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Potential Buyers Tour Keweenaw Mountain Lodge

There are several parties interested in possibly purchasing the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge. Keweenaw County has given three tours of the resort since July and a fourth is expected to take place later this month. One of those parties is the Adoba Group, who made a presentation at a special meeting …

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Rozsa Center Looking For Volunteer Ushers

The Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts is looking for new usher volunteers. This is a great way to meet people in the community, and it’s a chance to see some of the Rozsa’s fine productions for free! There will be a training session in the Rozsa Center lobby on …

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Dianda Congratulates Little Brothers On 35 Years

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly has been assisting local seniors for 35 years. A gala celebrating those three and a half decades was held Saturday in Houghton. State Representative Scott Dianda issued a statement commemorating the anniversary of the Upper Michigan Chapter of Little Brothers. Dianda said the assistance …

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Keep Yourself Protected From West Nile Virus

Each year, during mosquito season, concerns arise about West Nile Virus (WNV). West Nile came into the spotlight in 2012 with a large multi-state outbreak involving over 5,700 reported U.S. cases, the largest on record since 2003 (outbreaks have been occurring since 1999). In 2016, case numbers were substantially smaller …

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Student Day At Downtown Houghton Farmers Market

This year, the Downtown Houghton Farmer’s Market is hosting a Student Day at the Market on Tuesday, September 12th from 3p -6p. This event is intended to welcome back the students to the community and get the engaged in the farmer’s market! Because of the generous sponsorship by the Michigan …

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Superior AmeriCorps To Hold Recruitment Session

The Portage Lake District Library will host members of Superior AmeriCorps for an informational and recruitment session on Thursday, September 14, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Superior AmeriCorps Director Jamie McCrum will give an overview of the organization and explain the kinds of work they do locally to make a …

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