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Dianda Shares Vollwerth’s Hot Dogs With Colleagues

LANSING — State Rep. Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) shared packages of Vollwerth’s hot dogs with the members of the House Tourism and Outdoor Recreation and House Agriculture committees, which met for a joint meeting today. Dianda is the Democratic vice chairman of the Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Committee. “One of our …

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Keweenaw Job Fair Coming April 4th

There are jobs available right here in the area and the Keweenaw Job Fair can help you find one. The fourth annual Keweenaw Job Fair is put on by Michigan Works! and Finlandia University and will take place at the Finnish American Heritage Center on Tuesday, April 4th. Doors open …

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CCISD Superintendent Contract Renewed

The Copper Country Intermediate School District Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Prior to acting on official business, the Board heard two presentations: Shawn Oppliger, the Math/Science Director, introduced Chuck Palosaari, a teacher at Jeffers High School, and Darrell Hendrickson, a teacher at …

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Course Teaches Youth Mental Health First Aid

Mental health problems often start before adulthood. Youth Mental Health First Aid Training teaches adults how to spot signs and symptoms of a mental health problem in a young person–and how to help. The next Youth Mental Health First Aid course will be in Houghton April 19th and 20th at …

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A Roundabout In Houghton?

Could a roundabout be in the future for Houghton? At the regular meeting of the Houghton City Council, Police Chief John Donnelly said he has had a recent conversation with the Michigan Department of Transportation about the need for roundabouts in the area. Donnelly said he pointed out that Marquette …

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Noted Educator to Speak at Tech for Women’s History Month

Michigan Tech will celebrate Women’s History Month with a visit from an internationally-known teacher, lecturer and diversity trainer. The address by National Mental Health Association Award for Excellence winner Jane Elliott is the final event in Tech’s Social Justice Lecture Series. She will speak at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 …

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Contract Nearly Finalized For New Calumet Police Chief

An announcement is expected soon naming a new police chief for the Village of Calumet. Details of the contract are being finalized. When complete, the offer will reportedly be extended to former part-time village police officer Keith Anderson. Anderson was one of the candidates considered last year when the village …

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Calumet To Join State’s Redevelopment Ready Program

The Calumet Village Council adopted a resolution to participate in the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Redevelopment Ready Community program. Under the program, the village would strive to operate under six best practices set by the state. The state looks favorably on communities in the program when considering grant applications. One …

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Calumet To Apply For Grant For Elm Street Project

If the grant application is successful, one street in Calumet will undergo a major facelift. The work would focus on Elm Street in the village from 4th to 9th Street and will include new water and sewer systems and a complete resurfacing. U.P. Engineers & Architect’s Chris Holmes explained to …

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