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US-41 Hancock traffic pattern to revert to normal

October 24, 2016 — As work on the Michigan Department of Transportation’s US-41 (Reservation and Quincy streets) streetscape project winds down, traffic in downtown Hancock will revert to normal flow today or tomorrow. Final pavement markings are expected to be completed and one-way northbound traffic will resume on Reservation and …

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Michigan Winter Weather Awareness Week Nov. 6-12

Winter will be here soon.  In an effort to raise awareness about the potential dangers of the upcoming winter season, Governor Rick Snyder has declared November 6 – 12, 2016, as Winter Hazards Awareness Week in Michigan. As we know, Upper Michigan winters are severe, so preparedness, awareness and common sense are always important when facing winter hazards. During Winter Hazards Awareness Week, Michigan residents are encouraged to …

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Alternative Energy Proposal Seeks $100 Million Award

Residents in the region pay some of the highest electric bills in the country and efforts to find alternative solutions continue. The Keweenaw Community Foundation successfully completed its application to the MacArthur Foundation for the first ever $100 million “critical problem” grant. The proposal would enhance local renewable energy generation …

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Students Tour Calumet Clinic Construction Site

These days, you don’t have to go to college to earn a good paying job. Students from Baraga and Chassell High Schools toured a Moyle construction site in Calumet to see first hand the work skilled tradesman do in the industry. Moyle Construction Project Manager Andrew Kemper said, “We just …

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“Stuff A Blue Goose” Events This Week

The 2016 Michigan Harvest Gathering Campaign in underway to raise hunger awareness and to provide food for local food pantries. Troopers from the Michigan State Police were outside Pat’s Foods in L’Anse Saturday, where people could buy a bag of groceries which were then stuffed inside a patrol car, or …

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Adams Township School District Trustee Candidate Forum

A Candidate Forum is being held for the position of Adams Township School District Trustee. The forum will be held at the Jeffers High School Media Room on Monday and is presented by the Copper Country League of Women Voters. The candidates invited are John Asiala, Jason Coffey, George Eakin, …

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Local Human Services Expo

As we head into the winter, do you need help with food, finances, housing, physical health, mental health or domestic issues? Help is available, but it’s sometimes challenging to locate. Find the assistance that you or a loved one need at the Local Human Services Expo at the Copper Country …

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