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Calumet Schools Art Exhibition

Hancock-  The Copper Country Community Arts Center is featuring artwork from Calumet Schools now through December 23rd in the CCCAC Youth Gallery. View work by talented local youth from grades K-12 during the Arts Center open hours, Tuesday-Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday 10am-2pm. The Copper Country Community Arts Center is located …

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UPPCO & Michigan Tech Exploring Solar Project

Marquette – Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) is collaborating with a group of Michigan Technological University students through the Alternative Energy Enterprise Group to explore the feasibility of developing a community solar energy facility in the area. “UPPCO is pleased to collaborate with faculty and students of Michigan Tech to …

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Michigan Tech Midyear Commencement Is Saturday

More than 360 bachelor’s, master’s and PhD recipients are expected to attend Midyear Commencement Saturday (Dec 16). Ceremonies will take place at 10:30 a.m. in the Wood Gym of the Student Development Complex. James Parm, partner at Inc. CEO Project, will deliver the commencement address. Parm graduated from Michigan Tech …

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Scammers Threatening Arrest If IRS Bill Is Not Paid

The Michigan State Police wants people to be aware of a phone scam that continues to target local residents. Scammers usually give the victim a sense of urgency, pretending to be an official of a legitimate organization to fool the victim into providing sensitive information.  Some even threaten to have …

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Laurn-Grove Ice Rink Upgrade Now Complete

Hancock, Michigan – The City of Hancock was awarded a $3,000 grant to upgrade the Laurn Grove outdoor ice rink as a part of Keweenaw Community Foundation’s (KCF) Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Spring 2017 granting cycle. In the spring of 2017, the City of Hancock was awarded a $3,000 grant …

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KBIC Makes Bi-Annual Gaming Distribution Payments

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has released their most recent gaming distributions. Eight percent of the gaming proceeds go to the state of Michigan while two percent go to local units of government. The payments are made bi-annually. Over $129,000 went to local governments in Baraga County from the Ojibwa …

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Moving Forward With L’Anse Solar Power Plan

The residents of L’Anse may soon be getting some of their power from solar energy. Village residents met last night for a follow up meeting regarding a Community Solar Garden.   The Upper Peninsula Solar Assistance and Resource Team, also known as UPSTART, presented information to the village residents earlier …

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Nara Family Honored By Houghton City Council

The Nara Nature Park provides some of the best recreational opportunities in Houghton and the park just got bigger. An additional seven acres was donated to the park by the Nara family, comprising of an area around the Pilgrim River, just south of the bridge in the park. This is …

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