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CCISD to Develop Student Mental Health Program

The Copper Country Intermediate School District will be part of a significant effort to provide services for students with mental health issues.  The District will receive $2 million from the state over the next five years through a Michigan Department of Education grant entitled Project AWARE.  The money will be …

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Calumet Suspends Police Officer Search

The Village of Calumet is giving up its effort to hire a police officer.  At last night’s village council meeting, council member Doug Harrer said the current posting has produced no qualified applicants. The public safety committee suggested abandoning the effort – for now – and considering using the money …

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Trump Jr. Coming to Keweenaw

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is coming to the Copper Country. Donald Trump Jr. is scheduled to make a stop at the Houghton County Memorial Airport tomorrow afternoon at 4:30. Doors will open at 3:00. Tickets must be obtained in advance online, and are limited to two per request. The …

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COVID Spotlight Turns Back to Gogebic County

The COVID-19 focus in the Western Upper Peninsula is swinging back to Gogebic County. The latest report released by the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department shows 59 more confirmed positives and 38 more probable positives in the five-county region. 24 of the confirmed positives and 35 of the probables came …

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