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Black Lives Matter March Update

Another march supporting the Black Lives Matter movement took place Saturday on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge. It wasn’t as big as previous marches, but it remained peaceful, according to the Houghton Police Department. What brought the marchers to the bridge for the 4th straight weekend, were several things, in …

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Patriotic Party On The Point Saga Heats Up

*UPDATE* This morning Russ and Betsy Smith, owners of Baby E’s BBQ have contacted Keweenaw Report, and have stated they are backing out of the event.  In the ongoing “Patriotic Party on the Point” Saga, Steve Klein, Chief of the Tamarack City Volunteer Fire Department, stated in an email to …

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Drive Through COVID-19 Testing Offered Next Week

When it comes to COVID-19 testing, the Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center, Western Upper Peninsula Health Department and the Marquette County Health Department are coming to you. They will be offering drive through testing next week, at the following locations, on Tuesday, from 10:15am until 2pm, you can stop …

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Patriotic Party On The Point Update

Erik Kiilunen, a local business owner, who started the “All Business is Essential” movement, has been working hard, to make sure the Keweenaw has a Fireworks display for the 4th of July, after all the area events were cancelled, due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizer Erik Kiilunen. Next …

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Judge Temporarily Shuts Line 5 Down

It’s official, Line 5 is temporarily shut down, after a judge granted a motion filed by Attorney General Dana Nessel, for Canadian Oil Company Enbridge to cease all activity on the Line 5 pipeline, which carries crude oil and natural gas under the Straits of Mackinac. Damage to the pipeline’s …

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