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YAC Book & Pajama Drive Underway

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) of the Keweenaw Community Foundation will be hosting a Holiday Book Drive to benefit local youth. The YAC encourages the community to donate new and gently used books and new pajamas for children ages 6-17 years. Books and pajamas will be given to UP Kids to …

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40th Annual Poor Artists Sale This Saturday

The Copper Country Community Arts Center in Hancock is hosting its 40th annual Poor Artists Sale Saturday. The event runs from 11am-4pm at the CLK Gymnasium in Calumet. The Poor Artists Sale is an annual juried holiday art fair hosted by the Copper Country Community Arts Council as a benefit …

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Climate Science Cafe Tonight In Hancock

This Thursday, Dec 1 from 6-8 PM at the Orpheum / Studio Pizza, the Keweenaw Climate Community (KCC) group continues their series of discussion-centered events about what activities and topics the community can focus on with climate change impacts and people’s responses to those impacts. There are lots of potential …

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Former Traxys CEO Arraigned In Federal Court

A Florida man indicted on numerous charges related to the illegal transfer of stolen property from an Upper Peninsula facility was arraigned Tuesday in Federal Court. Michael Donald Reid of Land O’ Lakes, Florida, is charged with 13 counts of interstate transportation of stolen property. According to court records, the charges …

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Lockdown Suspect Ordered To Seek Mental Health Treatment

Things are back to normal at Houghton Elementary School, but that wasn’t the case Monday morning. That’s when 30-year-old Niles Nathan Rothenberger of Atlantic Mine was arrested after police received reports that he was acting suspicious. Their investigation allegedly discovered 3.5 grams of marijuana in his vehicle along with a …

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Tech Theater Holding Auditions Today & Tomorrow

Michigan Tech’s Tech Theatre Company is holding public auditions over the next two nights for the play, Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Auditions will be held tonight and tomorrow in the McArdle Theatre at 7:00 pm. Those wishing to be considered should arrive no later than 6:45. There will be call backs …

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