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Pancake Fundraiser will Support the Doelle Senior Center’s Operations

The Copper Country’s first flakes of snow might prompt anyone to start making more pancakes for breakfast throughout the winter. This Sunday the Doelle Seniors will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser that will help support the senior center’s operations. Sunday morning’s breakfast with the Doelle Seniors sure sounds delicious, with …

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Short Films at 41 North Share Artistic Styles, Political Stories, and Connections Between Adults and Kids

Short films are often a filmmaker’s first time getting their feet wet in the movie-making industry. Many times students study film work on short films as a part of class projects, while others enjoy the challenge a short film presents to a creative mind. Throughout the 41 North Film Festival, …

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Four Full Nights of Cinema with the 41 North Film Festival Starts Tonight

Organizers of the 41 North Film Festivals are very excited to return to Michigan Tech’s campus over the next four days. Director Erin Smith says that the festival plans will continue to offer great independent projects as well as a couple of larger titles the community may have heard about. …

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Riley Olson Awarded Senior 4-H’er of the Year

Riley Olson earns Houghton–Keweenaw 4-H’s highest honor. In October the Houghton – Keweenaw 4 H members gathered to celebrate another year during its annual award ceremony. Riley Olson was awarded the 2023 Senior 4 H’er Award, for his accomplishments and contributions to the club and his community. As well as …

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Keweenaw Community Action Agency Organizes Food Distribution Event Today

Many organizations around the copper country are concerned with making sure residents have access to healthy food options. Today the Keweenaw Community Action agency will host a walk-through food pantry. Starting at 10 a.m., residents wishing to pick up a food distribution box are asked to bring their blue or …

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Evan McDonald Steps Away from Executive Role with the Keweenaw Land Trust

The Keweenaw Land Trust regrets to say goodbye to their Executive Director. Evan McDonald recently announced his plans to depart from his role with the organization after 20 years with the Keweenaw Land Trust. During his tenure with the land trust, McDonald led the community-driven organization, becoming a respected member …

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Hancock Hiring Two Seasonal Dump Truck Drivers

Hancock has season positions available to work with the city. The city of Hancock will seek two qualified candidates to fill two seasonal dump truck driver positions. These roles with the city of Hancock public works department are on-call night shifts, that will assist with snow removal during the winter. …

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Feeding America Semi Truck Arrives in Ontonagon Today

Feeding America will deliver a semi-truck full of healthy food for a mobile food pantry in the western upper peninsula today. At noon feeding America will host a mobile food pantry for residents around the Ontonagon area. Those planning to pick up a box of food from today’s mobile food …

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TNC Opens Full Size Vehicle Access to the Clark Mine Trail

The Nature Conservancy in Michigan will open road access to the Clark Mine trail to all vehicles starting today. Yesterday TNC announced the group plans to open the Clark mine trial and other seasonal trails to allow access for the upcoming deer rifle season, and the snowmobile community. All trail …

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UPPCO Helps Houghton County Replace 400 Light Bulbs in the Courthouse

Houghton County replaced 400 light bulbs thanks to an energy efficiency program with UPPCO. Yesterday upper technicians worked in the Houghton County Courthouse to replace the building’s mercury vapor lightbulbs, with new LED fluorescent bulbs. County administrator Ben Larsen additionally shared that the program the county used to upgrade to …

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