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Blooming into Fruition- From the Ground Farmers Markets to Start In Two Weeks

Memorial Day weekend hosted a variety of events, one of which being the first ever From the Ground Farmers Market Festival. Live music, a small petting zoo, and stalls selling plants and artisan goods lined the waterfront, celebrating the start of summer with a preview of what will be available …

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Hubbell-Tamarack City Veteran Honor Roll Returns Home

Yesterday’s memorial day services were quite special in the small town of Hubbell. Where the Hubbell VFW Copper Ingot Post 4624 re-dedicated the town’s veteran honor roll. The original display was lost years ago, and had over 200 names on record. With the help of many community organizations, fellow VFW …

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Local High Schooler Spoke On LGBTQ+ Acceptance In D.C.

Young voices are thought by many to be a driving force behind pushes for hot button topics, and last week, a local young voice traveled to Washington D.C. to deliver a speech at a summit. Houghton high schooler Ian Evans joined other high schoolers from around the nation at the …

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Michigan State Police Respond to Three Car Crash

Injuries have been reported in a three car crash on US-41 in Portage Township last Friday. At approximately 3 pm Michigan State Police responded to a three car collision on US-41 about a quarter mile north of Britz Road. Traffic was blocked for about an hour while cleanup crews cleared …

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Marsh, Punzel Claim RTK Wins – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for additional game details. NBA The NBA Eastern Conference finals will be decided tonight, when the Celtics host the Heat. After falling behind 3-0 in the series, Boston has won three straight to force game seven this evening. NHL The NHL Western Conference playoffs continue …

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Obituary: Bruce Haapapuro

As received from Memorial Chapel Funeral and Cremation Service:  Bruce Haapapuro, 83, a former local businessman and resident of Portage Township, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side on March 2, 2023.      He was born in Liminga, MI, on March 3, 1939, a …

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One Woman is Charge with Open Murder of a Hessel Man in Mackinac County

One man is dead, and one woman is in custody after a homicide in Hessel Township, north of St. Ignace. Michigan State Police St. Ignace Troopers responded to reports of shots fired at a residence yesterday. Upon arrival troopers found a deceased 73 year old male, with an apparent gunshot …

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Last Day to Register For Back 9 Endurance Run Taking Place This Weekend

This weekend is set to be a memorable one for outdoor enthusiasts and town goers alike. Besides the multiple group rides and Enduro races hosted by the Copper Harbor Trails Club and the first From the Ground Farmers Market Festival, there is also a challenge for runners. The Back 9 …

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Body of Missing Hancock Woman Found After Two Day Search

The search efforts for a missing Hancock woman have concluded. Hancock police have identified the deceased as 23 year old Hancock resident, Mary Ylitalo. She was first reported missing on Tuesday. Hancock Police have notified the next of kin, and ask that the community respect the family’s privacy at this …

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Dry Conditions Raise Fire Danger Over Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is full of great times, cookouts, and bonfires, but with the raised levels of fire hazards throughout the state, the DNR urges individuals to be careful. The lack of rainfall and dry conditions means areas even in the U.P. can burn. People are the number one cause …

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