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Ride the Keweenaw Registration Opens

Registration is now open for this spring’s Ride the Keweenaw. This year’s mountain bike event will again take place on Memorial Day weekend. The Friday schedule features a guided group ride underground at the Adventure Mine in Greenland. Saturday will include group rides at the Tech, Churning Rapids and Swedetown …

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Vajda to Head U.P. Cybersecurity Institute

A former Marquette city manager will take over the leadership of Northern Michigan University’s Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute. A release from the university says William Vajda has extensive experience in technology roles at the state and federal government levels, with his most recent job as chief information officer for the …

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Aspirus Adds PA to Houghton Staff

As received from Aspirus: Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital & Clinics proudly welcomes Certified Physician Assistant Tricia Lawton, PA-C, to its team of family medicine providers. She is devoted to delivering a higher level of care close to home. She is now accepting patients at Aspirus Houghton Clinic. Lawton has over a …

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Spring FLARE at Michigan Tech a Huge Hit

Sustainable Futures Association (SFA) partnered with Keweenaw Pride at Michigan Tech to put on the Spring Festival of Love, Arts, Radiance, and Empowerment, also known as Spring FLARE, on March 29. It was held in the lobby of the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.   It was open to the …

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Brandon Tatum talks at Michigan Tech

Brandon Tatum came and spoke at Michigan Tech last Tuesday evening, March 29. The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) originally voted to deny the funding for the event after hearing concerns from individuals of the LGBTQ plus community. They were overruled by Michigan Tech’s administration. Individuals spoke against Tatum coming to …

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Potential Contractors Will Review Parking Deck Demo Project Today

The impending demolition of the Houghton’s big downtown parking deck will take another step forward today. City officials will host contractors interested in taking on the project at a pre-bid meeting. Because of the scope of the project, Houghton city manager Eric Waara told the city council last week that …

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L’Anse Announces Waterfront Concert Schedule

The Village of L’Anse has announced the schedule for its summer Waterfront Concert series. This year’s slate begins June 15th, with Chad Borgen and the Collective. It continues through September 14th, with a season-ending performance by Uncle Floyd. Performances will again take place on Thursday nights at 7:00 at the …

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Breakfast Fundraiser in Hubbell for VFW’s Honor Roll

The Copper Ingot VFW post 4624  in Hubbell is hosting a breakfast fundraiser this Saturday, April 1 from 7:30 – 11:30am. Shannon from Shannon’s Home Cooking will be cooking for the event. Tickets are sold at the door. Adults are $12, children ages 6-12 are $8, and kids under 6 …

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31 Backpacks Sends Out Over 4800 Meals In 3 U.P. Counties

31 Backpacks hosted their Big Pack: Spring Break Edition on Sunday afternoon, Monday evening, and early Tuesday morning.   31 Backpacks president, Melissa Maki estimated they packed 930 kitchen trash bags including over 4800 meals to maintain families and children in need. Snacks and personal hygiene products were also sent out.  …

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Hancock Planning Commission Endorses Proposed Wind/Solar Ordinance

Hancock’s proposed solar and wind energy ordinance will advance to the city council for consideration. The city planning commission endorsed the document last night, despite the absences of members Paul Labine, Andrew Lahti and Bob Wencz, and city manager Mary Babcock. Commission member Steve Walton was commended for his efforts …

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