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New Admissions Deferment Lifted For Medical Care Facility

Veterans Affairs has lifted a deferment against the Houghton County Medical Care Facility. Facility Administrator Kim Salmi received word Wednesday from the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain that the deferment was lifted following discussions last week between the two organizations. A press release from the Medical …

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KHF Sponsors Zamboni at Calumet Colosseum

CALUMET, Mich. – The Calumet Colosseum has served the community for decades. In fact, it’s the oldest indoor ice rink in the world. And, thanks to a contribution from the Keweenaw Health Foundation (KHF), its future remains bright. The KHF recently partnered with the Calumet Hockey Association (CHA) as the newest …

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Introducing Groomed Trail, a Free & Crowdsourced Community for Snowmobilers to Interact with GPS Recorded Trail Data

Clarkston, Michigan – Groomed Trail is pleased to announce its new online and interactive snowmobile trail mapping solution for snowmobilers in the Midwest. The platform enables users to forego the traditional paper map and interact with GPS recorded trail data online. Also included are forums, news, events and classified sections. “Groomed Trail …

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Portage Lake District Library Hosts Keweenaw Garden Club

The Portage Lake District Library will host the Keweenaw Garden Club for a presentation for the public on Monday, December 17, from 6:30 – 7:30pm. Michigan Tech Ecology professor Christopher Webster will present “Garden Hardscaping: Beautiful and Durable Stone Walls Built with Keweenaw Mine Rock”. Webster will explore techniques for …

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Become an Isle Royale Summer 2019 Teen Artist

HOUGHTON, MICH – Isle Royale National Park begins accepting applications for the summer 2019 Isle Royale Teen Artist Exploration January 2, 2019. This artistic discovery is geared to all aspiring teen artists who want to develop their art through experiencing wilderness, and is open to all visual and performing artists, writers, …

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Avoiding Fire Dangers During Winter Season

The Christmas tree is found in most American homes this time of year with twinkling lights, sometimes candy canes, and an assortment of ornaments, but it has also been known to devastate a family’s holiday season in some cases.  Electrician Bill Sheetz said, “Too many lights on one circuit creates …

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