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Motorcycle Accident Near Bridge In Houghton

One person was injured when a motorcycle collided with another vehicle Monday morning in Houghton. The accident happened shortly after 11am near the Portage Lake Lift Bridge at the intersection of Shelden Avenue and West Memorial Drive, slowing down traffic from the downtown. One person on the motorcycle was taken …

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Beaver Dam Collapse Causes Flooding In Baraga County

Parts of Baraga County are being hit with flooding. The Michigamme-Spurr Volunteer Fire Department and the Baraga County Road Commission have responded to the area of Beaufort Lake and Stagecoach Drive, after a beaver dam collapsed. The collapse of the dam resulted in flooding of the area. The Michigan State …

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Top 2 Risk Factors Affecting Youth Identified

The Houghton Keweenaw Communities that Care would like to thank the community for their participation in the community voting to select the 2 Risk Factors to target for the next couple years. “Depressive Symptoms” and “Low Risk of Drug Use” received the overwhelming vote by the community, according to John …

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Money Magazine Recognizes the Value of a Michigan Tech Education

By Jennifer Donovan, Director of News & Media Relations University Marketing & Communications Michigan Technological University In Money Magazine’s latest report on “Best Colleges for your Money,” Michigan Technological University ranked in the top 100 overall and in the top 50 among public universities. Money evaluated 2,400 colleges and universities using …

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Plea Deal In The Works For South Range Drug Suspect

The case of a South Range man facing several felonious drug charges continues in Houghton County Circuit Court. Charles Lester Knuckles appeared for a pre-trial hearing Friday. He was originally charged with operating a drug house, delivering contraband on jail property and delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet …

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Cruising The Keweenaw To The End Of The Road

Those are the sounds of Keweenaw Cruiser’s 14th Annual End O’ The Road Keweenaw Tour and Car Show. The event begins with a cruise that parades the cars on the western shore of the Keweenaw all the way up to the show in Copper Harbor. Keweenaw Cruisers member Curtis Wittenberg …

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“Copper Country” Explores Family & Forgiveness

Keweenaw native Kristin Neva released her second novel, “Copper Country,” just a few weeks ago. “Copper Country” is a story about family and forgiveness that’s set in the Keweenaw. The story follows a young Yooper named Aimee who is working her way through college and working on her relationship with …

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