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Hancock Man Missing

A search for a missing Hancock man continues. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old Kenneth Ryan Clark, who goes by Ryan, was last seen at his home on Thursday night around 11:30pm. He reportedly left home on foot between then and 7:00am Friday morning without telling anybody and hasn’t …

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Food For Fines Program Begins

The Portage Lake District Library is offering its Food for Fines program starting today through March 31. Patrons can pay up to $10 in overdue fines by bringing non-perishable food items to the library. The food will be donated to local food pantries. Patrons are encouraged to bring small, individual …

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Camping Reservations To Resume For McLain State Park

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will resume acceptance of online and call center reservations beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17 for camping at F.J. McLain State Park in Houghton County. “This allows the park to start taking reservations sooner so that campers can plan their camping stays,” said …

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Advisory Commission To Meet

The Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission will convene for its regular quarterly meeting at 1:00pm on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at park headquarters located on the corner of Red Jacket Road and Hwy. US-41 in Calumet. The meeting will include an update on the efforts and work of the …

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DNR U.P. Citizens Advisory Councils Scheduled To Meet

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Eastern and Western Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Councils are scheduled to meet next week, in separate sessions, on back-to-back days. The councils are designed to provide local input to advise the DNR on regional programs and policies, identify areas in which the department can …

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New Aspiring Women Event Celebrates Heart Health

aw-affair-of-the-heart-poster Join us for our next FREE Aspiring Women event and beat the winter blues ‘An Affair of the Heart’ coming to Houghton Feb. 4; register today! HOUGHTON – Aspirus Keweenaw invites all ladies to An Affair of the Heart, another fun, festive and FREE Aspiring Women event coming to …

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Finlandia & Michigan Tech Holding MLK Events

Events honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will take place throughout the state today. This is a national holiday so government offices are closed as are many schools, banks and other businesses. Both local universities are holding events to honor the day. Finlandia University will hold their 2nd …

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Names Released In Fatal Dollar Bay Accident

The names of the persons involved in the fatal crash on Monday have been released. The accident happened on M-26 near Coal Dock Road around 8am. 21-year-old Jerome Berdecia was the driver of the Honda Accord. His wife 21-year-old Neidalis Maldono-Berdecia was also in the car Jerome died as a …

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