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Aspirus Joins In Harvest Gathering Campaign

LAURIUM, Mich. – Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital and Clinics is partnering with the Michigan Harvest Gathering for another year, collecting non-perishable food items at all eight Aspirus locations in Laurium, Calumet, Houghton and Lake Linden. Aspirus employees, patients, and the community are invited to join in the effort to help provide …

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Hancock Man Now Missing 10 Days

The search continues for a missing Hancock man. 38-year-old Duane Kangas dropped off his wife at Krist Food Mart in Houghton where she works on Tuesday, November 7th. Ten days later and he still has not been located. Hunters are being asked to keep an eye out for any signs …

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Calumet in Volleyball Semi Today – Friday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue highlights for additional details. High School The Calumet High School volleyball team will face Bronson in the state tournament semifinals today. Bronson is the two-time defending state champion, and defeated the Copper Kings in last year’s semifinal. The match begins at 2:00 at Kellogg Arena in …

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Mohawk Secretary of State On Winter Hours

Keweenaw County has one Secretary of State branch office and, in the busy season, it’s open two days a week. The county is sparsely populated and doesn’t generate enough business to run the office for a full work week, so the branch carries normal business hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays. …

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Hancock Raises Rates At Campground

Rates at the Hancock Campground are going up. The Hancock City Council voted to approve the rate increases at their regular meeting Wednesday. 50 amp and water sites will go up $3 (from $22.00 to $25.00), regular RV sites will increase $2 ($20.00 to $22.00) and tent sites will go …

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Hancock Resident Complains Of Vollwerth’s Smoke

Vollwerth’s is one of Hancock’s signature businesses with their popular hot dogs, brats and sausages. One Hancock resident says the process of making those products is making him sick. Local business owner Mark Mountz addressed the Hancock City Council at their regular meeting Wednesday to complain about the air quality …

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Hancock Avoids Conflict With Own Master Plan

Will the Master Plan strip away the authority of the Hancock City Council when it comes to ordinances? That was one of the questions the council pondered at their regular meeting Wednesday, which had been raised by local resident Dave Chesney. A draft of the Master Plan, put together by …

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Orpheum Theatre Hosts Discussion On Alternative Energy

With U.P. residents paying some of the highest power costs in the country, it’s no surprise that nearly 70 people attended a discussion Tuesday night at the Orpheum Theatre to discuss alternative energy solutions. University of Michigan Professor Sarah Mills was the key speaker at the discussion. Mills has been …

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