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Alternative Energy Proposal Seeks $100 Million Award

Residents in the region pay some of the highest electric bills in the country and efforts to find alternative solutions continue. The Keweenaw Community Foundation successfully completed its application to the MacArthur Foundation for the first ever $100 million “critical problem” grant. The proposal would enhance local renewable energy generation …

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Students Tour Calumet Clinic Construction Site

These days, you don’t have to go to college to earn a good paying job. Students from Baraga and Chassell High Schools toured a Moyle construction site in Calumet to see first hand the work skilled tradesman do in the industry. Moyle Construction Project Manager Andrew Kemper said, “We just …

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“Stuff A Blue Goose” Events This Week

The 2016 Michigan Harvest Gathering Campaign in underway to raise hunger awareness and to provide food for local food pantries. Troopers from the Michigan State Police were outside Pat’s Foods in L’Anse Saturday, where people could buy a bag of groceries which were then stuffed inside a patrol car, or …

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Chassell Boys CC 3-Peat, Lakes FB Perfect Again

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In cross country, the Chassell boys won their third straight UP Division Three championship Saturday. The Panthers outpointed second-place Brimley. Chassell’s Ben Tuomi finished third  individually. Hunter Rautiola was fifth, as the Panthers placed five runners in the top-20. Each of …

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UPPCO Warns of Scam

Here is information we have received from UPPCO regarding a scam that has been reported in the Keweenaw: Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) is urging its business customers to be aware of a current telephone scam occurring in the Houghton area in which a caller threatens service disconnection unless a call is …

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Hancock Claims Copper Bowl – Saturday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school football last night… – Hancock edged Houghton 20-18 in a hard-fought Copper Bowl game. The lead changed hands four times as the teams traded scores. The Bulldogs drew first blood when Bryce Turner scored on a one-yard run …

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Local Human Services Expo

As we head into the winter, do you need help with food, finances, housing, physical health, mental health or domestic issues? Help is available, but it’s sometimes challenging to locate. Find the assistance that you or a loved one need at the Local Human Services Expo at the Copper Country …

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