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Rep. Dianda Honors Cora Anderson, Michigan’s First Female State Rep

LANSING — State Representative Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) took part in a ceremony today commemorating Cora Reynolds Anderson, Michigan’s first female and first Native American state representative, who represented Baraga, Iron, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties from 1925-26. The building that houses the Michigan House of Representative legislative offices and committee rooms …

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DNR Seeks Volunteer Campground Hosts For 2017 Season

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteer campground hosts for the 2017 camping season in Michigan state parks, recreation areas and rustic state forest campgrounds. Spend time in Michigan’s great outdoors, while engaging with park visitors. Volunteer campground hosts are responsible for 30 hours of service per week, …

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“A Noteworthy Christmas” Concert Tonight In Hancock

Noteworthy, the Copper Country’s women’s barbershop chorus, will perform its annual Christmas concert at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Hancock Thursday (Dec. 8) at 7:00pm. “A Noteworthy Christmas” also features a vocal ensemble from Hancock High School. There is no charge for admission, and a free-will offering will be taken …

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Baraga Casino Renovations Begin

For the original story, visit ABC-10’s website. “A more local, Cheers-type of atmosphere,” said General manager of Ojibwa Casino Don Wren’s on one of the sites’ the upcoming renovations. Wednesday was the groundbreaking ceremony for the Baraga Casino. The casino is spending $6.5 million on infrastructure upgrades and a face-lift. “A lot …

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2nd Annual Keweenaw Business Ball Scheduled

HOUGHTON, Michigan, December 6, 2016 – Mark your calendar, dig out your dancing shoes, and join us on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 for a collaborative holiday celebration with a cause! For a second year, the Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce, Keweenaw Young Professionals (KYP), and Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) will …

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Charitable Giving Tree Back At Superior National Bank

Superior National Bank has begun its Charitable Giving Tree program at its branches and invites the community to partner with them to support local charities this Christmas season. Now through December 19th, each branch will be collecting clothing, personal care items, toys and non-perishable food. The items will then be …

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Five Finlandia Students Dismissed

Five students from Finlandia University have been dismissed by the school. In an email sent to students and staff, Finlandia President Philip Johnson indicated the students in question were contributing to an escalating hostile climate. The email says that climate was characterized by student-to-student threats, intimidation and retaliation. The students …

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