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Public Hearing To Address Warden Power Plant Biofuel Change

A public hearing will be held this evening to address the Warden Power Plant’s request to change the mix of biofuel it uses to produce electrical power. It’s taking place at L’Anse High School at 7pm. Specifically, plant owners want officially to discontinue using pentachlorophenol-treated railroad ties. The plant would continue …

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Out of the Darkness Walk To Fight Suicide

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, yet suicide is preventable. More than 100 people throughout Baraga County are expected to participate in the annual Baraga County Out of the Darkness Community Walk hosted by the Baraga County Suicide Prevention Coalition on Saturday, September 10th …

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Two More CareerFEST Events This Week

Michigan Tech’s CareerFEST continues this week. Aerospace Day will take place Wednesday, giving students the opportunity to meet the creative and forward-thinking engineers of Aerospace and learn about the industry and how they and their majors can fit. Construction and Building Systems Day is Thursday, a day geared toward those …

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Authorities Look For Stolen Motorcycle

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a stolen motorcycle out of Copper City. Deputies say the motorcycle was taken from a residence sometime between 7pm August 28th and 8:00am August 29th. It is described as an orange 1972 Kawasaki Enduro 100. Authorities say they are looking to the …

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White Pine Mine Project Acquisition Delayed Again

The sale of an Upper Peninsula mine has again been delayed. Highland Copper Company and Copper Range Company have agreed to extend the period to complete the acquisition of the White Pine project to December 2nd, 2016. According to a statement released by Highland, the final closing of the acquisition …

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Labor Day Walkers Trudge Through Rain

The Mighty Mac isn’t the only bridge crossed on Labor Day. Dozens took part in the 13th Annual U.P. Health System—Portage Labor Day Bridge Walk in Houghton and Hancock. Walkers gathered at Kestner Waterfront Park early in the morning to start their holiday with a little exercise. U.P. Health System—Portage …

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