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AED’s Delivered to Local Organizations Courtesy PHF

Last year, the Portage Health Foundation ran a one time grant application cycle to provide AED’s to local organizations in the Copper Country. Cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the US, so in response to a community need, the PHF has finally received and delivered …

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CLK Schools Considering Dropping School Nurse for a School Wellness Program Amidst Budget Cuts

Calumet – Laurium – Keweenaw Schools is considering replacing the school nurse program with a school wellness program, using Upper Great Lakes Family Health. CLK Schools has accepted a memorandum of understanding with UGL Health to implement a clinic nurse, and social worker through the school wellness program, as outlined …

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Rabbit Island School Now Accepting Applications

High schoolers interested in arts and ecology have the opportunity for a 7 day expedition on Rabbit Island, which is just 3 miles off the coast of the Keweenaw. The program emphasizes student-led projects with mentors that offer support and expertise ranging from art, ecology, writing, wilderness crafts, and more. …

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Houghton City Council: PLDL Updates and Unanimous Council Housekeeping

The Houghton Council received updates on the renovation of the Portage Lake District Library. The carpeting is complete, and the new furniture for the teen area is in place. The library hopes to reopen their doors to the public this Saturday to join in the festivities of the From the …

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Hancock Police In Search of Missing Woman

Hancock Police are in search of a missing woman. Mary Ylitalo was last seen at 7:30 pm last night in the 800 block of Ingot Street in Hancock. She is 23 years old five foot six to eight inches tall, and approximately 150 pounds. She has light brown shoulder length …

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First Ever From the Ground Festival On Saturday

Farmers market season is right around the corner, and to celebrate, Houghton is hosting the first ever From the Ground Festival this Saturday.  The festival showcases and celebrates the talents of local artisans, restaurants, farmers, musicians, artists, and more as a way to kick off the warm season in conjunction …

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Ride the Keweenaw Weekend Starts This Friday

Outdoor enthusiasts are more than ready to experience the beautiful outdoors of the Keweenaw, which hosts a variety of biking trails. With the trails finally open, Copper Harbor Trails club is hosting their annual public event as part of Ride the Keweenaw Weekend.  “So Ride the Keweenaw is season opening …

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Pewabic Street Community Garden 14th Annual Plant Sale Fundraiser

The Pewabic Street Community Garden is a beloved plot of land in Houghton. Gardeners rent spaces to grow their own produce during the non-winter months. Garden manager, Elena Busova, explained that the Pewabic Street Community Garden needs this fundraiser for more than paying water bills and buying fertilizer.   “All the …

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Lakeshore Drive Parking Structure Demolition Begins Next Week

The Lakeshore drive parking lot will begin the deconstruction process next week. “Starting on the end by Suomi or the Library, however you want to look at it, [they’ll] be starting at that end and be going up to what old-timers know as the old Swift warehouse where that narrow …

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