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State Superintendent visits CCISD

State Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice visited six different Copper Country Intermediate School District member facilities today. He began his tour at E. B. Holman School in Stanton Township, where he read to a first grade classroom and then was taken on a tour by three middle school students. It is …

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Circle Power amends its wind farm plans

Circle Power executive Chris Moore said his company intends to triple the number of wind turbines in its development proposal for Adams Township at a Monday meeting of the Board of Trustees. [Correction: Story originally said Circle Power is increasing to eight in Adams Township. It is increasing its proposal …

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Michigan Tech putting on a flurry of concerts

From campus to the Quincy Mine Hoist, Michigan Tech is making sure the hills of the Copper Country are alive with the sound of music this week. Six concerts will take place over four days. In what may be a musical first, hard hats will be a necessary accessory for …

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Volunteers help touch up Calumet structures

The Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance has been helping to organize volunteer groups to “button up” dilapidated properties in Calumet. The structures range from commercial businesses to residential homes, all of which have already been foreclosed on. Main Street Calumet has also been instrumental in organizing the work. Executive Director Leah …

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Worker shortage focus of intense study

Michigan Tech School of Business and Economics Professor Gary Campbell says few subjects are drawing more interest right now than the struggle of companies to find new workers. Campbell says it will be a fascinating situation to watch unfold if you are not involved. He warns that it may prove …

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Update: Fatal Vehicle Crash in L’Anse

John Saarinen of L’Anse Fire Department added that the L’Anse Fire Department extinguished the burning vehicle and the vehicle was removed by 906 Towing after the MSP did a crash reconstruction.   ********************************************************************** On Friday a vehicle crash in L’Anse led to one fatality. At approximately 10:15 pm October 1st, …

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Trail Marker System Efforts Continue

Correction: The story originally read that the Mohawk Fire Department assisted with Off Road rescues, it in fact the Ahmeek Fire Department. ***************************************************************************** With snowfall right around the corner, efforts to mark the hundreds of miles of trails in Keweenaw County continues. The gofundme.com campaign has a goal of $7,500, …

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Women March in the Copper Country for Bodily Autonomy

Women and activists around the country, and right here in the Copper Country voiced their concerns over the new abortion ban in Texas. The ban on abortion in Texas became law in the state at the beginning of September. In our state of Michigan there is a law on the …

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South Range Lions Club Holding Oktoberfest this Saturday

And this Saturday in South Range the Lions Club hosts Oktoberfest. The whole day looks to be a great time for all families, friends and celebrating together. The morning of the festival will be at the Range Lounge with the Lions Club holding a pancake breakfast. There will be a …

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Representative Bergman Says He May Not Support the NDAA for 2022

In a statement last week 1st District of Michigan Congressman,  Representative Jack Bergman, says that the current language of the National Defense Authorization Act for the Fiscal Year of 2022 contains red flag law-like language. Red flag laws are those that allow police or family to petition state courts to …

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