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New Elevator Open At Calumet Theatre

In 118 years of providing entertainment to the Keweenaw Peninsula, it’s hard to say just how many people have walked through the doors of the Calumet Theater. Hundreds of thousands for certain, perhaps that number is more than a million, no one knows for sure. What is for sure is …

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Bear Season Opens September 10th In U.P.

Michigan’s bear hunting seasons are almost here, with the first opening Sept. 10 in the Upper Peninsula, the Lower Peninsula’s first season starting Sept. 14 in select areas, and Sept. 16 for remaining locations below the bridge. Bear seasons have staggered openers with various locations and hunt periods. For each of the …

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New Tweens Book Group at Portage Lake District Library

The Portage Lake District Library invites students to join its newly formed Tweens Book Group for youth ages 10 – 13. Beginning on Thursday, September 6, participants will meet at the library on the first and third Thursday of each month from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. At each meeting, book …

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Dexter Woman Wins North Woods Conservancy Raffle

It’s not a truck, but still a nice prize for one lucky winner in the Keweenaw Truck Raffle. The North Woods Conservancy held their drawing on Monday at the Ahmeek Streetcar Station, where for months the non-profit organization displayed a new truck being donated by Keweenaw Chevrolet. The entire package …

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Houghton Native Joins Family Medicine Team At Aspirus Laurium Clinic

LAURIUM, Mich. – Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital and Clinics proudly welcomes Certified Physician Assistant, and Houghton native, Richie Raffaelli, PA-C to its growing team of family medicine providers. Raffaelli uses a holistic, patient-centered care approach that takes into account the whole person, rather than individual parts, to help people of all ages reach …

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Health Officials Investigate Outbreak Of Respiratory Infection

Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties, Marquette County Health Department and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are investigating a cluster of severe respiratory illnesses associated with adenovirus infection in individuals residing in Michigan’s central Upper Peninsula (UP). Currently, all six of the patients with confirmed adenovirus …

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