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Speaker Talks About Life With Autism

A program presented by Copper Country Awareness will give people an inside look at what it’s like to live with autism. Autism speaker Josh Stokes will present a program called “Looking Through the Puzzle” at the Franklin Square Inn in Houghton Friday morning. Josh will relate what it was like …

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Hancock Looks Ahead To Summer Recreation Projects

The tennis court at Terrace Park in Hancock will be rebuilt thanks to a grant from the Portage Health Foundation. The city of Hancock is receiving $20,000 toward the project, with the city contributing about $5,000 for the new courts as part of an overall plan to improve the park. …

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Public Invited To City Manager Interviews

The city of Hancock has narrowed down their search for a new City Manager to five candidates. The public is invited to attend the interviews of those candidates beginning at 9am on Saturday May 12th in the council chambers. A meet and greet will be held the evening of Friday, …

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No Charges Against Woman Arrested At Airport

No charges are being sought following an incident at the Houghton County Airport on Tuesday. Around 11:40 p.m., troopers from the Calumet Post were called to the airport on report of a suspicious person. Airport personnel reported a 25 year-old Houghton woman had entered the airport and tried to access …

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Public Invited To Michigan Tech’s Design Expo Thursday

What do a vaccine transport container, a Mars gypsum rover, and the Split Snurfer—a bindingless snowboard that splits into skis—have in common? They’re all undergraduate student projects on display at the 18th annual Design Expo at Michigan Tech. You’re invited to come explore the breadth and depth of Michigan Tech’s …

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Keweenaw Ideals: A Photography Exhibition At Omega House

HOUGHTON, Michigan (Tuesday, April 17, 2018) – A team including Michigan Tech student co-curators Mads Howard and John Hughes, Omega House Marketing Coordinator Carol Pfefferkorn and Anne Beffel (VPA) are creating an exhibition of mindfulness-based photographs. The Omega House Hospice of Houghton will host a series of images by students of Beffel’s Art and …

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Sisu Shuffle Taking Place Saturday

You won’t need your snow shoes to take part in this weekend’s Sisu Shuffle. The annual 5K run and walk takes place this Saturday at 11am, beginning at UP Health System—Portage in Hancock. This is a fun, family event that is not timed it’s free to participate. Health and Fitness …

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