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Lake Superior Day Celebrated In Copper Harbor

With Lake Superior being the largest body of fresh water in North America, many have taken part in spreading awareness of its environmental care. Copper Harbor was the location of the recent Lake Superior Day celebration, bringing information and hands on activities to those who attended. “It’s important to have …

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Items Needed To Build Lending Libraries

Baraga County Communities That Care is in need of materials to build two Lending Libraries. One library is for the Village of L’Anse and the other is for the Village of Baraga. They have received some of the needed donations, but not enough to cover the expense of the entire …

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Flood Relief Funding Still Available

There is still funding available from the Keweenaw Community Foundation for flood victims. These funds are for those individuals whose homes fall under the majorly or completely destroyed spectrum per the list compiled through the Houghton County Unified Command. Destroyed is defined as permanently uninhabitable and majorly damaged requires repairs …

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Merging: LifePoint Joins RCCH Healthcare Partners

The owners of UP Health System–Portage, along with the UP Health System–Marquette and Bell, is being acquired by RCCH HealthCare Partners, which is owned by certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management. The two companies will merge with LifePoint shareholders receiving $65 a share in cash, resulting in …

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Woman Critically Injured In Sunday Crash

Two people were injured in a serious crash Sunday in Keweenaw County. Deputies from the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the accident around 11:30am on US 41 near Copper City Road. A Chevrolet Blazer driven by a 23-year-old Laurium man was heading northbound on US-41 at a high …

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Keweenaw Alumni & Friends Chapter Hosting 5K Run/Walk

Pre-registration is open for Michigan Tech alumni and friends for a 5K run/walk on the Michigan Tech Trails during the annual Alumni Reunion Weekend. The cost is $15 for pre-registered participants, which can be done online at mtu.edu/alumni/kac5k or by calling 906-487-2400. All proceeds support the Keweenaw Alumni and Friends Chapter Scholarship that …

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Kids Reel In Prizes At Fishing Derby

Despite a little rain over the weekend, young sportsmen and sportswomen remained undeterred in Calumet as Swedetown Park hosted its 14th annual kids fishing derby. Children of all ages participated and several went home with new fishing gear or many other prizes. “We are having an event that keeps growing …

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