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La Cantina Mexican Restaurant Opens In Hancock

A new restaurant is now open in downtown Hancock that features flavors from south of the border. La Cantina Restaurant opened its doors for the first time Wednesday, just in time for Winter Carnival. The menu features a wide  variety of traditional Mexican favorites, which come with complimentary chips and …

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UPSET Makes Another Drug Bust In Houghton County

A South Range man is facing five felony drug charges after being arrested in Houghton County. On Tuesday, detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) conducted an investigation that led to the arrest of 24 year old Charles Lester Knuckles. The suspect was arrested at his residence in South …

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House Committee Looks At Technology & The VA

Advances in technology can improve the care that veterans receive from the VA. Congressman Jack Bergman took part in a committee hearing entitled “Assessing the VA IT Landscape: Progress and Challenges.” The hearing was designed to explore the major Information Technology modernization projects and programs underway at the Department of …

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Winter Carnival’s All-Nighter Begins Today

Music, food, fun and of course plenty of snow, are in store as Michigan Tech’s annual Winter Carnival officially gets underway today with the legendary All-nighter. This year’s theme is “Snow Cascades Across the Decades.” Blue Key Honor Society President Brad Torni says Carnival comes just in time. Events will …

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Hancock Middle School Takes Part In Garbology Study

Hancock Public Schools are digging into the numbers–and the trash–to find out how much garbage is being thrown away that could have been recycled. It’s part of a study spearheaded by the Copper Country Recycling Initiative to teach these middle school students about recycling and to share the data with …

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Copperwood Exploratory Drilling Begins In Gogebic County

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has issued a use permit to Orvana Resources U.S. Corp. – a subsidiary of Highland Copper – to conduct exploratory drilling on a 1-mile-square piece of property situated along the westernmost edge of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Gogebic County. The exploratory drilling began …

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