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Houghton County Sheriff Arrest Hazel Park Man for Delivery of Methamphetamine

Last Saturday A Hazel Park man was arrested by Houghton County Sheriff after a narcotic trafficking stop. During the investigation deputies executed a search warrant on the vehicle and a residence in Dollar Bay. The sheriff sized 3.8 ounces in crystal methamphetamine, a firearm, and several items used for drug …

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Ring of Silence Screening Tomorrow Night at Niiwin Akeea Center in Baraga

May is Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s month. Tomorrow evening on Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College’s campus the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community and the Upper Peninsula Human Trafficking Task Force will show the film Ring of Silence. The movie depicts the story of Michigan high school teens who became victims …

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New Houghton County District Two Commissioner To Be Sworn In Today

Houghton County District Two will finally get a new commissioner today, when Kevin Codere takes the oath of office. Codere will serve through the end of the year, filling out the term left vacant when Albert Koskela died April 24th. State law requires that empty county board seats be filled …

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Que Named Calumet Village President Pro-Tem

Pam Que has been named President Pro-Tem of the Calumet village council. At last night’s meeting, the village council tapped Que to fill the Downtown Development Authority’s seat on the Historic District Commission, as well. She will also join Village Manager Amber Goodman on the Calumet Theatre Lease Committee. That …

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Laurium to Transfer Records to KNHP

Laurium will move many of the village’s heritage records to the Keweenaw National Historical Park. The village hall basement holds documents and tax rolls dating back to the town’s founding in the 19th century. Last night, the village council agreed to have the park store and preserve the documents, and …

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Lake Linden, Baraga County Plan Community Yard Sales

Garage and rummage sale season has arrived. Lake Linden will host its annual “Find It Here” community rummage sale Saturday. Individual sales will be set up in and around the village. Some are individual and family sales. Some raise money for nonprofits. Maps of the sale locations are available at …

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Augustana to Join CCHA – Wednesday Sports Wrap

High School In high school baseball yesterday• Calumet split its twinbill against Negaunee, dropping the opener 18-7, and winning the nightcap 9-4.• Lake Linden-Hubbell lost both of its games against Ironwood, 10-0 and 9-3. In softball yesterday…• Houghton swept Baraga, 21-8 and 12-2.• Calumet split with Westwood, winning the opener …

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Most Seasonal Road Weight Limits to End Wednesday

Seasonal weight restrictions will be lifted Wednesday morning at 8:00 for most roads in Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga and Ontonagon Counties. Load limits will end on all paved roads, and most gravel roads. Restrictions will remain in effect on some gravel roads. If you plan to haul over gravel roads, call …

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Finland’s Okko-Pekka Salmimies and Friends Arrive in the Keweenaw Peninsula

Today Finnish delegates made their long trek to the Keweenaw Peninsula. This week the country’s ambassador and select companies heads will meet with representatives from Finlandia University and MTU to discuss the progress the schools are seeing in various fields. As well as meeting with potential local business partners, to …

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USDA Distributes $3.24 Million in Wildfire Grants, Michigan DNR Receiving $300K

The USDA has award 3.24 million dollars in forest service’s eastern region, in order to support 17 fire related projects in the Northeast and Midwest. Michigan’s DNR will receive a portion of those grant funds. The projects are funded through the forest service’s Cohesive Fire Strategy Grant Program. Which supports …

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