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Addressing Climate Change on Lake Superior

The Portage Lake District Library will host Mark and Katya Gordon, their daughters, and the crew of their custom built 40 ft. steel sailboat, the Amicus II, for an evening learning about climate change on Lake Superior. This event will take place on Wednesday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. The …

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Active Shooter Training At Hancock Public Schools

Summer vacation is something every teacher looks forward to this time of year, but before it begins, Keweenaw educators are taking one more lesson in public safety. The Houghton and Keweenaw Counties Active Shooter Training Team has been visiting area schools and conducting safety drills where teachers are polishing up …

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Lake Linden-Hubbell School Millage Renewal On Ballot

There’s one item on the ballot today for voters in the Lake Linden-Hubbell Public School District. The school’s operating millage is up for renewal, asking voters to approve 18 mills on taxable property for five years. The ballot language references an increase of .1326 mills, but School Superintendent Craig Sundblad …

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Come Meet The Candidates For Hancock City Manager

A special meeting will be held this Saturday to interview the candidates for Hancock City Manager. Current manager Glenn Anderson is retiring at the end of the year and has announced a run for Houghton County Commissioner. The candidates for the position are Barry Givens, Jill Murr, Robert Widigan and …

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Four UP Roadside Parks Not Opening Until Friday

May 4, 2018 – Four roadside parks operated by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) in the Upper Peninsula will remain closed until May 11.               The following roadside parks, which had been slated to open May 7, will remain closed until later next week due to weather conditions: – Esrey …

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Suicide Prevention Trainer Needed

Baraga County CTC as part of the Upper Peninsula Coalition Network has received a grant to fund the training of one person in Baraga County to be certified as a QPR trainer. QPR stand for Question Persuade Refer and is a 3 step process that anyone can learn to help …

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Michigan Tech Hands Out Nearly 1000 Degrees

Nearly 1000 Students and one United States Senator were awarded their degrees over the weekend on the campus of Michigan Tech. The university held its Spring Commencement ceremony Saturday at the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena, where more than 200 graduates were awarded a master’s degree and 49 graduating students …

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