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Quiz Bowl Tournament At Michigan Tech Saturday

Quiz Bowl teams from six Upper Peninsula high schools will face each other at Michigan Tech Saturday during the Fall Blizzard Bowl quiz bowl tournament. Following the success of last spring’s inaugural Blizzard Bowl, the fall version is again sponsored by the Center for Pre-College Outreach (CPCO), the Michigan Tech …

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Step Into History Bike Ride Wednesday

The Keweenaw National Historical Park and the Western U.P. Health Department invite the public to a free group bike ride to historical points of interest tomorrow. The ride will take place from 6pm to 7pm and begin at Cross Country Sports on Oak Street in Calumet. The bike tour is …

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MEDC Grant Funds Upcoming Lakeshore Drive Project

The City of Houghton has big plans for Lakeshore Drive. Those include completing some water system loops along that stretch, as well as replacing some older sewers in the area and putting in some storm sewer connections. The project will have several benefits to the community. Houghton City Manager Eric …

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Voter Registration Deadline October 11th

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan residents have until Tuesday, Oct. 11, to register to vote in the Nov. 8 presidential election, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today. “You must be registered to vote in order to participate in the upcoming general election,” Johnson said. “I encourage you to visit your …

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UP-EMS Contract Not Renewed

First responders and EMS workers from across the U.P. and beyond gathered in Marquette for the UP-EMS Conference where they received some worrisome news. The 35-year-old contract between the Michigan Department of Health and Human Service’s EMS office and the Upper Peninsula Emergency Medical Services Corporation (UP-EMS) is coming to an end. News of …

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Ride Against Abuse Event Today

The third annual Ride Against Abuse Community Awareness Event for the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home will begin at the Calumet Americinn at 6pm this evening. The event will start with a ceremony to remember victims and celebrate survivors. Participants will ride their motorcycles from Calumet along US-41 through Hancock …

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Environmental Grants Available from KCF

Hancock, Michigan—The Environmental Endowment Advisory Committee of the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) is now accepting applications for its annual granting cycle. $3,400 is available from the Environmental Endowment Fund for local organizations supporting programs, projects, and activities related to a broad range of environmental concerns that include, but are not …

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