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Finlandia to Celebrate Finland’s Independence

HANCOCK — As it has each year since the country became independent 99 years ago, Finlandia University will celebrate Finland’s Independence Day with a program of music and theatre on Tuesday, December 6, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center. The program will feature a short play, …

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Volunteers Still Needed For Thanksgiving Dinners

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly will be sending out 70 turkeys today to be cooked for tomorrow’s Thanksgiving meals. Now that all the food needs have been taken care of, there is still need for volunteers. Laurium Apostolic Church (Hot meal delivery site for the “north end”) Kitchen crew …

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KBIC Fighting Back Against Tobacco Tax Charges

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is taking action after criminal warrants were issued against two members in connection to what tribal leaders are calling ‘wrongful seizures’ of tobacco products destined for tribal territory. Tribal officials say the state issued the warrants against two of its members for alleged violations of …

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40th Annual Poor Artists Sale December 3rd

The Copper Country Community Arts Center in Hancock is hosting its 40th annual Poor Artists Sale at the CLK Gymnasium in Calumet on Saturday, December 3 from 11am-4pm. The Poor Artists Sale is an annual juried holiday art fair hosted by the Copper Country Community Arts Council as a benefit …

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Crews Continue To Search For Missing Hunter

71-year-old Rodney Granroth is still missing. An avid outdoorsman, the Dollar Bay man disappeared while hunting on his family’s property in Tapiola last Thursday. His wife of 51 years describes what these last several days have been like. Rodney’s wife, Faye Granroth, said “It’s sort of like a nightmare that maybe …

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Indoor Farmer’s Market Today In Houghton

The Portage Lake District Library and the Downtown Houghton Farmer’s Market invite everyone to join them for their first indoor farmer’s market. This event will be held inside the library this afternoon from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Vendors will be selling maple syrup, fall vegetables, bakery, jam, jellies, crafts, soaps, …

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Tech Theatre Holds Auditions on November 30 and December 1

HOUGHTON, Michigan (Monday, November 16, 2016) – Michigan Tech’s “Tech Theatre Company” will hold public auditions for David Mamet’s Sexual Perversity in Chicago, next week, on Wednesday, November 30 and Thursday, December 1, in the McArdle Theatre, Walker 207, on the 2nd Floor of Michigan Tech’s Walker Center for Humanities …

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26th Contemporary Finnish American Artist Series Exhibition: Laura Ahola-Young: Up the Echo Trail

HANCOCK, MI –Finlandia University Gallery presents the 26th Contemporary Finnish American Artist Series Exhibition featuring Laura Ahola-Young.  Up the Echo Trail, an exhibit of paintings, drawings, and mixed media work will be on display at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, from December 1, …

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