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Senator Peters Visits Escanaba Manufacturing Facility

US Senator Gary Peters continues to make his away across Michigan on his 4th annual motorcycle tour. Tuesday he stopped in Escanaba to visit the Engineered Machined Products facilities where the Senator highlighted the importance of keeping Michigan at the forefront of manufacturing. Peters also talked about his proposal to …

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Campers Ready To Rock This Saturday

PJ Olsson’s Rock Camp returns with the Really Big Show this Saturday night at the Rozsa Center. For the 10th year, Rock Campers have come together for a two-week full immersion camp to hone their performance skills and grow individually as people and musicians. The lineup of talented performers includes …

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Bond Proposals Pass In Calumet & DB-TC Schools

Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Area Schools will get their desired upgrades and the Village of Calumet will be able to buy some much needed maintenance equipment. Bond proposals were put in front of voters in yesterday’s August election. Both decisions were close, but in the end, voters gave narrow approvals to …

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UP Blood Center in critical need of blood types

The UP Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical need for O-pos, O-neg, and A-neg blood types. Rachel Heath from the UP regional Blood Center says summertime usually brings a drop in donations as people enjoy the weather but the need does not.  “A lot of people are traveling …

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Free Family Fun Fair Saturday

Houghton-Keweenaw Communities That Care will be hosting their 2nd annual Family Fun Fair this Saturday. The free event is held to encourage families in the community to come together for some quality time in a safe, fun environment. Festivities include inflatable games, MMA lessons, free food and drinks, water games, …

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Registration Open for Puppet Project Workshops

Houghton, Michigan – August 5, 2019. The Department of Visual and Performing Arts announces SUMMER PUPPET WORKSHOPS offered through The Puppet Project, August 12 – 17. The Puppet Project is an initiative to introduce and establish the art of puppetry into our local culture through education and performances. The workshops …

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