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Michigan DNR Locates Greenland Water Source, Will Continue Search for Viable Well Site

Michigan Department of Natural Resources officers have found the source of the Greenland water spigot, advising the public to no longer drink water at the near by trail-side spigot. Though the agency will continue its search for a safe and viable well site. DNR officers were able to locate the …

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Two New Groups Working with MSHDA to Disperse $750,000 for the MI-HOPE Progam

Two Keweenaw Peninsula group have received grants from the MI HOPE program to help area residents rreedcue electric and heating costs in their homes. The Baraga-Houghton-Keweenaw Community Action Agency and Copper Country Habitat for Humanity were awarded a total of 750,000 dollars from the state of Michigan to become funding …

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Time Still Left to Register for the Verna Mize Triathlon

Verna Mize saved Lake Superior. Her fight was against illegal material dumping by mining companies has kept the water clean and safe for the basin’s residents. This weekend the local area will celebrate the local hero, with a triathlon involving the water Mize dearly protected. “She saved the lake. And …

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’76 Seney Wildfire Assistant Fire Boss Recounts Experience of State’s Largest Wildfire in Modern Era

The trend this summer across the Upper Peninsula has been hazy skies caused by wildfires in eastern Canada. Recently Michigan passed the anniversary of the state’s largest wildfire in the modern suppression era of firefighting. In 1976 the Walsh Ditch Fire burned over one hundred square miles in the Seney …

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Copper Country Veterans Resource Fair Today in Calumet

When service men and women come home after active duty sorting through veteran benefits can be difficult without the right help. Later today, Copper Country veterans affairs offices will host the Copper Country Veterans Resource Fair at the Calumet Colosseum. Some of the information available at the fair includes a …

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Baraga County Fair Schedule Released

The final schedule has been released for this weekend’s Baraga County Fair. Preliminary activities begin Thursday evening, with the arrival and judging of small animals, and interviews with the queen candidates. Friday activities begin in earnest at 3:00, when the food and craft vendors open for business. Bounce houses for …

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Houghton Police Asking Public for Help Identifying a Motorcyclist

The City of Houghton Police Department is asking the public for assistance in identifying a motorcyclist. Houghton police are searching for a motorcyclist, recently seen in the area, for questioning regarding  traffic violations. The city of Houghton has posted photos of the motorcyclist on the city’s Facebook page. Copies of …

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Up Close and Personal with the Corgan Family and Gull Rock Lighthouse

Lighthouse’s seems to draw all kinds of people to them. From visitors, to ships seeking safe harbor. Off shore lights rarely see visitors, but are just as fascinating, if not more than their coastal counterparts. Tomorrow evening the Keweenaw County Historical Society, has invited Jeremiah Mason, descendant of the lighthouse …

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Seven Year Old Drowns in Ontonagon County

A seven year old child drowned in Misery Bay over the weekend, in Ontoangon County. On Friday the Ontonagon County Sheriff was dispatched to the Misery Bay boat launch for a report of a missing seven year old boy. Superior Search and Rescue with assistance from volunteers, were able to …

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Calumet Theatre Hosting King and Kash During a Weekend Full of Croatian Culture

During the peak of the Copper mining industry in the Keweenaw Peninsula, existed more than 40 cultural ethnic groups. A large portion of the immigrant community here came from eastern Europe. Over the years, preserving those cultural groups and traditions has become important to many area residents. One group often …

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