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Quincy Street Could Be Fully Open Next Week

It’s almost done! Hancock City Manager Glenn Anderson said the Quincy Street reconstruction project should be wrapping up soon. Paving of the south lane took place earlier this week with the north lane scheduled to be paved beginning today. Poor weather had caused some delays. Anderson said the traffic light …

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DNA Tests On U.P. Cougars Support DNR Theory

Genetic testing on tissue samples from two cougars poached in the Upper Peninsula shows the two animals likely came from a population found generally in South Dakota, Wyoming and northwest Nebraska. “This genetic research lines up with what we’ve presumed previously, that cougars found in the Upper Peninsula are males …

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Donations Being Accepted For Annual Coat Giveaway

Winters can be brutally cold in the Copper Country, imagine not having a good coat? The New Beginnings Angel Mission is once again collecting donations of warm coats, hats, gloves, boots and other winter apparel for people of all ages. Store Co-Director Terry Bazin says they’ve been doing this for …

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New KNHP Superintendent Introduced

The Keweenaw National Historical Park has someone new at the helm. 27-year-veteran of the National Park Service Wyndeth Davis is the new Superintendent of the Keweenaw National Historical Park. She gave her first report to the Advisory Council at their quarterly meeting…showing she is already becoming heavily involved in the …

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Severe Flooding In Marquette County

As of 7:00 a.m. heavy flooding has been reported along the Chocolay River in Marquette County impacting residents and closing roads. The following roads have been impacted by the flooding: US-41 is closed between Heidtman Rd. and Yalmer Rd. Southbound US-41 traffic is being routed down County Road 480.  Northbound …

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