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Shopko Supports Feeding America & Toys for Tots

GREEN BAY, WI (November 11, 2016) – With more than 43.1 million Americans living in poverty, the upcoming months can prove to be a stressful time. In an effort to support families in crisis this holiday season, Shopko is partnering with Feeding America and the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation …

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MCACA Arts Grants Information Workshop Nov. 22nd In Ironwood

HANCOCK, MI – The Copper Country Community Arts Council (CCCAC) is the administrator for the Regional Re-granting program of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA). The CCCAC facilitates funding opportunities for arts projects in the six counties of the Western Upper Peninsula; Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, …

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DNR Clears Up Confusion Over Deer Licenses

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says there has been some confusion concerning certain deer hunting licenses. DNR Conservation Officer Grant Emery says one involves the Mentored Youth License. The Mentored Youth License is a package available to young hunters up to age 10. Older hunters choose between a single …

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Hunters Can Expect Warmer Temps, More Deer

The Firearms Deer Hunting season begins tomorrow. The last couple of seasons, the deer herd has been rather thin following some tough U.P. winters. So what is the outlook this year? Wildlife Biologist John DePue from the DNR says archery hunters have seen an improvement. Though the milder weather has …

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Coppo Named New Houghton County Undersheriff

Houghton County has a new Undersheriff. Captain Kevin Coppo has been promoted to the position, which opened last month when Roy Britz left for Michigan Tech. Sheriff Brian McLean described Coppo as organized, forward-thinking, dedicated and fiscally responsible–all excellent traits, McLean added, for running one of the largest departments in …

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Ladies Night Tonight In Downtown Houghton

The streets of downtown Houghton will belong to the ladies this evening. Ladies Night returns to the city once again, with many of the businesses open and offering discounts and refreshments. Houghton Business Development Director Susie Landers says these ladies are there to shop and support local businesses. The evening’s …

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TRIAD Returning To Houghton & Keweenaw Counties

Seniors are often the victim of crime, fraud and other scams from people that see them as easy targets. TRIAD is a collaboration of local seniors, senior programs and law enforcement that helps protect older residents from danger. Former chairperson and current historian of Baraga County TRIAD Oedith Harris said, …

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