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Group Proposes Medical Marihuana Dispensary In Hancock

A group of medical marihuana providers would like to put a dispensary in Hancock. A presentation given to the city council by David Duefrene proposed locating the dispensary near Pat’s Food’s. The city has an ordinance prohibiting dispensaries within 1,000 feet of school property or 500 feet of church property. …

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Same Two Wolves Remain On Isle Royale

Michigan Tech researchers have released the annual Winter Study detailing updates on the ecology of Isle Royale National Park. For the second year in a row, the island’s wolf population remains a mere two. Moose have increased, and the high number of calves and low predation rates suggest that the …

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Michigan Fire Season Builds During Wildfire Prevention Week

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and its cooperators are observing Wildfire Prevention Week April 16-22. Most wildfires on Michigan’s 20 million acres of state and private forest land occur in April, May and June. “Michigan typically experiences some of its higher fire conditions during the spring,” said Bryce Avery, …

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Statewide Tornado Drill Today At 1pm

There will be a statewide tornado drill today 1pm. The Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division welcomes residents and businesses to take part. Participants should determine in advance where they should go if a tornado were to strike, have a plan for all of your common locations–home, …

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Changing The Way We See Bears

Black bears are vicious man-eating animals–that’s just one of the many misconceptions a world-renowned bear expert wants to clear up. Research Biologist Lynn Rogers gave a presentation at Michigan Tech Tuesday to educate people on the softer side of bears. Rogers-041917-1 Rogers said, “I grew up afraid of bears and …

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Zenner Commits to MTU – Wednesday Sports Wrap

Click on the bold scores for more details. MLB Miguel Cabrera celebrated his birthday with a long home run in the first inning, but the Detroit Tigers lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 last evening. Cabrera’s 450-foot shot was one of only four hits the Tigers got all evening. …

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VA to Host Veteran Town Hall in Chassell

Town Hall Flyer_Chassell_051117 IRON MOUNTAIN – Veterans and their families are invited to a Veteran Town Hall in Chassell, Michigan, on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 11 a.m. at VFW Post 6507 located at 42103 Wilson Memorial Drive.  The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center will be hosting the town …

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High School Local History Smackdown At Calumet Theatre

The High School Local History Smackdown offers Copper Country high school students the chance to test their knowledge of all things history—including geography and geology—related to Keweenaw, Baraga, Ontonagon, and Houghton counties. Its format is similar to a spelling bee: teams of four players are asked short-answer questions about local …

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