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Quincy Smelter Named A Historic Landmark

A historic site in the Copper Country is getting recognized for its significance in the history of metallurgy. The Quincy Smelter Works was built in the late 1800’s and was a key component of the copper mining industry. During a time when copper from the Keweenaw was wiring the nation’s …

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Hardware Superstore To Open in Calumet

A huge building left vacant when its grocery store closed in 2014, will now be home to a new hardware store and more. Campioni’s True Value Hardware is scheduled to open to the public on Wednesday, May 24th. The 25,000 square foot building has hardware, camping supplies, fishing gear, yarn …

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Quincy Smelter Plaque Dedication Today

ASM International is holding a Historical Landmark Award ceremony for the Quincy Smelting Works at the smelter in Ripley at this morning at 10am. Dean of the College of Engineering Wayne Pennington will represent Michigan Tech at the ceremony, where a cast bronze plaque will be unveiled and dedicated. The …

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Camp 911 For Seniors Held In Houghton

No one wants to be in an emergency, but being prepared for one can often make a big difference. TRIAD of Houghton and Keweenaw Counties hosted Camp 911 for Seniors at Dee Stadium in Houghton. RSVP Program Specialist Christina Mayworm said, “2008 was the last time one of these things …

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White Street Two-Way & Scott Street Speed Bumps

One-way or two-way? It’s been a controversial subject concerning White Street in Hancock that has been debated for years. The city council voted 5-2 in 2014 to make White Street a one-way street, but they are now willing to reconsider that decision. City Manager Glenn Anderson acknowledged that the city …

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