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Chassell Woman Arrested After Meth Lab Was Found

One woman is in jail after law enforcement discovered a meth lab in Chassell. On Wednesday, a deputy from the Houghton County Sheriff’s Department and a parole officer from the Michigan Department of Corrections went to the residence to locate a woman that was on probation and had outstanding warrants. …

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10 Good Things Happening In Houghton–October 26, 2017

How about a little good news? Here are 10 Good Things That Happened in Houghton in the Last Two Weeks, as compiled by City Manager Eric Waara. Houghton’s residential curbside recycling tonnage has been consistently running over 20 percent and growing.  People are still calling for the curbside bins and …

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Keweenaw Community Foundation Environmental Grants Available

Hancock, Michigan – The Environmental Endowment Advisory Committee of the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) is now accepting applications for its annual granting cycle. $1,763.53 is available from the Environmental Endowment Fund for local organizations supporting programs, projects, and activities related to a broad range of environmental concerns that include, but …

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Energy Prize Will Now Be A $5 Million Loan

A last minute change to an energy reduction competition means there won’t be a cash prize after all. For the last couple of years, Houghton County has been competing for the Georgetown University Energy Prize of $5 million. The Houghton Energy Efficiency Team has led the effort to reduce energy …

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New U.P. Power Plants Approved

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder, the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) and Attorney General’s Office (AG) today praised the decision by the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) to approve the construction of two power generation plants in the Upper Peninsula as a strong move toward improving electric reliability for …

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