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Participants Lace Up For Canal Run

It’s time to lace up the running shoes and get ready to take part in the 42nd Annual Canal Run. The event features a half marathon and five and ten mile walks and runs, all along the Portage Canal. Participants will head down M-203 and finish at Quincy Green in …

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41st Aural Jamboree Begins Today

From the main stage to the shade of the lawn outside, musicians will be entertaining the crowds this weekend at the 41st Annual Aura Jamboree. The music festival begins today at the Aura Community Hall, featuring traditional Finnish, bluegrass and country music. Festival co-organizer Mike Roberts says some of the …

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Rice Lake Road To Be Closed During Daytime

The Rice Lake Road will be closed to through traffic between Sawmill Road and Paradise Alley during the daylight hours starting on Monday. The closure is expected to last about two weeks. The road will be reopened to traffic every night. The reason for the daytime closure is for a …

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L’Anse Woman Named USO’s Soldier Of The Year

L’Anse native Sara Cerne was recently named USO’s Soldier of the Year, an honor awarded annually to one service member from each branch of the military. Her mother, Francine, said Sara thrives in the Army. “The military, you know, has given her a wonderful life. It’s just kind of neat …

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Aspirus Upper Peninsula Hospitals Among 2017 Most Wired

UPPER PENINSULA, Mich. – Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, which improves communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. All four Aspirus Hospitals in the Upper Peninsula are at the leading edge of this trend, and have been named among the Most Wired Hospitals in the country, …

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Kamrad promoted to Director of TRIO Pre-College Programs

Dave Kamrad recently accepted the position of Director of TRIO Pre-College Programs at Finlandia University. Kamrad has been with the University for nearly 30 years. “I have seen a lot of good that these programs can do for our students,” Kamrad said. “I’m looking forward to continuing to build relationships …

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Lane Closures On US-14 Near Chassell

Motorists should expect 24-hour lane closures under flag control at the Michigan Department of Transportation concrete repair project on US-41 in Houghton County. The project extends from North Entry Road to Seventh Street in Chassell. The 24-hour flag operation is expected to continue through July 22. MDOT says the closures …

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