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Keweenaw ATV Club Repairs Trail

The hazardous washout on the trail north of Lake Linden has been graded by the Keweenaw ATV Club. The club says the trail is now safe to use until they can do a permanent repair. The Keweenaw ATV Club works with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to take care …

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2nd Annual Copper & Culture Conference In Houghton

Copper Country Ancient Sites Conservancy will be hosting the 2nd annual Copper and Culture Conference on Prehistoric Metal Working in the Lake Superior Region later this month. The group’s mission is to facilitate the identification, protection and professional investigation of the ancient archaeological sites of Lake Superior’s Copper Country, while …

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Empire Mine Closes

The Empire Mine is now closed. Operations at the mine in Palmer officially ceased Thursday, meaning some 266 employees still working at the mine will soon be laid off. In all, around 400 people will be out of work by the end of the month. Director of Global Communications for …

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Portage Health Foundation Releases Request for Proposals Focused on Mental and Behavioral Health

The Portage Health Foundation (PHF) has undertaken a series of community health forums focused on the topic of mental and behavioral health (including substance abuse). The goals of these forums have been to develop collaborative input, prioritize healthcare needs, and build consensus toward innovative interventions and solutions to address the mental and behavioral …

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Families Explore Science Together At KSEF

Who knew science could be so much fun? The 2nd Annual Keweenaw Science and Engineering Festival has begun, featuring three days of hands-on activities based on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Most of the events all families to participate with their children, like the Family Engineering Day put on by …

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D.A. Glass America becomes OcuGlass LLC

Calumet, MI – D.A. Glass America, Inc. has announced a change in ownership.  IIWS, Inc. has agreed in principle to acquire 100% of the company and has changed the name to OcuGlass, LLC effective immediately.  Current management will continue to operate the new company as the corporate structure moves forward …

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KSEF Is Here!

The Kestner Waterfront Park in Houghton is the place to be this afternoon to enjoy a variety of STEM-themed activities. It’s all part of the 2nd Annual Keweenaw Science and Engineering Festival. Michigan Tech’s Center for Science and Environmental Outreach is putting on the Family Engineering Day with hands-on challenges …

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