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Calumet Township Acquires Old Railroad Depot

Calumet Township is the new owner of the Calumet Railroad Depot building. The depot on the corner of 9th and Oak Streets has been acquired by the township for the purpose of historical preservation. The building will require extensive renovation but ownership by the township will open up opportunities for …

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Main Street Calumet Hosting Community Meeting

Main Street Calumet is hosting a community gathering Wednesday at the Keweenaw Heritage Center at St. Anne’s Church. The meeting will begin at 6pm and will include pizza and cake to celebrate the anniversary of the incorporation of the Village of Calumet on March 19, 1875. Updates from community leaders will …

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Overcrowding At Jail Breaking County Budget

The problem of overcrowding at the Houghton County Jail isn’t going away anytime soon. Sheriff Brian McLean updated the board of commissioners on the inmate population. The jail has been at or above capacity for 6 out of the first 14 days in March. Of those being held at the …

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Board Told To Sell Houghton County Arena

Should Houghton County sell the Houghton County Arena? The suggestion was given to the county board of commissioners at their March meeting Tuesday by Calumet Township Supervisor Paul Lehto. Lehto said the county should get out of the ice rink business and sell the arena to the city of Hancock, …

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Pistons Routed by Cavaliers – Wednesday Sports Wrap

Click on the bold scores for more details. MTU Michigan Tech hockey player Gavin Gould has been named Rookie of the Week by the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. Gould scored four goals, as the Huskies defeated Minnesota State two games to one in the tournament semifinals last weekend. Tech will …

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Post-Secondary Scholarship Recipients Announced for the 2016-2017 Academic Year

HANCOCK, Mich., March 10, 2017 – For the 2016-2017 academic year, the Portage Health Foundation (PHF) awarded $50,000 in scholarships to 17 local students from Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw, and Ontonagon counties who are seeking health-related degrees or certificates. Currently, PHF has scholarship programs with Finlandia University, Gogebic Community College, Michigan …

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Bergman Releases March Mobile Office Hours

Traverse City, MI – Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-1) announced March mobile office hours last week to give constituents across the First District the opportunity to meet and discuss issues with the Congressman’s staff. “As Representative of Michigan’s First District,” Bergman said, “part of my job is to help constituents in …

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Bolts Nearly Shoot Down Jets – Tuesday Sports Wrap

Click on the bold scores for more details. High School In boys basketball regional semifinal games last night… – In Class C, Calumet’s season ended with a 65-43 loss to Negaunee. – In Class D, Dollar Bay-Tamarack City nearly upset unbeaten, two-time defending state champion North Central, falling to the …

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