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Work Up An Appetite At Turkey Trot

If you’re going to eat a big meal for Thanksgiving, it’s good to work up a healthy appetite first. U.P. Health System—Portage will be hosting their annual Turkey Trot, a 5k walk or run starting at 9am Thursday. Health and Fitness Manager Angela Luskin says the event has been really …

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Turkeys Ready To Cook

As much of a holiday tradition as turkey and pumpkin pie, Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly will once again make sure no senior has to spend Thanksgiving alone. They will be serving up full Thanksgiving dinners with all the trimmings at nine locations. “We’re at the Church of the …

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Mont Ripley Set To Open December 1st

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow—that’s the train of thought at Mont Ripley. The Michigan Tech-owned ski, snowboard, and tubing park is making preparations to open in a little over a week, and the groomers and snow guns are out in full force covering the slopes with …

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Johnson Denied Appeal

A former local hockey star will serve out his sentence in prison. Calumet native Ben Johnson had been out on bail prior to an appeal of his 2016 sentencing for three years in prison for the sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl. The incident took place in the bathroom of …

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Last Call For Stop The Roar Of Hunger Funding Proposals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2017 Portage Health Foundation releases additional funding and makes a call for proposal [Hancock, MI] As part of the Portage Health Foundation’s (PHF) “Stop the Roar of Hunger” food initiative, PHF is releasing additional funding in support of food initiatives in the four-county community (Baraga, …

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