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Markkenen Testifies In Support Of Road Commissions Bill

The following press release was issued by Representative Markkanen’s office: State Rep. Greg Markkanen this week testified before the House Transportation Committee in support of a plan to help county road commissions to improve their facilities and fix Michigan roads.  Under current Michigan law, county roads commission have only up …

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Improve Your Wellness at Inaugural Fair on March 30

The following press release was issued by Finlandia University: The Copper Country community is invited to the Finnish American Heritage Center on Saturday, March 30 from 2 to 5 p.m. for the inaugural Wellness Fair at Finlandia University. The fair will include more than a half dozen vendors, several no-cost …

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MTEC Smartzone Presents Starting Your own Business

Are you curious to know what it takes to start your own business? The MTEC SmartZone’s Jason Mack will be presenting on this topic at the Portage Lake District Library on Monday at 6:30pm. Some of these include: what problem are you solving, what is your go to market plan, …

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Portage Paddle Sports Adds New Location

The following press release was issued by Portage Paddle Sports: After two successful seasons, Portage Paddle Sports will be expanding for the 2019 summer season. Portage Paddle Sports will continue to operate at Hancock Beach in Hancock, Michigan and will now open a second location at Ray Kestner Waterfront Park …

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