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One Dead, One Injured in ORV Accident Yesterday in Eagle Harbor Township

UPDATE: The identity of the man who died in has been released. Forty-eight-year-old Jason Tuoriniemi of Mohawk was killed in the incident. Arrangements are being handled by the Erickson-Crowley Funeral Home. An ORV accident yesterday near US-41 and Silver Mine Road sent one man to the hospital and another was …

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Tigers’ Bats Boom in Win Over Guardians – Wednesday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. Twilight League Baseball In Copper Country Twilight League baseball last night…• Houghton Building Supply-Stanton v REL-Mohawk Technology – postponed.• Garnet Garage v Northern Driveline – postponed. Tomorrow’s game between Craig Heinonen Coldwell Banker and Northern Driveline has been moved up, and …

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Lift Bridge Repairs Could Affect Boaters and Motorists

Expect more delays on the Houghton-Hancock Bridge from Wednesday evening into Friday morning. The Michigan Department of Transportation will be making repairs. Most of the work will take place overnight, from 8:00 in the evening until 3:00 the following morning. The outside southbound lane is scheduled to be closed tonight, …

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Hancock Set to Launch Business and Technology Park

The new Hancock Business and Technology Park could take a big step forward tonight. At its regular meeting, the city council is expected to approve the park’s operating guidelines, and list the lots for sale with real estate agent Christine Weidner of Century 21 Affiliated in Houghton. See the full …

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State Grant Boosts Co-op Expansion

The planned relocation and expansion of the Keweenaw Co-op has received a big boost from state government. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has awarded the co-op a $100,000 grant. MDARD says the money will help expand opportunities for local and regional farmers and producers to bring their …

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DNR Seeks Input on Wolf Management Plan

Michigan is updating its wolf management plan, and is looking for public input. The plan was created in 2008, and updated in 2015. The Department of Natural Resources has set out four goals: • Maintaining a viable wolf population. • Facilitating wolf-related benefits. • Minimizing wolf-related conflicts. • Conducting science-based and socially responsible management …

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Replacement of Jacobetti Vets Home Funded

Michigan’s new 2022-2023 budget includes money to replace the D.J. Jacobetti Veterans Home in Marquette. Plans call for the 41-year-old dormitory-like facility to be retired. The new compound will include a series of smaller, home-like, structures, with private bedrooms and common kitchen and gathering areas. It will house 100 residents. …

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Bergman Mute on Debate Request

Republican U.S. Representative Jack Bergman has not responded to a request from his upcoming election opponent that the two meet in a series of televised debates.  Democratic challenger Dr. Robert Lorinser had suggested three such events, and had asked Bergman to agree in principle by July 4th. In a release …

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Houghton-Keweenaw County 4-H 2022 Senior Scholarship Awarded

As received from the MUS Extension Service: The Houghton-Keweenaw County 4-H Program is excited to announce the presentation of the annual Houghton-Keweenaw County 4-H Senior Scholarship to Caleb Bach of Houghton. We congratulate Caleb for his dedication and active participation in 4-H for over 11 years. He credits 4-H for …

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Keweenaw County Sheriff had a Busy Holiday Weekend

The Keweenaw County Sheriff had a busy holiday weekend. On Thursday the sheriff department responded to an incident in Ahmeek for a man threatening a woman with a knife. The suspect was arrested near Dollar General in New Allouez. Sheriff deputies were assisted by Michigan State Police troopers. The following …

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