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Marquette County Man Killed In Accidental Shooting

One man is dead after what is being described as an accidental shooting in Powell Township. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post were dispatched to N 1311 County Road KCI around 9:22pm Wednesday. Medical personnel transported a 21 year old male from County Road KCI, to Marquette General …

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Finlandia to Celebrate Finland’s Independence

HANCOCK — As it has each year since the country became independent 99 years ago, Finlandia University will celebrate Finland’s Independence Day with a program of music and theatre on Tuesday, December 6, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center. The program will feature a short play, …

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Volunteers Still Needed For Thanksgiving Dinners

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly will be sending out 70 turkeys today to be cooked for tomorrow’s Thanksgiving meals. Now that all the food needs have been taken care of, there is still need for volunteers. Laurium Apostolic Church (Hot meal delivery site for the “north end”) Kitchen crew …

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KBIC Fighting Back Against Tobacco Tax Charges

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is taking action after criminal warrants were issued against two members in connection to what tribal leaders are calling ‘wrongful seizures’ of tobacco products destined for tribal territory. Tribal officials say the state issued the warrants against two of its members for alleged violations of …

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40th Annual Poor Artists Sale December 3rd

The Copper Country Community Arts Center in Hancock is hosting its 40th annual Poor Artists Sale at the CLK Gymnasium in Calumet on Saturday, December 3 from 11am-4pm. The Poor Artists Sale is an annual juried holiday art fair hosted by the Copper Country Community Arts Council as a benefit …

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Crews Continue To Search For Missing Hunter

71-year-old Rodney Granroth is still missing. An avid outdoorsman, the Dollar Bay man disappeared while hunting on his family’s property in Tapiola last Thursday. His wife of 51 years describes what these last several days have been like. Rodney’s wife, Faye Granroth, said “It’s sort of like a nightmare that maybe …

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Indoor Farmer’s Market Today In Houghton

The Portage Lake District Library and the Downtown Houghton Farmer’s Market invite everyone to join them for their first indoor farmer’s market. This event will be held inside the library this afternoon from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Vendors will be selling maple syrup, fall vegetables, bakery, jam, jellies, crafts, soaps, …

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