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Roadwork Begins In Ontonagon & Gogebic County

If you’re heading down to Ontonagon or Gogebic County, there’s some roadwork you’ll want to watch out for. The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $5 million to chip seal 52 miles of roadway on M-64 south from M-28 to US-2, M-64 north from M-28 to the M-107 junction at …

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Registration Open for the 32nd annual Summer Arts Camp

Hancock-Registration is open for the 32nd annual Summer Arts Camp at the Copper Country Community Arts Center. Camp is five exciting days of art making and exploration for children entering 3rd-6th grades. This year’s Summer Arts Camp theme is “Studio Arts.” Camp Coordinator Melissa Hronkin, along with guest artists, will …

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Isle Royale Street In Houghton To Close

Just follow the detour signs. Construction on Lakeshore Drive in Downtown Houghton has reached Isle Royal Street. City officials say the contractor may need to block Isle Royal at Shelden Avenue to through traffic today to put in the necessary new water connections up by the crosswalk at Shelden. There …

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South Range Man Pleads Not Guilty To Nine Felonies

A case against a South Range man facing several drug charges continues. 24-year-old Charles Lester Knuckles appeared in Houghton County Circuit Court Wednesday for an arraignment. Knuckles is facing nine felonies–including operating a drug house, delivering contraband on jail property, and delivery of a controlled substance within 1000 feet of …

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Bipartisan Soo Locks Modernization Act Introduced

Washington D.C.– U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Representative Jack Bergman, U.S. Senator Gary Peters, and Representatives Sandy Levin, Fred Upton, Bill Huizenga, Tim Walberg, Dan Kildee, Mike Bishop, Debbie Dingell, Brenda Lawrence, John Moolenaar, Dave Trott, and Paul Mitchell today introduced the bipartisan Soo Locks Modernization Act. The legislation authorizes the …

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