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Keweenaw Community Foundation’s Keweenaw Cross Country Skiing Endowment Advisory Committee Announces Grant Recipients

Hancock, Michigan—The Keweenaw Cross Country Skiing Endowment Advisory Committee of the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) announced that $4,995 has been awarded from the Keweenaw Cross Country Skiing Endowment Fund to three local organizations supporting skiing programs in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties. The grant recipients are: Copper Country Ski Tigers for …

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Aspirus Expands Services With New Speech Therapist For Ontonagon

ONTONAGON – Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital is pleased to welcome Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP), Lauren Siren, to its excellent outpatient therapies team. Siren specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders. She works with patients of all ages, including those affected by stroke, head injuries, neurological disorders, and …

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Proposed Fee Changes at Isle Royale National Park

Houghton, MI – Since 1997 Isle Royale National Park has charged a $4 per person daily user fee. In 2015 Isle Royale began the process of updating its fee program to comply with federal regulations, allow acceptance of all Federal Recreation Passes, and study changing the user fee to an entrance fee. …

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Conference Looks At Region’s Prehistoric Copper

Copper and Culture: A Conference on Prehistoric Metal Working in the Lake Superior Region. That’s the topic of a two day event being held this weekend at the Houghton High School Auditorium. The 2nd annual conference brings together archeologists, Native Americans, Artifact Collectors, Geologists and the public to talk about …

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Senior Heritage Day Picnic, Sept. 13th

Attention Seniors–a special day is being planned for you! The Senior Heritage Day Picnic will be held at the Houghton County Arena on Tuesday, September 13th from 11:00am to 1:00pm. The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is now coordinating the event previously ran by the now disbanded Commission on Aging. …

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Copper Country Relay For Life At McAfee Field Today

The fight against cancer carries on today at the Copper Country Relay For Life. The event is being held at Finlandia University’s McAfee Field in Hancock from 4pm to midnight. The Relay is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, but Event coordinator Stephanie Swartzendruber says the event can provide …

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