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Houghton Donates $10,000 To Dial Help

Dial Help does a great deal for the community, not only with their crisis center hotline, but with the victim’s support services that they offer. The City of Houghton knows this–and to help support them, the City Council voted to donate $10,000 to Dial Help at their regular meeting Wednesday. …

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First Citizens’ Academy Class Graduates In Negaunee

The Michigan State Police says ten people from the Upper Peninsula will graduate this morning at the Negaunee Post from its inaugural Citizens’ Academy. In a new initiative this year, each of state’s 30 police posts will host a Citizens’ Academy to give residents a first-hand look at a trooper’s …

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Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home Needs Volunteers

There are many ways to support the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home, giving of your time is one of the most valuable. The shelter for victims of domestic violence is in need of volunteers. Mary Niemila is the executive director of the shelter. Niemila said 25 years ago the shelter …

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Tamburitzans Coming Back To Calumet Theater

Calumet-Laurium-Keweenaw Rotary Club proudly presents The Tamburitzans at the Calumet Theatre on August 10th at 7:00 pm. Returning for over 70 years, the Tamburitzans is the longest running annual show at the Calumet Theatre. CLK Rotary sponsors the show to keep this great Copper Country tradition alive and as a …

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KSEF Coming Back Next Week

The 2nd Annual Keweenaw Science and Engineering Festival begins next week with another packed schedule of STEM-themed events. Festival board member Susie Landers says people are really excited this time around because they know what to expect. The four-day event opens with the Layers of Superior Art Exhibit in the …

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Ghost Town Documentary Film Being Shown Saturday

The Copper Country has its share of ghost towns, and a documentary film tells the story of just one of them. A screening of the film “Winona: A Copper Country Ghost Town” will take place this Saturday at 7pm at the Elm River Township School in Winona. The Copper Range …

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