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FinnU Giving Day Brings in $8,945 for Student Textbooks

The following press release was issued by Finlandia University: The Finlandia Alumni Board (FAB) is pleased to announce the final total of Finlandia’s first annual Giving Day; $8,945.46. As a result, the FAB will be giving away 35 $250 Alumni Association Textbook Awards this coming semester.In February of 2019, the FAB determined it wanted …

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Accident On Canal Road Leads To Arrest

One man is facing a drunk driving charge after an auto accident early Sunday morning. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident on Canal Road around 3:30am. The driver of the vehicle suffered minor injuries and was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated. He was later taken by Mercy …

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Chassell Man Injured In ATV Accident

A Chassell man is recovering after colliding with a minivan while on his ATV. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident just before 9:00am Saturday on US-41, south of Klingville Road in Chassell Township. A 65-year-old Chassell man was traveling northbound along the shoulder of US-41 in his …

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Free BBQ & Bounce House At Gardenview On Saturday

Summer is the time to fire up the grill and have a cookout.  Gardenview Assisted Living and Memory Care in Calumet is hosting their annual Summer Barbecue on Saturday, July 20,  from noon to 4pm. Sales and Marketing Director Adam Gill says there will be music, games, and of course, …

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Up next at Finlandia U Gallery: Jonathan Thunder

Supernaut and the Pollinators Return to the Sky, Acrylic on canvas, 60” x 48, 2018 The following press release was issued by Finlandia University: HANCOCK, MI – Finlandia University Gallery will present the exhibition Suspension of Disbelief by multi-disciplinary artist Jonathan Thunder at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage …

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Civil War Reenactment Group Returns To Fort Wilkins

History comes alive at Fort Wilkins for the 35th year as Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery, a Civil War era living history group returns for an encampment interpreting army life of the period. On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 26th through the 28th, the group will be demonstrating artillery …

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3rd Annual Public Safety Day In Keweenaw County

The Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting the 3rd annual Public Safety Day this Saturday, July 20th. The event will be from 12pm to 4:00pm at the Allouez township park in Mohawk and brings together all facets of Public Safety in Keweenaw County, including fire, medical, police, rescue and …

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Bessemer Company Receives Grant For Building Addition

An Upper Peninsula company is getting a boost from a grant by the Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development. Bessemer Plywood Corporation will receive $100,000 from the Food and Agriculture Investment Fund for the construction of a 30,000 square-foot building addition. “Michigan’s diverse food and agriculture industry is ripe …

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