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$13,000 Awarded for a Snowbike Trails Snowmobile

Hancock, Michigan – Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) announced that $13,000 has been awarded from the Portage Health Foundation (PHF) Community Wellness and Outdoor Recreation Fund to Copper Harbor Trails Society Inc. also known as Copper Harbor Trails Club (CHTC) to improve trail conditions, reduce noise and emissions, and to provide …

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Osceola Township Seeks Public Feedback on Recreation Plan

Osceola Township is seeking public feedback for its new Five-Year Recreation Plan. The Recreation Plan is available for Public Comment and can be viewed online at both the Township’s website www.osceolatownship.org and WUPPDR’s website www.wuppdr.org. Printed copies are available at the Township Office during normal business hours, Monday through Wednesday …

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Follow-Up Meeting For L’Anse Solar Project

The Upper Peninsula Solar Technical Assistance and Resource Team will be holding another community forum focusing on a potential Community Solar program in L’Anse. The Village of L’Anse evaluated the feasibility of the community solar program for its residential and business electric utility customers. The proposed community solar project would …

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KCF Youth Advisory Council Announces Grants to Benefit Local Youth

Hancock, Michigan – The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) of Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) announced that $11,650 has been awarded from the Kellogg Youth Endowment Fund to seven local organizations. These grants will support projects that benefit youth in grades 6-12 in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties. The grant recipients are: Calumet …

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Active Shooter Drill Held At U.P. Health System-Portage

UP Health System – Portage worked with various law enforcement agencies Monday to conduct a Live Active Weapons Drill. Participating agencies included Michigan State Police, Houghton County Sheriff’s Department, Houghton City Police Department, Hancock City Police Department, Negaunee Dispatch, Quincy Franklin Volunteer Fire Department, and the Hancock Volunteer Fire Department. The …

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