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New Fund Announced To Support Outdoor Recreation

From L’Anse to Ontonagon, from Houghton to Copper Harbor–the Keweenaw has countless opportunities to get outside and enjoy what the area has to offer. Experience the Keweenaw was about just that—getting people out and active, promoting the community and its resources and creating awareness of a new fund. The Keweenaw …

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Experience The Keweenaw This Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend has arrived and it’s time to get outdoors and Experience the Keweenaw. The Portage Health Foundation is hosting the weekend-long series of events that includes hiking, biking and kayaking activities throughout the four-county area. A detailed schedule is available at www.experiencethekeweenaw.com or visit their Facebook page for …

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Memorial Day Services Will Honor The Fallen

Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in our country’s armed forces, protecting the freedoms we enjoy today. There are several observances planned throughout the Keweenaw this weekend. You’ll find a list of many of those services on our Community Calendar page. At 9:30 Monday morning …

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High School Commencement Ceremonies Begin

The 2017 commencement season is underway. This year’s graduating class is set to receive their high school diplomas and head off to the next stage. L’Anse High School got things started Thursday night. Many seniors will take that walk tonight with Baraga, Copper Country Christian, Houghton, Jeffers, Lake Linden-Hubbell and …

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Quit the Sit Draws Over 220 Women

HOUGHTON, Mich. – More than 220 women of all ages learned healthy ways to build more activity into their day during Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital’s Quit the Sit event Monday. The turnout was by far the largest since Aspirus Keweenaw launched the program in May of 2016. “Today marks our one …

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