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Horse Show Results from the 2016 Houghton County Fair

Publicity Report – Premium Placing Houghton County Fair Page 1 Standard August 25-28, 2016 Department – 15 Open Horse Show Thru Department – 16 Youth Horse Show Place / Rank Name City/State Club/Farm Name Department 15 – Open Horse Show Section A – Open Horse Speed Show Class 1 – …

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New Ways to Explore the Quincy Smelter

HANCOCK, MI – There will be several opportunities to explore and learn about the historic Quincy Smelter on Saturday September 10, 2016. Included in the day’s events are: a paddle to the smelter, offered by the Western UP Health Department and Keweenaw National Historical Park; a photography exhibit at the …

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An Open & Honest Discussion On Climate Science

Though the issue of climate change continues to be hotly debated among political pundits, scientists find themselves nearly all in agreement. That’s Michigan Tech Chemistry Professor Sarah Green. She is taking part in a series of Climate Science Café’s that will give the public a chance to ask questions and …

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Hearing Held To Discuss Warden Power Plant Issues

For the original story and video by ABC-10’s Melanie Palmer, click here. The Warden Power Plant is requesting a change to the mix of biofuel it currently uses to produce electrical power. A public hearing was held in L’Anse Wednesday to discuss the request. Two non-compliance issues have recently arose …

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Breakers To Bridge Festival Begins Friday

100 human powered boats will paddle from Breakers to the Bridge this weekend. Breakers to Bridge Paddle Festival, a weekend of events centered around paddling in the Keweenaw, begins Friday evening with the 5Point Film Festival at the Continental Fire Company in Houghton. Doors open at 5:00PM with the film showing starting …

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Public Hearing To Address Warden Power Plant Biofuel Change

A public hearing will be held this evening to address the Warden Power Plant’s request to change the mix of biofuel it uses to produce electrical power. It’s taking place at L’Anse High School at 7pm. Specifically, plant owners want officially to discontinue using pentachlorophenol-treated railroad ties. The plant would continue …

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