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Break-In At Copper Country Vet Clinic

The Houghton Police Department reports that they responded to an alarm at the Copper Country Veterinary Clinic on Sharon Avenue on Friday, August 24th around 11:40pm. Officers responded to the scene and found signs of forced entry. Video surveillance showed that at least one person entered the building.  Officers did …

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Coast Guard Station Portage Holds Open House

As Lake Superior plays such an important role in the lives of Upper Peninsula residents, folks were given a rare opportunity to take a closer look and get to know a little bit more about the US Coast Guard over the weekend. Coast Guard Station Portage welcomed civilians to stop …

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Wells Fargo Donates $75,000 To Help Flood Victims

Wells Fargo is helping the flood relief effort with a $75,000 donation to the Portage Health Foundation. The funds will go toward helping those impacted by the flood through the Flood with Love initiative. Representatives from Wells Fargo presented a check to the foundation on Friday. Here is the full …

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2018 Houghton County Fair Winners Announced

Here are the winners of this year’s Houghton County Fair Exhibitor’s Awards Exhibitor of the Year (Formerly Homemaker of the Year): Cathy Issacson Open Indoor Best in Show: Sewing—Theresa Shebby Crochet—Melanie Perrault Knitting—Gretchen Hein Quilting—Beegu Keranen Stichery—Sue Harter Other Needlework—Karen Labell Food Preparation–Cathy Isaacson Food Preservation–Diane Eshbach Fine Arts—Joanne Seppanen …

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