detroit managed just four hits in the game. Meanwhile, Tigers’ manager Brad Ausmus pulled struggling starter Daniel Norris in the fifth inning, after …

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Volunteers Needed For Hancock Beach Cleanup

The City of Hancock is collaborating with Superior AmeriCorps to restore a valued community beach in Hancock and are seeking volunteers for the project. The project will take place on Saturday May 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteer registration will begin at 8:30 that morning. Volunteers are welcome …

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2017 Parade of Nations Announces Its Theme

Think globally; celebrate locally.  That’s the theme of the 2017 Parade of Nations and Multicultural Festival, scheduled for September 16., 2017 in Hancock and Houghton, Michigan. With more than 60 nations represented among its students and faculty, Michigan Technological University has no trouble thinking globally.  And with a colorful parade …

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