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Copper Country United Way Holding Fundraiser Cookout

The Copper Country United Way campaign continues. A cookout fundraiser will be at Tadych’s Econo Foods Saturday from 11:00am – 3:00pm. Enjoy Volleworth’s hotdogs or grilled hamburgers, chips and canned pop! Prices are low and all proceeds will go to the Copper Country United Way. Copper Country United Way provides funding …

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Dianda Discusses Capital View Project Opposition

State Representative Scott Dianda continues to voice his opposition to the Capitol View project in Lansing. Dianda introduced a resolution in the State House earlier this week, requesting an investigation by the Attorney General into the process of the State Senate agreeing to lease office space in the building. He …

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Forum To Feature Houghton County Candidates

There are several offices in Houghton County up for election this November. To hear from the candidates for some of the top positions in the county, the League of Women Voters of the Copper County and the Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Candidates Forum and Voter Registration Information …

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Part of Front Street To Be Closed In Lake Linden

Village of Lake Linden residents need to be aware of an upcoming road closure. Starting Monday, September 26th, Front Street from 8th Street to the Bootjack Rd. (which is 9th Street) will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic for repairs to a water main and service laterals. Students and …

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Raising Capital For Small Business

It’s a problem most small business owners are going to face at some point, where to find money to keep things moving forward. There are many options available and the State of Michigan wants to make sure entrepreneurs are aware of what they are. State of Michigan’s Examinations Manager Linda …

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KBIC Creates Great Lakes Unmanned Systems Center & Enhances Lifesaving Capability

By Jeffery Loman & Andy Chosa September 19, 2016 L’Anse Indian Reservation, MI – The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) is providing over $20,000 worth of robotic lifesaving equipment and training to enhance the water rescue capabilities of first responders in Marquette. In response to the tragedy that claimed the lives of two young people in …

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Dianda Calls For Investigation Into Capitol View Project

State Representative Scott Dianda wants the attorney general to investigate the Capitol View project in Lansing. Dianda introduced a resolution in the House requesting the investigation, citing the possible waste, fraud and abuse of power by former Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville and the Senate Business Office. The Calumet Democrat …

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Hancock Residents Double Amount Of Recyclables

Relatively smoothly, that’s how Hancock Public Works Director Bill Marlor described the first couple of weeks under the new curbside recycling process for Hancock. Marlor said residents are adjusting to the changes in pickup times and routes since Waste Management was contracted to handle trash and recycling services for the …

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Changes Coming To Lake Superior Performance Rally

Changes are coming to the Lake Superior Performance Rally. A presentation was given to the Hancock City Council at their regular meeting Wednesday outlining some of those changes. Representatives say there has been a push by some to move the race out of the Copper Country to Marquette County. To …

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