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UPSET West Reducing Heroin Supply, Meth Use Growing

The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team continues to battle the region’s drug epidemic but funding will be needed to carry on that fight. Houghton City Police Chief John Donnelly gave an update on the reorganizational effort of UPSET West to the city council at their regular meeting Wednesday. The law …

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Police & Fire Get Ready To Face Off For Charity

Keweenaw residents live in an area where law enforcement and the local communities that they serve maintain a well balanced relationship and regularly show support for one another. One example of that support is a sporting event set to take place this weekend, where area police and fire departments suit …

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Bulldogs Blanked at Marquette – Thursday Sports Wrap

High School In high school hockey last night, Hancock lost to Marquette 7-0. The Bulldogs were outshot 37-13. In high school hockey tonight… Houghton welcomes Marquette. Our broadcast will begin around 6:40 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. Hancock entertains Escanaba. Calumet skates at Kingsford.Jeffers hosts Negaunee in a make-up game …

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Michigan Lawmakers Respond to State of the State

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula lawmakers are responding to Governor Whitmer’s first State of the State Address Tuesday night. LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Ed McBroom, R-Vulcan, released the following statement on Wednesday in reaction to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address. “I look forward to hearing more details about Governor Whitmer’s …

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County Board Discusses Drainage District Process

The Father’s Day Flood caused widespread damage last June and local officials are looking at ways to prevent such a catastrophe from ever happening again. Houghton County Drain Commissioner John Pekkala explained how drainage districts work to the County Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting Tuesday. A drainage district …

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Volunteers Needed For CopperDog 150

As the Copper Country’s signature dogsled race quickly approaches, a large orchestrated event like the CopperDog 150 would not be possible without help of its citizens and that’s why volunteers are being accepted. Each year the efforts of nearly 500 people make the weekend spectator sport possible bringing thousands to …

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