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Tech Theatre Holds Auditions on November 30 and December 1

HOUGHTON, Michigan (Monday, November 16, 2016) – Michigan Tech’s “Tech Theatre Company” will hold public auditions for David Mamet’s Sexual Perversity in Chicago, next week, on Wednesday, November 30 and Thursday, December 1, in the McArdle Theatre, Walker 207, on the 2nd Floor of Michigan Tech’s Walker Center for Humanities …

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26th Contemporary Finnish American Artist Series Exhibition: Laura Ahola-Young: Up the Echo Trail

HANCOCK, MI –Finlandia University Gallery presents the 26th Contemporary Finnish American Artist Series Exhibition featuring Laura Ahola-Young.  Up the Echo Trail, an exhibit of paintings, drawings, and mixed media work will be on display at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, from December 1, …

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VA Vet Center to Hold Open House In Houghton

IRON MOUNTAIN – The VA Vet Center will be holding an open house at the Copper Country Mall on Thursday, December 1, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.  The Mall is located at 47420 Highway M-26 in Houghton.  The Escanaba-based Vet Center recently added staff in the Houghton/Hancock …

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Local Hand Bell Choir Joins In World Record

Members of Bells on the Bay were at the Mall of America in Bloomington, MN, on Saturday, November 19, 2016 to help set a new Guinness World Record for “largest handbell ensemble.” The Big Ring event was a collaboration between The Salvation Army, The Handbell Musicians of America, and the …

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Step into History with the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

CALUMET –The Keweenaw has exceptional history and outdoor recreation opportunities, and you can combine them with the Step into History program offered by Keweenaw NHP and the Western UP Health Department. This Thanksgiving, the Step into History program will join UP Health System-Portage for its annual 5k Turkey Trot event …

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Keweenaw Community Foundation YAC Announces Grants To Benefit Local Youth

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) of the Keweenaw Community Foundation is pleased to announce that $12,402.48 has been awarded to seven local organizations with funds available from the Kellogg Youth Endowment Fund. These grants will support projects that benefit youth in grades 6-­12 in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties. The seven grant recipients are: • Omega …

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Ambulance Involved In Rollover Crash

An ambulance for U.P. Health Systems—Marquette was involved in a rollover accident over the weekend. The Michigan State Police says the accident happened on US-41 near County Road 502 around 4:45am Sunday. The full-marked ambulance was driven by 29-year-old Matthew Strong with 58-year-old Sherry Norris, both of Marquette, in the …

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