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Public Transportation Forum Thursday

The public is invited to come learn about plans for improved public transportation in the Keweenaw and Western Upper Peninsula. “Getting Around: Transportation Challenges and Opportunities in the Keweenaw and Western U.P.” will take place this evening at 6:30pm at the Portage Lake District Library. The forum is sponsored by …

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Dianda Taking Part In NAMI Discussion Forum

The local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host a discussion today with State Representative Scott Dianda about mental health needs and services in the Upper Peninsula. The event will take place at the Copper Country Mental Health Institute on Sharon Avenue in Houghton starting at 6pm. …

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HEET Initiative Beginning Final Quarter Push

Hancock, Michigan—The Houghton Energy Efficiency Team (HEET) is entering the final quarter of its two year initiative to make Houghton County more energy efficient. They are encouraging income-qualified Copper Country residents to stop by the HEET office at 422 Quincy St in Downtown Hancock with an UPPCO bill or proof …

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Color Cruise For Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home

The Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home will host a fundraiser Color Cruise on the Isle Royale Queen IV Thursday afternoon. About 12 spots were still open on the cruise as of Wednesday evening. The Queen will board at 5:30 at the dock across from Roy’s Pasties and Bakery, and sail …

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RLF Application Approved For Lake Linden Company

The Houghton County Board approved a Revolving Loan for the Nitrate Elimination Company in Lake Linden at their October meeting Tuesday. The $60,000 working capital loan will allow the company to expand into bigger markets and may lead to the addition of four new employees.

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