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Heritage Day At Hanka Homestead Saturday

All are invited to come out to the Hanka Homestead in Askel this Saturday, August 18, for a full day of fun and learning! The Hanka Homestead Finnish Museum is hosting their annual Heritage Day on Saturday, August 18, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Featured will be the Kivajat Finnish Children …

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Program Focuses On Supporting Each Other During Grief

The support of others is vital when dealing with grief or loss. The Community Coalition on Grief and Bereavement invites all local residents to a program called When Your Heart Is Broken, Your Head Doesn’t Work Right. The free event will be held this Thursday, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Copper …

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3rd Annual Health & Wellness Fair Tuesday

In addition to providing fresh and local whole foods to the community, the Downtown Houghton Farmer’s Market aims to support community outreach, education, and wellness activities. The Market will host the 3rd annual Health and Wellness Fair Tuesday, August 14th from 4:00-6:00pm. Participanting this year is Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital, UP …

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Fatal Shooting In Chippewa County

Police are investigating a shooting that took place over the weekend in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie Post responded to a report of a shooting Saturday around 4pm. The incident happened at a rental cabin in Trout Lake in Chippewa County. One …

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GRACE Program Web App To Launch Thursday

A web app will be launched this week–the culmination of a summer’s worth of work by local students. The students have spent the summer mapping the Village of Calumet, Calumet Township, and the Village of Laurium, as part of the GRACE program, which stands for GIS Resources and Applications for …

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Wells Fargo Donates $75,000 To Flood With Love

[Hancock, MI], July xx, 2017 – The Portage Health Foundation has expressed its commitment to a $3.8 million dollar initiative – Flood with Love – to get flood victims back into clean, safe living environments. The foundation is pleased to announce a partnership with Wells Fargo on these efforts, including …

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