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Scam Alert – Fake Publisher’s Clearinghouse

Copper Country residents are receiving fake mailings, claiming to be from the renowned Publishers Clearinghouse. Michigan State Police troopers say the message informs the recipient that they have won a substantial cash prize. A check is included, allegedly to cover taxes, legal and administrative fees. Instructions advise the recipient to contact …

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Children’s Christmas Gift Efforts Underway

Efforts to make sure local children have happy Christmases are underway. Toys for Tots has set out drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys at Walmart, Walgreen’s, Joey’s, Swift Hardware, Houghton Powersports, Auto Value in Houghton and Calumet, Incredible Bank in Calumet, and Superior National Bank branches in Baraga and L’Anse. …

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Flags to Be Lowered for WWII Vet Burial

Flags at Michigan government facilities will fly at half-staff again tomorrow, to honor another serviceman who gave his life for our country many years ago. Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued the order on behalf of Army Private Connie Cagle. Cagle was killed on the island of New Guinea in 1942. His …

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Lake Superior Lamprey Population Falls

The sea lamprey population in Lake Superior has decreased over the past several years, but remains above target levels. A report released this week by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission notes that targeted treatments performed in 2016 seem to have reduced the numbers from near-record highs recorded two years ago. …

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Firearm Deer Season Opens Today

The firearm deer hunting season opens today. The good news is that the herd has recovered from some rough winters a few years ago. DNR Wildlife Biologist John DePue says hunting should be good… Mark Pomeroy from the Baraga DNR office reminds that safety comes first… Anyone heading into the …

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Rough Waters Force Ships Into Keweenaw Bay

Gusty winds and heavy waves roiled Lake Superior overnight. A Lakeshore Flood Advisory was issued last evening, as the western and northern shoreline of Keweenaw County were pounded by westerly winds up to 45 miles per hour, and waves higher than 12 feet. Rough conditions on the big lake prompted …

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Calumet Couple Earns Adoption Group Honor

A Calumet couple has been recognized for their extraordinary efforts to help children. Cassie Harris-Berryman and Erik Berryman have been named Angels in Adoption by U.S. Senator Gary Peters.  The Berrymans were married in 2005, and were licensed to provide foster care in 2010. Since then, they have adopted seven …

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Adams Schools Construction Projects On Schedule

Construction projects in the Adams Township School District are on track. The Board of Education toured work in progress at Jeffers High School during last night’s meeting. Superintendent Tim Keteri told us that the new back entrance to the building will be opened next week. The new third-floor cafeteria is …

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