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Yoopers for Ukraine Remembering Two Years of War with Programs in Marquette and Crystal Falls

Yoopers for Ukraine will finish a week of remembrance later this week in Marquette and Crystal Falls. Over the weekend Copper Country residents may have seen Yoopers for Ukraine near the Portage Lake lift bridge for several community events remembering two years of war in Ukraine. On Wednesday the group’s …

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Ontonagon Conservation District Begins Spring Tree and Plant Sale Today

Earlier this month Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring. Making planting trees, vegetable gardens, and native flowers out in front of the house an earlier task this year. Starting today the Ontonagon Conservation District will begin accepting orders for its annual spring tree and plant sale. The district offers several …

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Last Chance to Apply for the Quincy Dry House Ruins Art Installation

Artists intending to capture the historic significance of the Quincy Dry House will need to submit applications today. The Keweenaw National Historic Park Advisory Commission will seek an artist to create an installation on the west side of US 41, near the Dry House Ruins. During the height of the …

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34th Annual Great Lakes Conference Taking Place Online

Each year stewards of the Great Lakes gather for the Great Lakes conference to learn about current conditions, future projects and programs, and much more. Tomorrow the Great Lakes Conference will invite a series of special speakers to present at the online conference. This year the Great Lakes conference has …

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Michigan’s Presidential Primary Tomorrow Including Three Local Measures

Early voting centers throughout Michigan are now closed. Clerks will begin preparing for remaining voters to cast their ballots in the February primary election tomorrow. Many will stop by their polling place with plans to pick their presidential candidate. “The envelopes up to the courthouse along with the big and …

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Fun Plans are in Place for CopperDog Weekend in Calumet

The silver lining of CopperDog calling the weekend’s main race events earlier this month was that organizers had time to organize alternative events for the same three days. Friday night Calumet will still fill Fifth Street for the annual street party, campfires, and fireworks. Saturday will see the introduction of …

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Rapid River Manufacturer Awarded Funding from MEDC and MMBDC for Facility Expansion Project and Job Creation

A Rapid River Manufacturer will receive a portion of 2.2 million dollars in funding to support an expansion project that will create local employment opportunities. Yesterday the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced a 2.2 million dollar investment into two business expansion plans that will create 117 new jobs in the …

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Closing Out the Sauna Week Celebrations with a Community Forum and Expo in Hancock

National Sauna Week celebrations in Hancock will wrap up over the weekend. Tomorrow there are two public events the community may find interest in when it comes to a favorite Finnish pastime. A sauna Forum and Expo. The forum will bring together residents in the area to talk about the …

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Early Voting Centers Close Sunday Across Michigan

Early voting will wrap up on Sunday for Michigan’s presidential primary. During the first three days of the new voting option available in the state, there were more than 18,000 people cast ballots in person at early voting centers. 499 of those in the first weekend were voters living in …

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Calumet Raising the Last of the Funds Needed for a Roof Replacement Project at 425 5th Street

Main Street Calumet wants to raise the final dollars needed to replace the roof of a sandstone building at 425 5th Street in Calumet. At the start of 2023, the Houghton County Land Bank and Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance and community stakeholders were awarded a 100,000-dollar Resilient Heritage Grant by …

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