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Houghton Ranked 23rd Best U.S. City For Hockey Fans

WalletHub recently released its rankings for the Best U.S. Cities for Hockey Fans, and Houghton was 23rd on the overall ranking and the first non-NHL city mentioned. WalletHub compared 72 U.S. cities that had at least one college or one professional hockey team. Nineteen metrics were used to evaluate each …

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Planned Power Outage In L’Anse

A planned power outage is taking place today in the L’Anse area. Upper Peninsula Power Company says the planned outage is necessary to perform maintenance on equipment owned and operated by American Transmission Company to improve electric reliability and safety. Electrical service will be shut off between 8am and noon. …

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Natural Resources Commission Meets In Houghton

As part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Natural Resources Commission meets once a month to regulate and discuss topics like animal populations and ethical hunting practices. The NRC met in Houghton on Thursday on the campus of Michigan Tech. DNR Director Keith Creagh says it is important …

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2017 Bernard F. Gaffney Memorial Scholarship Recipients Announced

Houghton, Michigan—The 2017 Bernard F. Gaffney Memorial Scholarships were presented Thursday, May 25 at the Houghton High School Senior Honors Banquet. Harkin Massopust, Abigail Mauno, and Carly Ronis were each awarded scholarships totaling $5,600. Harkin will be attending Michigan State University and plans to study linguistics. Abigail will attend Michigan …

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Finlandia University named a 2017 Best Value School

Finlandia University is one of 80 schools nationwide to be recognized by University Research & Review as a 2017 Best Value School. “We work extremely hard to make sure Finlandia University remains affordable to people of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Midwest as a whole,” said Director of Student …

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Roadwork Begins In Ontonagon & Gogebic County

If you’re heading down to Ontonagon or Gogebic County, there’s some roadwork you’ll want to watch out for. The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $5 million to chip seal 52 miles of roadway on M-64 south from M-28 to US-2, M-64 north from M-28 to the M-107 junction at …

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Registration Open for the 32nd annual Summer Arts Camp

Hancock-Registration is open for the 32nd annual Summer Arts Camp at the Copper Country Community Arts Center. Camp is five exciting days of art making and exploration for children entering 3rd-6th grades. This year’s Summer Arts Camp theme is “Studio Arts.” Camp Coordinator Melissa Hronkin, along with guest artists, will …

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Isle Royale Street In Houghton To Close

Just follow the detour signs. Construction on Lakeshore Drive in Downtown Houghton has reached Isle Royal Street. City officials say the contractor may need to block Isle Royal at Shelden Avenue to through traffic today to put in the necessary new water connections up by the crosswalk at Shelden. There …

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