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$900,000 Loan Granted For Local Water & Sewer Improvements

The North Houghton County Water and Sewage Authority will receive a $900,000 loan to continue work on improving the wastewater, sewer collection and treatment system. The authority provides sewer service for Calumet Township, Osceola Township, the Village of Calumet, and the Village of Laurium. This project serves 2,555 residential and …

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Kids Fishing Derby At Swedetown Pond Saturday

The 14th annual Kids’ Fishing Derby will be held at Swedetown Pond this Saturday. The event is sponsored by the Calumet-Keweenaw Sportsmen’s Club in conjunction with Calumet Township. Kids can fish from 9:00am to noon with a free hot dog lunch and prizes starting at noon. Worms will be provided …

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Learn About Isle Royale Seaplanes

The public is invited for an evening learning about the only air service from Hancock to Isle Royale National Park.  The event will take place Wednesday at 6:30pm at the Portage Lake District Library. Director of Operations for Isle Royale Seaplanes John Rector will discuss questions that have recently come …

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Republican Candidate Forum At The Dee

The Republican Party of Keweenaw County will be hosting a candidate forum featuring Republican candidates for State Representative in the 110th District. The forum will take place on Monday, July 23rd in the ballroom at Dee Stadium in Houghton.  Doors open at 7:00pm and the forum will begin at 7:30pm. …

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Copper Country Strong Group Photo Tuesday

Interest in the Copper Country Strong group photo continues to grow so steps are being taken to mitigate potential parking issues. The photo is scheduled for tomorrow at 12:15pm in the parking lot of UP Health System—Portage in Hancock, the one month anniversary of the Father’s Day Flood. The Hancock …

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Fatal Fire In Alger County

Authorities are investigating a fatal fire in Alger County.  The fire took place around 1:00 Saturday morning at a house in Rock River Township. The house was completely destroyed by the fire. Fire fighters discovered the remains of a person inside the residence. The name of the victim has not …

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