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Hancock’s New Garbage Bag Stickers are Available

The city of Hancock will soon switch to garbage stickers for trash pick-up. Last year, the city council chose to make the change, as Hancock’s typical bag producer is no longer able to produce garbage bags for the city. Residents may continue using the city bags until the supply is …

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John Croze is Named September’s First Superior Educator of the New School Year

Schools around the Copper Country have begun classes. Kids are cracking open the books, and teachers are picking up the best piece of chalk for the board. Over the school year, the Portage Health Foundation is recognizing educators who go above and beyond the call of the classroom and help …

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The Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Will Hit the Links at Their 9th Annual Golf Scramble

Summer is closing out and the final days of the golf season are on the horizon. But before the golf bag is hung up, and the golf carts are stored away, the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home plans to hit the links. In just a couple of weeks the shelter …

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CLK Schools Creative Arts Department Receives an Incredible Gift from Their Alumni

This year’s all school reunion in calumet did more than bring alumni home. Wednesday afternoon, CHS/SHHS Reunion Association President David Crowley gifted checks to Calumet-Laurium-Keweenaw (CLK) Schools arts, band and theater departments. Each department was astonished by the gifts, and support from the area. With each teacher expressing that the …

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Assault Leaves L’Anse Man Gravely Injured

A 24-year-old L’Anse man is on life support this morning, following an assault yesterday in Houghton. Houghton police officers were called to the Arbor Green Apartments on Dodge Street around 4:50 a.m. They found the victim severely beaten and unconscious. The victim was taken by Mercy Ambulance to UP Health …

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Friends Remember Hancock’s Deb Mann

Around 100 friends of Hancock Downtown Development Authority Coordinator and community leader Deb Mann remembered her yesterday at a gathering at Quincy Green. Mann was killed Tuesday in an explosion and fire at her home. Her husband survived, and he attended the gathering, along with their daughters. Hancock city council …

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Ahmeek Fire Department Receives Hose Grant

The Ahmeek Village Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department will be better able to fight fires, thanks to a recent federal grant, The $42,623.00 award from the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant program will be used to replace existing fire hose, much of which was donated by downstate departments. Captain Michael …

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Most State Road Construction Suspended for Holiday Weekend

Travel will be a little easier on Michigan highways this Labor Day weekend, as the Michigan Department of Transportation will suspend work on many of its construction projects. From 3 p.m. today until 6 a.m. Tuesday, 96 out of 162 construction zones will open up. Officials note that caution will …

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The Arnold Air Society TSgt Robert E. LaMotte Squadron is Organizing Their Annual POW/MIA 5K

In one month the Air Force ROTC unit on Michigan Tech’s campus will hold their annual POW/MIA 5K run/walk. The fundraising event is set up and organized by the ROTC unit, to honor the men and women who have been lost to war without record of what happened to them. …

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The Keweenaw Learning Center Introduces Two New After School Tutoring Programs

The Keweenaw Learning Center has introduced a new after school program to help students with academics. Starting this fall, the organization will offer tutoring and homework help for area students grades 6 through 10. The after school program will go from 3:45 pm to 6 pm each school day. Certified …

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