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Canal Run Seeking a Few More volunteers

While the race does focus on the hundreds of runners competing in Canal Run, the event would not be possible without a community full of volunteers. UPHS Portage Community Health Coordinator Angela Luskin says that there are plenty of volunteer position still available, and duties range from tracking runner times, …

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Houghton Sheriff Department Buys Stop Sticks

The Houghton Sheriff Department announced that they have recently purchased new stop sticks. They can be deployed in a vehicle pursuit, and allow the tires on the pursued car to be deflated. The tools were purchased with aid from donations from the community.

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Release and Remember: Community Butterfly Release

There will be community butterfly release in memory or honor of someone you love. Purchase a Monarch butterfly for $10 per loved one, and if you are unable to attend the event, they’ll be released for you. The proceeds from each butterfly will go directly to the UP Health System …

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‘End of the Road’ Car Show Back In Copper Harbor

The 19th annual End of the Road Keweenaw Tour and Car show is back this weekend. All proceeds will go to Keweenaw Random Acts of Community Kindness. There will be a cruise leaving from Campioni True Value in Calumet at noon, and the cars will travel to Copper Harbor. Registration …

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Serving The Copper Country for 150 Years- A Brief History of IncredibleBank in Calumet and Houghton.

IncredibleBank has branches that have been open in the Keweenaw for a century and a half.  “We were established in 1873 as Merchants and Miners Bank in Calumet, Michigan. Throughout those years we expanded through different mergers and acquisitions. We absorbed other institutions, and eventually we became First of America …

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The Annual Aura Jamboree Is Back

The annual Aura Jamboree is one evening and one full day of music and food at the Aura Community Hall in L’Anse. Tomorrow the live music starts at around 5pm. Local band Rolling Thunder will be performing from 8 to 10, and Chad Borgen & The Collective will be performing …

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Hancock To Enforce Dangerous Buildings Ordinance at Two Locations

Hancock will move forward with the city’s dangerous building ordinance enforcement for two properties near downtown. Both buildings have unique history within the city, but have in recent years begun to deteriorate. 501 Reservation Street was built in 1889, housing the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church for many years. Since the …

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Key Ingredients Showcases Local Talent Tomorrow

Key Ingredients started 6 years ago in conjunction with Canal Run to celebrate local talent, like musicians and artists. Key Ingredients takes place the Friday before Canal Run, and the City of Hancock took over the celebration last year. “Key Ingredients is going to be from end-to-end on Quincy Street, …

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Houghton City Council Recap: Meeting For Downtown Parking Later This Month

Houghton City council will review the ordinance regarding parking in downtown Houghton later this month. There have been small changes to the definitions of certain phrases to clarify them, and to approve a two-hour parking limit on Shelden avenue while also forbidding reparking in the same parking block. The City …

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Let’s Rebuild Community Needs Volunteers

 Let’s Rebuild Community is a local non-profit organization formed to help seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities who have difficulty with painting their own homes or keeping up with landscaping. After this year’s application process, 4 homes have been selected in the Calumet-Laurium area to kick off the program this …

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