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DNR Conservation Officer Helps To Save Lives

Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Mike Evink rescued a man this week in Schoolcraft County who was overcome with carbon monoxide while trying to save a homeowner. The incident occurred at 3:43 p.m. Wednesday when Evink was dispatched to a home along Hutt Lake Drive in Schoolcraft County. …

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NMU Football Player Found Dead

MARQUETTE — A Northern Michigan University student passed away in his dorm room Tuesday morning. In a statement, NMU President Dr. Fritz Erickson announced that Sophomore Anthony Herbert of Lapeer, Mich., passed away suddenly in his residence hall room. “Anthony was a construction management major and a member of the …

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Nominations Open For Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards

HOUGHTON, Michigan (January 17, 2017) —  Registration is now open for the Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards Dinner, which will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2017 in Houghton. The Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards is a celebration that recognizes local businesses, community projects, and individuals for their efforts in …

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Hancock Man Missing

A search for a missing Hancock man continues. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old Kenneth Ryan Clark, who goes by Ryan, was last seen at his home on Thursday night around 11:30pm. He reportedly left home on foot between then and 7:00am Friday morning without telling anybody and hasn’t …

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Food For Fines Program Begins

The Portage Lake District Library is offering its Food for Fines program starting today through March 31. Patrons can pay up to $10 in overdue fines by bringing non-perishable food items to the library. The food will be donated to local food pantries. Patrons are encouraged to bring small, individual …

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Camping Reservations To Resume For McLain State Park

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will resume acceptance of online and call center reservations beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17 for camping at F.J. McLain State Park in Houghton County. “This allows the park to start taking reservations sooner so that campers can plan their camping stays,” said …

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Advisory Commission To Meet

The Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission will convene for its regular quarterly meeting at 1:00pm on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at park headquarters located on the corner of Red Jacket Road and Hwy. US-41 in Calumet. The meeting will include an update on the efforts and work of the …

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