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Bringing Big Brothers-Big Sisters To Baraga County

U.P. Kids and Baraga County Communities that Care will be hosting a Big Brothers/Big Sisters Information Open House tomorrow at the Baraga Lakeside Inn. You’re invited to stop in anytime between 6:00pm and 7:30pm to learn more about the effort to bring Big Brothers/Big Sisters to Baraga County. By partnering …

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Parking Bans Go Into Effect Nov, 1st

It’s the last day of October, so that means parking bans go into effect throughout most areas in the Copper Country starting tomorrow. No overnight parking is permitted on city streets or in right-of-ways. Just because there is not snow on the ground does not mean you won’t get ticketed or …

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Trick-Or-Treat Hours For Halloween

Ghosts and goblins will be out tonight for Halloween and police departments are reminding residents to stay safe. Official Trick-or-Treat hours in Baraga is 4:00pm to 7:00pm, in Hancock, they’re 5:00pm to 7:00pm, Houghton is 5:00pm to 8:00pm, L’Anse, 5:00pm to 7:30pm and in Laurium, 5:00pm to 8:00pm. You can …

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Scary Good Time At Treat Street

Things get a little scary in downtown Houghton when Treat Street comes around–good thing there’s plenty of superheroes in town to keep everyone in line. The 8th Annual Treat Street saw good weather and a huge crowd of children. With so many people coming to the event, it’s the businesses …

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Ontonagon Man Arrested For Felonious Assault

Thursday night around 9:00pm, the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 25 year old Ontonagon man on charges of Felonious assault, Resist & Obstruct, Malicious Destruction of Property and Probation Violation. The arrest resulted from a call that an individual was assaulted by the suspect at knife point. No further details …

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3rd Quarter Financial Results Released For Local Mines

Two mining companies with operations in Marquette County announced their third quarter financial results this week. Cliffs Natural Resources officials said the company recorded a net loss of $28 million over the quarter, compared to a net income of $6 million at this time last year. The company attributes a …

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Diwali Night is Saturday

The Indian Students Association at Michigan Technological University presents its annual Diwali Night Dinner and Performance Saturday. Diwali is one of the biggest festivals in India, and is celebrated based on a mythological event where good wins over evil. The celebration begins with the Diwali Dinner at the Memorial Union …

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