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KBIC Creates Great Lakes Unmanned Systems Center & Enhances Lifesaving Capability

By Jeffery Loman & Andy Chosa September 19, 2016 L’Anse Indian Reservation, MI – The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) is providing over $20,000 worth of robotic lifesaving equipment and training to enhance the water rescue capabilities of first responders in Marquette. In response to the tragedy that claimed the lives of two young people in …

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Dianda Calls For Investigation Into Capitol View Project

State Representative Scott Dianda wants the attorney general to investigate the Capitol View project in Lansing. Dianda introduced a resolution in the House requesting the investigation, citing the possible waste, fraud and abuse of power by former Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville and the Senate Business Office. The Calumet Democrat …

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Hancock Residents Double Amount Of Recyclables

Relatively smoothly, that’s how Hancock Public Works Director Bill Marlor described the first couple of weeks under the new curbside recycling process for Hancock. Marlor said residents are adjusting to the changes in pickup times and routes since Waste Management was contracted to handle trash and recycling services for the …

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Changes Coming To Lake Superior Performance Rally

Changes are coming to the Lake Superior Performance Rally. A presentation was given to the Hancock City Council at their regular meeting Wednesday outlining some of those changes. Representatives say there has been a push by some to move the race out of the Copper Country to Marquette County. To …

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Hancock Honors Hometown Heroes

Several hometown heroes were recognized at Wednesday’s Hancock City Council meeting. Corporal Robert Stites and officers Darick Coponen and David Outinen of the Hancock Police Department were presented the Life Saving Award by the city. On May 21st, they provided medical treatment on a Hancock man in cardiac arrest on …

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Energy Saving Items On Sale

Efficiency United is returning to the Portage Lake District Library for two days of energy saving items for sale. The sale will be held in the lobby today from noon to 6pm and tomorrow from 10am to 3pm. Items for sale include showerheads, shower wands and hoses, LED bulbs, faucet …

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Flu Shot Clinic In Hancock Saturday

It’s flu shot time! The Western U.P. Health Department, U.P. Health System—Portage and Aspirus Keweenaw will provide flu shots at a fast, convenient vaccination clinic this Saturday from 9 to 11am at the Hancock High School Gym. Annual flu shots are recommended for persons 6 months and older, especially for …

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