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Marquette County Man Confesses To Killing Buck Within City Limits

A 37-year-old Marquette man confessed Monday to Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers to illegally killing a buck inside the city limits. The man’s name has not been released. County prosecutors are reviewing charges in the case, which could be either misdemeanors or civil infractions. At about 10:30 p.m. …

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Bond Falls Mitigation Fund Proposals Sought

Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) is now accepting proposals through February 22, 2019, for the annual Bond Falls Mitigation and Enhancement Fund (MEF) grant. The goal of the MEF grant is to create tangible, measurable improvements to aquatic and terrestrial environments within the Ontonagon River watershed. This watershed includes UPPCO’s …

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(Christmas) Party Like It’s 1849

Downtown Houghton will celebrate its annual Victorian-Inspired Christmas this Saturday. Lt. Nick Roberts of the Houghton Police Department says the city hopes to build on the success of last year’s inaugural event.  “Last year was our first year and we felt it a huge success so we’re going to continue …

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Survey Will Help Houghton’s Online Communication

The City of Houghton is currently seeking public input through an online survey about present as well as future needs in digitalization, email & Facebook communications, and website presence. Results from this survey will be used to improve communication for the City of Houghton.  The survey will take 10-15 minutes …

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“Across The Bridge” Continues Story Of Copper Island

The story of Copper Island continues in the third and latest novel by local author Kristin Neva. “Across The Bridge” is now available and is the follow-up to Neva’s Snow Country and Copper Country. In Neva’s new novel, Across the Bridge, Copper Island’s beloved characters are back. Widower Drew Smith …

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KYP & KEDA Set To Host Keweenaw Holiday Hoopla

This year, you can enjoy the holiday festivities knowing you’re giving the gift of an education to a local high school graduate. The Keweenaw Young Professionals and the Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance will be hosting their 4th annual Keweenaw Holiday Hoopla this Wednesday at the Continental Fire Company. KYP Board …

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Meeting Will Address Needs Of Ahmeek Ice Rink

A public meeting is being held this week to discuss issues regarding the Ahmeek Ice Rink. Allouez Township Supervisor Mark Aho says the ice rink is not in danger of closing but a lack of volunteers had raised the possibility of reducing the availability of the rink to the public. …

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