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Michigan Tech Earns Gold-Level Veteran-Friendly Status

Michigan Tech is now a gold-level Veteran-Friendly school. The recognition coming from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Director James Redford said, “There are seven standards that we measure against and for a university or a college to receive the gold standard, they have to achieve at …

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The Do’s & Don’t’s Of Recycling

Curbside Recycling is underway in Houghton and residents are encouraged to participate. But what if you are unsure of what can be recycled? That’s David Hall from the Copper Country Recycling Initiative. Recyclables can be placed in any container as long what’s in it can be seen. It’s best to …

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Join The Big 150 Parade In Calumet

The Calumet Township “Big 150” Sesquicentennial Parade will step off this Saturday at 11:00 AM. Starting off in Laurium and heading into downtown Calumet, the parade should be a remarkable sight, but why simply watch the parade? Main Street Calumet Executive Director Leah Polzien invites you to take part. Three …

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Deer Lake Dedication This Sunday

The Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District along with the Stewards of Bete Grise Preserve are hosting the dedication of their newest addition to the Bete Grise Preserve – Deer Lake. The dedication will take place Sunday at 2:00pm at Point Isabelle Park. The park is located on the Gay-Lac La Belle …

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UPPCO Closing Boat Launch In Ontonagon County For Upgrades

Marquette – Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) announced today it will be scheduling a temporary closure of the boat launch at its Victoria Hydroelectric Development located within the Bond Falls Hydroelectric Project. UPPCO will be closing the boat launch due to upgrades being done at the site to make it …

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Health & Wellness Fair At Downtown Houghton Farmer’s Market

In addition to providing fresh and local whole foods to the community, the Downtown Houghton Farmer’s Market believes it has the unique opportunity to support community outreach, education, and wellness activities. The Downtown Houghton Farmer’s Market will host a Health and Wellness Fair today from 3:30-5:30p. Participants in attendance include: …

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Getting Ready For The Great Deer Chase

Bicyclists will take it off-road this coming Saturday as the Great Deer Chase returns to Calumet. Leading the Big 150 Parade, Race Director Marc Norton says over a hundred mountain bikes will head out from Laurium. The bikes will then head to the trails from there and return later to …

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Trimountain Man Injured In Accident

A Trimountain man was taken to the hospital Monday afternoon after his vehicle struck a tree.  The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one–vehicle accident on Chassell Painesdale Road around 1:00 p.m. 33–year–old Jeremy Brusso was reportedly traveling eastbound when he lost control of his 2002 Buick Century.  The vehicle …

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