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Free Hearing & Vision Screenings for children

The Western UP Health Department is offering free hearing and vision screenings for children entering Preschool, Kindergarten, or home schooling. Screenings will be offered at their office in Hancock on July 23rd and 24th, and in L’Anse on July 25th. Hearing and vision screenings help identify difficulties a child may …

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Lake Superior Day July 21 in Copper Harbor

The following press release was issued by Michigan Tech: 1-4 pm, Sunday, July 21 ~ Celebrate Lake Superior Day in Copper Harbor!!Celebrate the beauty and bounty of Lake Superior!  Copper Harbor community volunteers, along with the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, are organizing the 7th annual Lake Superior Day Festival with lots …

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Contemplative Forest Art Walk Opens at the Ford Center Forest

photo credit Anne Beffel The following press release was issued by Michigan Tech: July 15, 2019—Michigan Technological University’s Visual and Performing Arts Department and the Ford Center announce the opening of Contemplative Forest Art Walk, a contemplative art trail experience by Anne Beffel, Professor of Visual and Performing Arts. Hand …

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Help your young athlete stay healthy

The following press release was issued by Aspirus Keweenaw: LAURIUM, Mich. – July 15 – 21 is National Youth Sports Week. The week serves to elevate the importance of youth sports across the nation. More American kids are playing sports than ever before. It’s great news—physical activity helps children stay fit …

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Eagle Harbor Man Facing Nine Felonies In Child Porn Investigation

UPDATE: Name Released–61-year-old Michael Thomas Braman of Eagle Harbor was arraigned Monday in 97th District Court in Keweenaw County on nine felony charges related to a child pornography investigation. ——————————————————————————————————— A Keweenaw County man is facing multiple child porn charges. Deputies from the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 61-year-old …

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John Haeussler presentation at Hancock School Public Library

Pre-1940 images of Hancock will be displayed and discussed at the Hancock School Public Library, part of a presentation by John Haeussler on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 7:00pm. It is called Fire, Miners and Elephants: Hancock in Photos and Words, 1860-1940. Contemporary accounts from newspapers and other publications pertaining …

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Students Attend National Summer Transportation Institute

The following press release was issued by Michigan Tech writer Mark Wilcox: High school students from throughout the country will travel throughout the Upper Peninsula during the National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI), July 14-27. Part of Michigan Technological University’s Summer Youth Programs (SYP), explorations will take the students beyond the …

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