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Finnish Energy Experts To Talk About Biomass

Two Finnish energy experts are coming to the Copper Country. One is the CEO of a factory in Finland that builds extremely efficient biomass generators, and the other is a researcher at Finland’s BioEconomy Center. They will be part of the Energy Meet-UP next Friday at the Finnish American Heritage …

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Houghton Douglass Falls Sold To DNR

Houghton Douglass Falls will soon be a State Park in honor of veterans. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources purchased the falls Thursday and says it plans to reopen what is arguably the state’s tallest waterfall for the public to enjoy. Houghton Douglass Falls is a location that many locals …

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UP Power Plant Construction Underway

More reliable power and transmission can be expected when two new generating plants in the Upper Peninsula are complete. Governor Rick Snyder had a call to action in 2015 because he felt there was energy crisis in the UP. “When we set out to develop our project we were looking …

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Calumet Man Missing For 17 Days

UPDATE:  The missing man has been found. Police are searching for a missing Calumet man who was last seen over two weeks ago. 61-year-old Steven W. Mulligan has been missing since September 3rd when he was last seen at his residence.  Police say his wallet was turned in to the …

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Woman Falls To Her Death At Pictured Rocks

UPDATE– A California woman is dead after falling at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore while trying to take a selfie. 32-year-old Tu Thanh Nguyen slipped and fell Thursday while hiking by herself on the North Country Trail. About 1:30pm…she stopped about a half-mile east of Grand Portal Point to take pictures …

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Mohawk Man Killed In Vehicle Crash

A Mohawk man is dead following a vehicle crash in Keweenaw County. The accident happened on Wednesday just after 7:30pm on #6 Road in Allouez Township. The Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office says 32-year-old Bradley M. Spagnotti was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado northbound on #6 Road near First Street in …

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Materials Needed To Build Lending Libraries

A local community outreach program is asking for your support with a small building project. Baraga County Communities That Care, a non profit organization that promotes healthy living in the local community, is seeking donations of building material that will be used to keep books and literature dry. Recently the organization …

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Volunteers Needed For Playground Builds

Volunteers are needed for a pair of playground builds in the city of Hancock. The new playground structure at Terrace Park was successfully built when volunteers came out last month. The city was also able to begin working on rehabbing the Terrace Park tennis court, which will be completed in …

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