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Go Topless For Brain Cancer Research

This is the weekend to pop the top off and enjoy the outdoors. It’s the inaugural Yoopers Go Topless Too event–part of the 11th annual global celebration where Jeep enthusiasts take the top off their vehicles and go for a group ride. Organizer Tom Swetich says you don’t need to …

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Michigan Tech Offering Cybersecurity Camp For Local Students

Want to explore the exciting world of cybersecurity and computers? Michigan Tech is offering a weeklong GenCyber program this summer. This is an opportunity for students to enjoy a weeklong exploration in cybersecurity and experience university life. The camp is for local middle school and high school students (grades 7-12) …

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UP Students head to the Lake Superior Youth Symposium

A total of forty-five students in grades 8-11, along with teachers and chaperones, from eight UP schools will be attending the 13th biennial Lake Superior Youth Symposium this week at University of Minnesota-Duluth. The symposium draws students from the Lake Superior watershed, including MI, WI, MN, and Ontario. Locally, students …

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Baraga Lumberjack Days Names Grand Marshals

The Grand Marshalls for the Baraga County Lumberjack Days will be Baraga residents Jim and Sue Wilson. The announcement was made on the Baraga County Lumberjack Days Facebook page. The couple graduated from Baraga High School in 1977 and were married in 1980. They are third generation owners of Wilkinson’s …

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Heritage Grants Awarded

The following press release was issued by Keweenaw National Historical Park: (Calumet, MI) The Advisory Commission and National Park Service at Keweenaw National Historical Park are pleased to announce that 16 Keweenaw Heritage Grants have been awarded for projects across Michigan’s historic Copper Country. A total of $137,861.00 was disbursed, with …

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Gov. Whitmer approves $26 million in outdoor recreation development and acquisition grants

$26 Million is being distributed to communities throughout the state in Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grants. “Creating more avenues for people to connect with Michigan’s beautiful outdoor spaces encompasses what Pure Michigan means. Investing in Michigan’s beautiful outdoor spaces can help economic growth while providing a physical and mental …

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