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Hancock Woman Killed In Weekend Crash

A Hancock woman is dead following a rollover accident Sunday night. The Ontonagon Sheriff’s Department says the accident happened around 7:30 p.m. 29-year-old Mandy Kela was driving northbound on U.S. 45 when she lost control of the vehicle. Her vehicle reportedly spun 180 degrees and hit a ditch, where the tires …

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Vietnam Veterans May Join U.P. Honor Flight

Vietnam Veterans are now welcome to apply for the Upper Peninsula Honor Flight. That means all veterans from 1941 thru May 1975 are now eligible to apply. Anyone who served in war time or peace time during that period is eligible to fly to Washington D.C. with the U.P. Honor …

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Finnish Independence Day Celebration Tuesday

As it has each year since the country became independent 99 years ago, Finlandia University will celebrate Finland’s Independence Day with a program of music and theater at the Finnish American Heritage Center. The Finnish Indepedence Celebration will be held tomorrow evening at 6:00pm. The program will feature a short …

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White Pine Mine Acquisition Period Extended

Highland Copper Company and Copper Range Company have agreed to extend the period to complete the acquisition of the White Pine project to February 28th. The final closing of the acquisition is subject to releasing Copper Range from certain environmental obligations associated with the remediation and closure plan of the …

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Lions, Packers, Wings Win – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School The boys high school basketball season opens tonight… – Hancock plays at Calumet in a game that will not count in the WestPAC standings. Our pregame coverage will begin around 7:00 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com – Baraga visits …

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New UPSET West Drug Enforcement Team Created

HANCOCK, Mich., Dec. 1, 2016 – After holding four public safety gatherings that date back to August of last year, area law enforcement agencies and the Portage Health Foundation are pleased to announce a community-wide partnership, which formed to financially support an increased Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team, known as …

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