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City Of Houghton Paves Way For New Meijer Store

The Houghton Zoning Board of Appeals met Wednesday to discuss a variance that would allow Meijer to provide 462 spaces in their parking lot, roughly 400 fewer than the city’s ordinance would require for a retail business of that size. A representative from Meijer said the lower number is closer …

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MTU Hoops Teams Earn Wins – Thursday Sports Wrap

High School In high school hockey tonight, Hancock skates at Negaunee. In boys basketball this evening… – Calumet plays at Houghton. – L’Anse faces Iron Mountain – that game was originally scheduled to be played in L’Anse, but has been moved to Iron Mountain. – Ontonagon visits Bessemer. In girls …

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UPPCO To Lower Water Levels At Hydroelectric Reservoirs

Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) will begin lowering water levels at its hydroelectric reservoirs in anticipation of melting snow and precipitation during the spring of 2019. These water level changes are required by the hydroelectric project licenses that are issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The water levels …

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Hockey Wins for Kings, ‘Dogs – Wednesday Sports Wrap

High School In high school hockey last night… – Calumet scored three goals in the third period, and defeated Houghton 5-2. Landon Johnson’s goal broke a 2-2 tie, and was the game-winner. Rylan Anderson scored twice for the Copper Kings, and Alex Mattila and Dean Loukus also scored. Alex Studebaker …

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A2B Transportation in Laurium Ordered to Cease Operations

UPDATE 5:05 PM   Here is further clarification.  LARA’s press release clearly indicates that the Order prohibits A2B from operating as a taxicab carrier “until a certificate of registration from LARA is obtained.” Today, A2B obtained that certificate of registration from the State of Michigan Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory …

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Volunteers Come Together For Big Pack

It’s well known throughout the Keweenaw that organizations like 31 Backpacks fill a gap in a broken system. Statistics show that 1 in 7 people in the United States struggle with hunger. With rising energy costs, plus the seasonal expense of home heating this time of year, it’s not hard …

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