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Donated Bikes Destroyed By Vandal

Authorities are looking for those responsible for vandalizing a group of donated bicycles in Hubbell over the weekend. Local resident Fran Monville says he has carried on the work at Ernie’s Service Station of restoring the bicycles so someone else could enjoy them. So it’s a mystery why someone would …

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Hancock Master Plan Meeting Tonight

The City of Hancock will hold an open house this evening to receive comments on its latest Master Plan Draft. The event will be held at the Copper Country Community Arts Center starting at 6pm. Residents are encouraged to share their views about the future of the City of Hancock. …

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M-26 Closures In Keweenaw County This Week

Because of culvert replacements, M-26 in Keweenaw County will have a couple of closures this week. The road will be closed Monday about two miles south of Eagle Harbor. Tuesday and Wednesday, M-26 will be closed between Camp 2 and Camp 4 roads, just north of Eagle River. From 7am to 4pm …

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Don’t Do It Yourself (D.D.I.Y.) Endowment Opened with Keweenaw Community Foundation

Hancock, Michigan—Through the generosity of the Coca Cola Foundation and the Hancock Coca Cola Bottling Company, the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) has established an endowment with the Don’t Do It Yourself (D.D.I.Y.) organization in order to create a sustainable source of income for providing assistance during medical crises. D.D.I.Y. serves …

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Traffic Light Installation By Wal-Mart Begins Tuesday

The traffic signal on M-26 in front of Wal-Mart is being installed this week. The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $230,000 to install the signal at the M-26—Razorback Drive intersection. Work will begin Tuesday and is expected to be completed on Thursday. Motorists should watch out for intermittent closures of …

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CareerFEST Continues With Three Events This Week

Michigan Tech’s CareerFEST continues this week with multiple events. Georgia-Pacific In the Tent Day— 10 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 13). Located in the CareerFEST Tent, Georgia-Pacific representatives from manufacturing, corporate engineering and R&D will be on hand. This is a casual, no-pressure event to learn more about the career opportunities GP can …

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Parade of Nations Week Begins With Authors’ Panel

The Portage Lake District Library will host an Upper Peninsula authors panel as part of Michigan Technological University’s schedule of events for the Parade of Nations. “Passport to the Ethnic Cultures of the Upper Peninsula” will be presented by the Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association on Monday, September 12, …

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Senior Heritage Day Picnic Tuesday

Local seniors are invited to the annual Senior Heritage Day Picnic Tuesday. The event takes place at the Houghton County Arena from 11am to 2pm and is for seniors 60 and over. The picnic provides an opportunity to socialize and learn about local services and community offerings while participating in …

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