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Calumet To Join State’s Redevelopment Ready Program

The Calumet Village Council adopted a resolution to participate in the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Redevelopment Ready Community program. Under the program, the village would strive to operate under six best practices set by the state. The state looks favorably on communities in the program when considering grant applications. One …

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Calumet To Apply For Grant For Elm Street Project

If the grant application is successful, one street in Calumet will undergo a major facelift. The work would focus on Elm Street in the village from 4th to 9th Street and will include new water and sewer systems and a complete resurfacing. U.P. Engineers & Architect’s Chris Holmes explained to …

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Calumet Village Clerk Asked To Resign

The Calumet Village Council is asking the city clerk to resign. Former village administrator Rob Tarvis was accused of only attending one meeting since being elected clerk last November. The council said they were unaware of any reason why Tarvis had missed six other meetings (regular and special), including the village’s …

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Officers Set By Range Lions

The new officers for the Range Lions Club are in place for the upcoming year. The slate of officers was approved at the Club’s regular monthly meeting on Monday. The club also approved seven donations to local organizations including $500 to the Helmuth M. Stenhilb Memorial Scholarship Fund to be …

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DNR Awards $100,000 In U.P. Deer Habitat Improvement Grants

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has awarded a total of $100,000 in deer habitat improvement grants in the Upper Peninsula. The funds will be allocated to 11 grant award recipients. The Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative is a competitive grant program designed to enhance deer habitat on non-state-managed lands …

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Dr. Jason Oyadomari named dean at Finlandia

Dr. Jason Oyadomari has been named Dean of the Suomi College of Arts and Sciences (SCAS) at Finlandia University. Dr. Oyadomari has been serving as the Interim Dean for more than a year. “Jason has done an exceptional job in his leadership role over the past 14 months as Interim Dean,” said Fredi de Yampert, …

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