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DNR Offering Becoming An Outdoors Woman Program

If you’re a woman who would like to spend more time in the outdoors, the Department of Natural Resources is holding a weekend training session this month. The class will take place January 25th through the 27th at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, where ladies will enjoy activities like …

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Make Your Reservations For The Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards Dinner

Reservations are being taken for the Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards dinner… hosted by the Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce, MTEC SmartZone, Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance, and Keweenaw Young Professionals. Spark Plug Awards recognize local businesses, organizations, community projects, and individuals for their efforts during the past year. Award categories include: …

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Be Ready For Tax Scams

Now that tax filing season is set to begin…the Michigan Department of Treasury is already warning people to be ready for tax scams. Cybercriminals typically increase their activity in the first part of the year through phone scams and email phishing schemes. These scammers try to obtain personal information using …

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Plenty Of Trails Open In The Keweenaw

Most snowmobile trails are open throughout the Keweenaw despite widespread damage to the trail system caused by the Father’s Day Flood. Many would-be visitors are under the impression that snowmobile riding will be hampered this year due to trail closures but there are trails open from Twin Lakes to Copper …

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Get Involved At The Calumet Public Library

The Friends of the Calumet Public Library is offering numerous ways for people to get involved in the community.  There are many ways to lend a hand at the library, including programming ideas, volunteer opportunities, and the Red Jacket Readers book club. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each …

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Share your thoughts with the DNR at upcoming meetings

The Department of Natural Resources is giving people the opportunity to share input and ideas on policy decisions, programs and other aspects of natural resource management and outdoor recreation opportunities. The public is encouraged to attend one of the upcoming DNR meetings in January, including the Outdoor Recreation Advisory Council being …

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NMU Grad Named New Michigan State Police Director

The new director of the Michigan State Police is a graduate of Northern Michigan University. Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer tapped Captain Joe Gasper for the role as part of a slew of department heads for her administration. The Grand Rapids native joined the Michigan State Police in 1998. He currently serves …

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