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Volunteers Needed For CopperDog 150

As the Copper Country’s signature dogsled race quickly approaches, a large orchestrated event like the CopperDog 150 would not be possible without help of its citizens and that’s why volunteers are being accepted. Each year the efforts of nearly 500 people make the weekend spectator sport possible bringing thousands to …

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Women’s Business Clothing Needed For Free Sale

First impressions can often be the difference between landing that great new job or getting passed over. One of the first things a perspective employer will notice is how you’re dressed–and that includes company representatives at a career fair. Michigan Tech is collecting gently worn women’s business clothing for their …

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Markkanen Adjusts To New Role As Representative

With nearly 10 million neighbors, Michigan residents are bound to not always agree on certain things, and through the legislative process we have elected officials who represent the residents of Michigan. “There’s 110 representatives down here representing the ten million people in Michigan and every district has its concerns, its …

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Finnish CEO Talks About His Road To Success

Featuring tasty Finnish-American favorites, a new cookbook is out and the primary supporter of the project will be in town to give a presentation Wednesday at the Finnish American Heritage Center. “We’re very fortunate to be able to host Mr. Juha Vidgren. He’s the CEO of the Finnish logging equipment …

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Car Accident Sends Five People To The Hospital

Four adults and a small child were injured in a car accident Monday in Marquette County. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident just before 11:30am. The accident happened on US-41 near Midway Drive in Negaunee Township. Authorities say 79-year-old Alonzo Feldbauer of …

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Climate Change Author to Visit Portage Library

The Portage Lake District Library will host Two Harbors, Minnesota resident and author Katya Gordon for a reading and discussion about her latest book, Climate Change Musings and Studies from Lake Superior’s North Shore on Thursday, February 14 at 5pm. Gordon’s book is intended to help regular people in the …

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