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Coast Guard Warns Ice Unstable Due To Warmer Temperatures

SAULT STE MARIE, Michigan — The Coast Guard is warning, Wednesday, of unstable ice conditions due to the warming temperatures in Northern Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and much of the Great Lakes. The public is encouraged to use extreme caution if partipating in recreational ice activities. If you’re planning to go …

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Ken Steiner Benefit Concert For Little Brothers

A benefit concert for Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly is being held this Friday at the Rozsa Center. The concert is in memory of Ken Steiner, who Michigan Tech’s Jared Anderson says was a lover of music himself. Anderson said, “He was an active musician in the community. He sang …

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UPPCO Holding Public Forum In Hancock

Keweenaw area energy customers are being invited to attend a public forum Thursday afternoon in Hancock. The Upper Peninsula Power Company is holding a series of stakeholder forums across the U.P. and is seeking public input on its integrated resource plan.   Thursday’s Open House is the second of four …

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Wisconsin Man Killed In Snowmobile Crash

A Wisconsin man is dead following a snowmobile accident in southern Houghton County. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post responded to Trail #8 near M-28 Wednesday. 41-year-old Jamie Steen of Curtiss, Wisconsin was reportedly driving northbound on Trail #8 when he lost control of his snowmobile on a …

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Woman Injured In Snowmobile Crash Near Mass City

An Illinois woman was injured in a snowmobile accident on Tuesday in Ontonagon County. Deputies from the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office were called out to Trail #3 in Mass City shortly after 2:30pm. 74-year-old Judi Ann Young of Boloit, Illinois was traveling on Trail #3 when her ski caught a …

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Nominations Open For Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards

HOUGHTON, Michigan (January 8, 2018) — Registration and Nominations are now open for the Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards Dinner, which will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Bonfire Steakhouse in Houghton. The Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards is a celebration that recognizes local businesses, organizations, community …

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Police & Firefighters To Face Off For Charity

Keweenaw area police and firefighters are gearing up to take the ice against one another in a local fundraiser. The annual hockey game is set to take place at MacInnes Student Ice Arena on the campus of Michigan Tech.   Houghton Police Lieutenant Nick Roberts said, “We’ve had this charity since …

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