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Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College To Receive Tribal College Initiative Grant

EAST LANSING, Mich., Aug. 26, 2016 – The U.S. Department ofAgriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Lisa Mensah has announced funding to help eight tribal colleges upgrade their infrastructure, purchase equipment and make other improvements to their educational facilities. Funding is provided through USDA’s Tribal College Initiative Grant program. Mensah made the announcement while visiting Northwest Indian College in Whatcom County. “Education is one of the …

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UPDATED – Two Beartown Firefighters Killed – Names Released

Two members of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s Beartown Firefighting squad were killed Saturday in a traffic crash in Minnesota. Minnesota State Patrol investigators say the transport vehicle carrying nine passengers struck the median cable barriers “for an unknown reason” and rolled over on I-35W in Blaine, a northern Minneapolis suburb. Dead …

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Fire In Centennial Heights Home

Fire crews responded to a house fire Friday afternoon in Centennial Heights. The call came in around noon. By about 2pm, the fire was out.  There were no injuries reported. Calumet Village, Calumet Township and Laurium Fire Departments responded to the scene.

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First Day Results From The Houghton County Fair

The Houghton County Fair continues today. The first day of the fair saw nice crowds out to enjoy the new rides and attractions. Among those is free remote control car racing, with one race won by 9-year-old Zach Oselo of Wisconsin. Skerbeck Entertainment has brought roughly two dozen new rides for …

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Aspirus Keweenaw Welcomes John Nguyen, DO

LAURIUM – Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium is pleased to welcome John Nguyen, DO, to its excellent general surgery team. Dr. Nguyen joins Dr. Michael McAllister in delivering a higher level of comprehensive surgical services for patients of all ages in the Keweenaw. He is now seeing patients in Laurium …

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