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Winter Blasts HS Hoops Schedule – Tuesday Sports Wrap

High School Bad weather wiped out all of last night’s high school basketball games. On the girls’ schedule… – The Houghton – Marquette contest was postponed – no make-up date has been announced. – The Chassell – Republic-Michigamme game was postponed – no make-up date has been announced. – The …

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2019 Winter Carnival Royal Court Crowned

The 2019 Winter Carnival Queen is fourth year Biological Sciences pre-med major Jill Poliskey. The Midland native was crowned Saturday night during the Queen’s Coronation at the Rozsa Center. She was also named Miss Congeniality. Poliskey represented St. Albert the Great University Parish and was sponsored by Suomi Home Bakery …

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Walgreens Beginning To Transfer Local Shopko Pharmacy Files To Houghton Location

Walgreens is preparing to welcome former Shopko pharmacy customers following the acquisition of the department store’s local pharmacy files during their bankruptcy auction last week. Shopko filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in January as it restructures its business, including the auctioning of the pharmacies and moving several optical centers …

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Four People Injured In Two-Vehicle Accident

Several people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Saturday evening in Portage Township.  The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department says the accident happened around 7:20pm on US-41 just north of Denton Road. Authorities say an 89-year-old Mohawk man was attempting to turn north onto US-41 from a private driveway.  The driver …

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Logging Truck Loses Part Of Its Load

A logging truck lost its load on the roadway Friday evening in Elm River Township.  The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department says they received a call around 8:45pm about a large pile of logs blocking Pike Lake Road near the Clear Lake Access Road. Authorities say a 32-year-old Escanaba man was …

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