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Man Killed in Baraga County Crash

A 56-year-old man died Friday aternoon as the result of a traffic crash on US-41 north of Baraga. State police troopers were called out just after 4:00 to the Pines Convenience Center. Their preliminary report indicates a southbound black Chevrolet Impala driven by a 48-year-old Pelkie woman attempted to make …

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Houghton Has Open Seat On Planning Commission

The City of Houghton also has an opening on their Planning Commission. This spot is for the Recreational/Tourism representative. This term expires on December 31st, 2022. Like Hancock, interested candidates must live in or own property within the city limits. The deadline to submit your application is August 5th at …

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EGLE To Host Line 5 Webinar

Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy will be hosting a webinar aimed at helping the public follow the Line 5 tunnel application permit process and you’re invited to join the presentation. Canadian Oil Company Enbridge has proposed building a new tunnel and pipeline system under the Straits of …

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How To Pay At The Calumet Farmers Market

The Calumet Farmer’s Market accepts cash, and some vendors are equipped to take credit/debit cards, or you can purchase two different types of tokens to get your shopping done. Tokens can be purchased at the Market Table, located in the center of the market. SNAP Tokens can be purchased with …

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Latest COVID-19 Numbers

Gogebic County has 16 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, with two probables and seven recoveries. This from the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department. Houghton County has one new case, with three recoveries. Keweenaw County has a new probable case and Ontonagon County has a new case, with a new recovery. …

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