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Host Families For Foreign Exchange Students Still Needed

When exchange students from other countries come to the United States to study, they leave behind their long time friends and family in their homeland and venture off into the unknown. Many travel thousands of miles to experience a school year on American soil, with many uncertainties about what lies …

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Houghton Schedules Fall Cleanup

No one wants to think about the end of summer but the City of Houghton has scheduled their Fall Cleanup. From September 24th through October 26th, residents of the city may bring acceptable items to the city garage at the corner of Technical Avenue and Gundlach Road and dispose of …

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Houghton Skatepark Still Coming This Year

The Houghton Skatepark is still on track to be installed this fall. Houghton City Manager Eric Waara said the 90 percent drawings were submitted by the organization for review and approval. Waara said everything looked good so now they will begin to look at scheduling a start date for construction. …

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Shoppers Will Need To Wait For New Meijer

Houghton residents are being asked to be patient when it comes to potentially getting a new Meijer store. Representatives from the company have met with the city manager and plan to do some soil borings on the proposed site. The city of Houghton is working with Portage Township on some …

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Houghton Lines Up Repair Projects

Repairs to infrastructure in Houghton continue on both flood and non-flood related projects. Houghton City Manager Eric Waara said representatives from FEMA will be staying in town for the foreseeable future at the regular meeting of the City Council Wednesday.  A Program Delivery Manager is expected to arrive after Labor …

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Portage Health Auxiliary To Begin Accepting Grant Applications

Grant applications will be accepted by the Portage Health Auxiliary starting September 1st for funding for health and well-being projects. This funding is for non-profit organizations in Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw, and Ontonagon Counties. The Portage Health Auxiliary is a non-profit organization, whose mission is to serve the health and well-being …

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