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Meaowevil is Back to Support the Meadowbrook Arena

It is October and it’s time for goblins, ghouls, and creatures of the night to make their annual appearance. Throughout the month the Meadowbrook arena will become the Meadowevil haunted house. The haunted house weekends raise funds that support the arena’s maintenance and upkeep. “We’ve been doing it for 14 …

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Keweenaw Young Professionals Bring Their Own Color to the Copper Country’s Fall Display

Just in time for the fall color change, Keweenaw Young Professionals will hold the group’s annual fall color run. Keweenaw Color Run acts as the group’s largest fundraiser. The fun run also adds a little pop of bright colors to the area’s beautiful red, yellow, and orange leaves. “We tried …

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Fall Fest will Return with More of the Same Fun

The calendar has already turned to fall, and Houghton will celebrate the season this weekend. The second annual fall fest takes place this Saturday. Community and Business Development Director, Amy Zawada says that the city was surprised to see the very large attendance the event had last year. And they …

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Chassell Man Hurt in Portage Township Crash

A Chassell man was treated for injuries after a Wednesday afternoon two-car crash in Portage Township. Houghton County Sheriff’s deputies were called out around 1:50 pm. The found that the 79-year-old Chassell man had lost control of his vehicle while towing his boat to storage, and run the stop sign …

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Laurium’s CEDAM Fellow Hopes to Talk About Blight with Residents

Laurium’s CEDAM fellow wants to talk with village residents about blight. The village of Laurium recently posted to its Facebook page, a poll asking for resident input for when people in the community may have time to talk with CEDAM fellow Riley Powers about blight in the village. Over the …

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UPCAP Seeks to Educate Caregivers of Dementia Patients

Caring for a family member with dementia can become a daunting task for an entire family. Some days a patient can recall simple events from the past week. While other days they may not recognize people who have been in their lives for many years. Later this month, the Upper …

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Feeding America Semi Arrives in Ontonagon Today

Feeding America will deliver a semi-truck of food more than 500 miles to the Ontonagon village fire hall today. The Copper Shores Community Health Foundation has worked with Feeding America to set up a series of mobile food pantries in Ontonagon this fall. October’s delivery will be the second this …

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Visit Keweenaw Prepares to Break a Record on Plaidurday

In just two more days Visit Keweenaw will look to help the city of Houghton break a world record. On Friday, during the Plaidurday holiday locals will plan to meet at the Houghton High School for a photo full of people wearing plaid shirts. Visit Keweenaw Executive Director says to …

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Michigan Tech’s College of Computing Showcases Student and Faculty Research During Annual Three Day Conference

Michigan Tech University’s College of Computing and Institute of Computing and Cybersystems will begin its annual showcase today. This year’s topic will dive into Artificial Intelligence, which has seen growing interest from the public. Especially over the past year .“And developing the next generation of AI algorithms. Things like large …

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Ontonagon Theater of Performing Arts Fundraising Concert Will Improve Access to the Theater for the Elderly and Disabled

For many years the Ontonagon Theater of Performing Arts has shared the stage with local performers acts for many years. This Saturday the theater will hold a special fundraising concert, that will once again bring together local artists to share the stage. The Ontonagon Theater of Performing Arts will raise …

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