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Voter Registration Deadline October 11th

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan residents have until Tuesday, Oct. 11, to register to vote in the Nov. 8 presidential election, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today. “You must be registered to vote in order to participate in the upcoming general election,” Johnson said. “I encourage you to visit your …

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UP-EMS Contract Not Renewed

First responders and EMS workers from across the U.P. and beyond gathered in Marquette for the UP-EMS Conference where they received some worrisome news. The 35-year-old contract between the Michigan Department of Health and Human Service’s EMS office and the Upper Peninsula Emergency Medical Services Corporation (UP-EMS) is coming to an end. News of …

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Ride Against Abuse Event Today

The third annual Ride Against Abuse Community Awareness Event for the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home will begin at the Calumet Americinn at 6pm this evening. The event will start with a ceremony to remember victims and celebrate survivors. Participants will ride their motorcycles from Calumet along US-41 through Hancock …

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Environmental Grants Available from KCF

Hancock, Michigan—The Environmental Endowment Advisory Committee of the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) is now accepting applications for its annual granting cycle. $3,400 is available from the Environmental Endowment Fund for local organizations supporting programs, projects, and activities related to a broad range of environmental concerns that include, but are not …

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Recovery operation underway for missing boaters

Recovery efforts are underway in the Copper Country in the search for three missing boaters and their boat. According to the U.S. Coast Guard in Sault Ste. Marie, members of the Michigan State Police are conducting what’s being called a ‘Recovery Operation’ in the Keweenaw Bay. Three people: 61 year–old …

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Atlantic Mine Meth Suspect Bound Over

One of the cases in a recent drug bust in Atlantic Mine is moving forward. 52-year-old Anthony James Vencato appeared in 97th District Court in Houghton. He is facing a felony charge of possession of meth or ecstasy after being arrested a month ago when UPSET detectives executed a search …

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DNR releases 2016 Michigan Deer Hunting Prospects report

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today released its 2016 Michigan Deer Hunting Prospects report. The full text of the report follows. 2016 MICHIGAN DEER HUNTING PROSPECTS The leading reason many individuals participate in deer hunting is simply the opportunity to spend time outdoors with friends and family, but harvesting …

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