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Energy Saving Items On Sale

Efficiency United is returning to the Portage Lake District Library for two days of energy saving items for sale. The sale will be held in the lobby today from noon to 6pm and tomorrow from 10am to 3pm. Items for sale include showerheads, shower wands and hoses, LED bulbs, faucet …

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Flu Shot Clinic In Hancock Saturday

It’s flu shot time! The Western U.P. Health Department, U.P. Health System—Portage and Aspirus Keweenaw will provide flu shots at a fast, convenient vaccination clinic this Saturday from 9 to 11am at the Hancock High School Gym. Annual flu shots are recommended for persons 6 months and older, especially for …

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Grant Applications Still Being Accepted By Portage Health Auxiliary

Grant applications are still being accepted by the Portage Health Auxiliary. They are a non-profit organization, whose mission is to serve the health and well-being of elderly and youth causes in Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon Counties. Grant applications are being accepted from local non-profit organizations through September 30, 2016 …

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Chance Of Hitting A Deer On The Rise

New data from State Farm finds that Michigan drivers are 14 percent more likely to collide with a deer than they were last year. That’s based on claims filed with the auto insurer. The odds drivers will hit a deer in Michigan are 1 out of 85, about twice as …

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