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Fire In Centennial Heights Home

Fire crews responded to a house fire Friday afternoon in Centennial Heights. The call came in around noon. By about 2pm, the fire was out.  There were no injuries reported. Calumet Village, Calumet Township and Laurium Fire Departments responded to the scene.

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Walls Named HCF Homemaker of the Year

Melanie Walls was named the Ruth E. Best Homemaker of the Year this afternoon at the Houghton County Fair. It’s Walls’ first award, which is presented to the open class competition winner who compiles the most points in the homemaking categories. Wells won the Silver Plate as the top entrant …

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First Day Results From The Houghton County Fair

The Houghton County Fair continues today. The first day of the fair saw nice crowds out to enjoy the new rides and attractions. Among those is free remote control car racing, with one race won by 9-year-old Zach Oselo of Wisconsin. Skerbeck Entertainment has brought roughly two dozen new rides for …

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Keweenaw Brewfest Saturday In Houghton

The Keweenaw Brewfest takes place tomorrow at Ray Kestner Waterfront Park. The event serves as a fundraiser for the Keweenaw Community Foundation and the proceeds go to help support over 80 local organizations. It’s good time, all for charity. KCF Executive Director Jim Vivian talks about what’s on tap. Tickets are …

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Tigers Sweep Twins – Friday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. MLB James McCann had four hits, including a home run, as the Detroit Tigers completed a sweep of the Minnesota Twins with an 8-5 victory yesterday afternoon. McCann drove in three runs; Ian Kinsler and Victor Martinez each plated two. Daniel …

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Police Investigate Poisoning Death Of Houghton Woman

The Houghton Police Department says they are continuing their investigation of a woman poisoned to death in December 2015. 31-year-old Janel Rene Sturzl of Houghton reportedly became ill in October 2015 and sought treatment for her unknown illness at the time. In late November, she was transferred to the Mayo …

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Huskies Prepare For Season Start

The college football season is right around the corner and the Michigan Tech Huskies are preparing for what they hope for will be another successful season. At the Huskies media day, players posed for photos and took time to talk to reporters. The Huskies went 7-3 last year but saw …

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