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Retired Hancock Firefighters Honored

Three longtime firefighters for the city of Hancock are receiving special recognition for their combined 79 years of service. Mark Dennis, John Gedda, and Philip Verville II recently retired from the Hancock Fire Department. They were presented with plaques from the Hancock City Council at their regular meeting Wednesday. Verville …

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Hancock Schools Sinking Fund On August Ballot

Hancock Public Schools is asking voters to support a sinking fund proposal on the next ballot. Hancock Schools Superintendent Kipp Beaudoin gave a presentation to the city council at their regular meeting Wednesday. The district is asking to raise $1.39 million over the next five years with a millage increase …

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Negotiations With Givens Resume

Negotiations with the city of Hancock’s choice for their next city manager are back on. Councilman Paul LaBine said after initial negotiations had broken down with former Hancock mayor Barry Givens, the city reached out to him with a newly formed committee consisting of LaBine and Councilmen Ron Blau and …

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Donations Pour Into Dee Stadium

As support for the flood relief continues to pour in from across the country, a disaster logistics team has been assembled to organize efforts and maximize efficiency. Hardship and heart warmth are words that only begin to describe the past few days in the Keweenaw Peninsula. Road crews have months …

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Flood Damages In Hancock Nearing $10 Million

The City of Hancock wasn’t hit as hard as some other areas, but the city is still looking at about $9.7 million in damages from last weekend’s storm. Hancock City Manager Glenn Anderson gave an update to the city council about their recovery effort at their regular meeting Wednesday. The …

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