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Help Pour The Beer At Keweenaw Brewfest

As craft beer makers and other vendors get ready for the Keweenaw Brewfest, the Keweenaw Community Foundation is also making their final preparations. The event features 50 different breweries and over 200 beers, along with food vendors and live music at Ray Kestner Waterfront Park on Saturday, August 27th. KCF …

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Public Meeting Set To Discuss Hancock Master Plan

The City of Hancock is working on a community-wide Master Plan and they want to know what their residents think. They are holding a public meeting to discuss the Master Plan on September 12th at 6pm. The Master Plan will set the overall vision of the community as the official statement …

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Hancock Police Chief Gives Quarterly Report

The Hancock Police Department has been busy. In his quarterly report to the city council, Police Chief Wayne Butler outlined the 2nd quarter numbers with the department answering 621 calls for service–up from 593 the previous quarter. Butler highlighted that they had seen an increase in the number of reports …

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Michigan Tech Earns Gold-Level Veteran-Friendly Status

Michigan Tech is now a gold-level Veteran-Friendly school. The recognition coming from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Director James Redford said, “There are seven standards that we measure against and for a university or a college to receive the gold standard, they have to achieve at …

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The Do’s & Don’t’s Of Recycling

Curbside Recycling is underway in Houghton and residents are encouraged to participate. But what if you are unsure of what can be recycled? That’s David Hall from the Copper Country Recycling Initiative. Recyclables can be placed in any container as long what’s in it can be seen. It’s best to …

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Join The Big 150 Parade In Calumet

The Calumet Township “Big 150” Sesquicentennial Parade will step off this Saturday at 11:00 AM. Starting off in Laurium and heading into downtown Calumet, the parade should be a remarkable sight, but why simply watch the parade? Main Street Calumet Executive Director Leah Polzien invites you to take part. Three …

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Deer Lake Dedication This Sunday

The Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District along with the Stewards of Bete Grise Preserve are hosting the dedication of their newest addition to the Bete Grise Preserve – Deer Lake. The dedication will take place Sunday at 2:00pm at Point Isabelle Park. The park is located on the Gay-Lac La Belle …

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