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First Of Three Robbery Suspects Appear In Court

One of the suspects in the robbery of Northwoods Sporting Goods in Hancock appeared for a pretrial in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday. 19-year-old Jake Hugall had waived his arraignment in circuit court so a plea of Not Guilty was entered on his behalf. A plea agreement is expected to …

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Two Trials Set For Atlantic Mine Drug Suspect

An Atlantic Mine man has two trials scheduled in the coming months. 47-year-old Steven John Ruotsala appeared in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday for a pretrial regarding a felony domestic violence 3rd offense charge. His attorney indicated he may make a motion concerning an evidentiary issue in the case, dealing …

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Trial Date Set For Embezzlement Case

A trial is set for a Lake Linden woman accused of embezzlement from a family member. 46-year-old Susan Dulong appeared in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday for a pretrial. She is charged with Attaining a Signature with intent to Defraud…punishable by 10 years in prison; Embezzlement of $1,000 or more …

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Houghton Girls Win in 2OT

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In girls high school basketball last night… – The Houghton girls basketball team came from behind in the fourth quarter, and defeated Marquette 46-40 in double overtime. The Gremlins were down 24-17 at halftime, but climbed back into the …

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Wildlife Rehabilitation Group Holding Logo Design Contest

The U.P. Wildlife Rehabilitation- Keweenaw Group is a group of volunteers that make up the 501(c)3 not-for-profit association of wildlife rehabbers in the Upper Peninsula. They cover Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga and Ontonagon counties. Their goal is to rehabilitate injured and orphaned wildlife and return them to the wild whenever possible. …

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Heritage Center Sets Spring Semester Enrichment Slate

If someone asks you “Puhutko suomea?” and you don’t know how to respond, or your answer is “Yes, but not very well,” than this semester’s community enrichment classes at Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center are perfect for you. Among the offerings this year are a pair of Finnish language classes, perfect …

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Michigan Tech’s Winter Carnival Begins This Week

It’s said when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. At Michigan Technological University, when Mother Natures gives you tons of snow, you play in it. Continuing a tradition that began 95 years ago, Michigan Technological University will hold its annual Winter Carnival this month. This year’s theme is “Snow …

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New Bus Opening Up Opportunities For Seniors

It’s important that residents of any senior living community get out and about to enjoy the area’s many festivals and events. Seniors at Gardenview Assisted Living and Memory Care in Calumet will now be able to ride to those events in a new 12-seat bus the center has just purchased. …

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Finlandia Men’s Hockey Falls – Monday Sports Wrap

  High School In girls high school basketball tonight… – Houghton hopes to stay unbeaten, as they host Marquette. Our broadcast will begin around 7:00 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. – Calumet plays at Lake Linden-Hubbell. – Dollar Bay-Tamarack City visits Hancock. – Chassell hosts Republic-Michigamme. – Baraga welcomes Wakefield-Marenisco. …

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