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Personal Injury Accident on US-41 in Portage Township

Houghton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 2-car personal injury crash around 10:30 a.m. in Portage Township. The vehicle driven by a 78 year-old from L’Anse was westbound on US-41 when the driver attempted to make a left-hand turn onto Waylene Street. Not seeing the incoming traffic, the driver turned …

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Join a Music Ensemble at Michigan Tech

HOUGHTON, MI, Thursday, August 17, 2017– The music ensembles at Michigan Tech will hold annual ensemble auditions from August 30 – September 7th in preparation for the 2017-18 performance season. The ensembles include opportunities for students and community members to perform band, choral, jazz, and orchestral literature in concerts from …

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Take a free ride during Free ORV Weekend Aug. 19-20

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites residents and out-of-state visitors to enjoy Free ORV Weekend Aug. 19-20. During the weekend, Michigan residents and nonresidents legally can ride DNR-designated routes and trails without purchasing an ORV license or trail permit. Free ORV Weekend not only offers access to nearly 3,700 …

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Families Enjoy Free Cruise On Ranger III

Inclement weather threatened parts of the event, but the skies cleared just in time for families to celebrate the end of summer on the Ranger III for Family Free Day. Park Ranger Lori Honrath said three different activities provided residents and visitors with an opportunity to learn about the 59 …

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Serving Up Cinnamon Rolls At Bakers and Books

North Wind Books at Finlandia University is hosting a series called “Bakers and Books” every Thursday until the end of September. The series is open to the public and begins at 10 a.m. Each session will feature a local baker who will sell their baked goods and enjoy conversation with …

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Pleas Entered In Beartown Firefighters Crash

A Baraga man involved in a car accident that killed two firefighters last year in Minnesota has pled guilty to three charges. 29-year-old Michael Allen Johnson pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide and another count of criminal vehicular operation causing great bodily harm. He faces a maximum …

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North Wind Books hosting “Bakers & Books” series

Every Thursday, beginning August 17 and running through the end of September, North Wind Books will be hosting a local baker for a series titled “Bakers & Books.” The series is open to the public, will feature complementary coffee and will begin at 10 a.m. each Thursday. “Books and baked …

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