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Dora Jung Closing Reception and Lecture

HANCOCK, MI –Finlandia University Gallery in collaboration with Common Strands International Fiber Exchange, Minneapolis, Minnesota will present Painter in Linen featuring the work of one of the most consequential textile designers in Finland, Dora Jung (1906-1980). This exhibit is travelling to the United Sates in honor of Finland 100, a …

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Range Lions Take Part In Highway Cleanup

The Range Lions Club is doing their part to keep the Copper Country clean. They held their regular monthly meeting on Monday at the Range Lounge in South Range, where they discussed their effort to pick up litter along M-26 from South Range to Painesdale as part of Phase III …

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Rental Licenses In Houghton Hot Topic Once Again

With a new school year underway at Michigan Tech, the City of Houghton has completed many of its preparations. City manager Eric Waara told the city council Wednesday night that several projects were finished in time for the school year. That included paving of some streets in areas where many …

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UPEC Announces Photo Contest

Have an eye for capturing great photos or just love photographing the U.P.? The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition is holding their annual photo contest. They are asking for your best shots, representing the beautiful region, including photos on file from other seasons. The deadline to submit photos is November 17th. …

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Mobile Food Pantry Coming to Baraga

Finlandia University Campus Ministry, Feeding America West Michigan, Western U.P. Food Bank and Baraga Area Schools are working together to bring a mobile food pantry to Baraga on September 27 at 4:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Baraga High School. “We’re happy to help our neighbors in any way we can,” said Rev. Soren …

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Local UPPCO Crews Help With Hurricane Irma Relief

MARQUETTE –  Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) crews are headed to Tampa, Florida to support restoration efforts after Hurricane Irma caused widespread outages. “Earlier this morning, UPPCO crews departed from the Upper Peninsula to assist with the restoration effort,” said UPPCO Vice-President Brett French. “We understand the challenges being confronted …

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