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Taking Action Now Can Reduce Bear Problems Later

With longer daylight hours and warming temperatures causing wildlife to start to move, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources advises property owners that now is the time to look around and see if they have items that soon may be attracting bears. “The ideal situation is for a bear to …

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UPEC Celebrates Diversity & The UP

The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition invites you to help celebrate the incredible place where we live.  The FREE two-day event will be held at the Michigan Tech Great Lakes Research Center in Houghton March 23 & 24. This year UPEC has reached out to Friends of the Land of Keweenaw (FOLK) and the Michigan Tech …

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Bernard F. Gaffney Memorial Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

Houghton, Michigan – The Bernard F. Gaffney Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) is now accepting applications from Houghton High School students or graduates who demonstrate character, need, and determination to achieve their specific educational or training goals. The Bernard F. Gaffney Memorial Scholarship Fund was established …

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Spring weight restrictions expanding to all state roads Monday

March 16, 2018 — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and local agencies are enacting additional annual spring weight restrictions to protect roads. Effective at 6 a.m. Monday, March 19, weight restrictions will be expanded to cover all state trunkline highways for the entire state of Michigan, both Upper and Lower …

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