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Local Organizations Showcase Their Services

There are many services available to local residents, but how do residents get the help they need if they don’t know what services are out there? The Local Human Services Expo held at the Copper Country Mall brought together many of the agencies that are there for those that need …

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MDOT Pushes Back Quincy Street Expectations To This Afternoon

As work on the Michigan Department of Transportation’s US-41 (Reservation and Quincy streets) streetscape project winds down, traffic in downtown Hancock will revert to normal flow later today. The traffic change had been expected this morning. Final pavement markings are now expected to be completed today, with one-way northbound traffic …

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Final Weekend Of Fall Clean Up Approaching

CITY OF HOUGHTON Fall Clean-Up City of Houghton residents may bring the following items to the City Garage at the corner of Technical Avenue and Gundlach Road and dispose of them. There is no attendant present. Drop off is by self-serve only. Activities will be recorded by camera. HOURS: September …

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New Program Seeks To Bridge Gap In Senior Care

A new program is underway designed to make sure area seniors are being taken care of. Senior Reach provides home based help for older adults who may be sad, anxious, forgetful or showing sudden changes in behavior that are worrisome. Program coordinator Kelli Garrison says they are encouraging people to …

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US-41 Hancock traffic pattern to revert to normal

October 24, 2016 — As work on the Michigan Department of Transportation’s US-41 (Reservation and Quincy streets) streetscape project winds down, traffic in downtown Hancock will revert to normal flow today or tomorrow. Final pavement markings are expected to be completed and one-way northbound traffic will resume on Reservation and …

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Michigan Winter Weather Awareness Week Nov. 6-12

Winter will be here soon.  In an effort to raise awareness about the potential dangers of the upcoming winter season, Governor Rick Snyder has declared November 6 – 12, 2016, as Winter Hazards Awareness Week in Michigan. As we know, Upper Michigan winters are severe, so preparedness, awareness and common sense are always important when facing winter hazards. During Winter Hazards Awareness Week, Michigan residents are encouraged to …

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Alternative Energy Proposal Seeks $100 Million Award

Residents in the region pay some of the highest electric bills in the country and efforts to find alternative solutions continue. The Keweenaw Community Foundation successfully completed its application to the MacArthur Foundation for the first ever $100 million “critical problem” grant. The proposal would enhance local renewable energy generation …

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Students Tour Calumet Clinic Construction Site

These days, you don’t have to go to college to earn a good paying job. Students from Baraga and Chassell High Schools toured a Moyle construction site in Calumet to see first hand the work skilled tradesman do in the industry. Moyle Construction Project Manager Andrew Kemper said, “We just …

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“Stuff A Blue Goose” Events This Week

The 2016 Michigan Harvest Gathering Campaign in underway to raise hunger awareness and to provide food for local food pantries. Troopers from the Michigan State Police were outside Pat’s Foods in L’Anse Saturday, where people could buy a bag of groceries which were then stuffed inside a patrol car, or …

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