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Driver From Rollover Accident Sought

The Ontonagon Sheriff’s Office is looking for the driver who was involved in a rollover accident. A Deputy was dispatched to a single vehicle rollover accident on M38 near Cherry Ln. in Ontonagon Township. A vehicle was found on the scene with extensive damage. There were no occupants in or …

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Inaugural Keweenaw Color Run Sunday

The local pride group, Keweenaw Pride, in conjunction with many other student organizations and local businesses will be hosting the 1st annual Keweenaw Color Run this Sunday. The run, which is to have almost 600 participants, is meant to bring students and community members from different backgrounds and cultures together …

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Light the Night With The Aspirus Women’s Health Team

The Aspirus Women’s Health Team is getting ready for their second annual Light the Night Fun Run/Walk, taking place tomorrow night. Light the Night is a fundraiser event that includes a 5k for runners and walkers, and a free 1k run/walk for families, kids and those who simply enjoy walking. …

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Rep. Dianda’s Bill Tracks Transportation Spending

LANSING – State Representative Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) introduced House Bill 4886 today that would require the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) to do a life-cycle analysis of all road projects with a total material cost that exceeds $1 million. “As we search for a road funding solution we also need …

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Michigan Tech Students Honor Constitution Day

It is a federal requirement that all universities do something to mark the anniversary date of the signing of the United States Constitution. To honor the occasion, students at Michigan Tech gathered outside yesterday for a ceremony on campus. Social Sciences Department Lecturer Susanna Peters says there’s plenty of reasons …

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Michigan Tech Student Receives $10,000 Ford Scholarship

The Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship is awarded globally by Ford to students showing outstanding performance in academics, leadership and community engagement. The program is a $1 million fund with each scholarship worth $10,000. Ten students every year for ten years will receive the award. This year, one of …

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Parade of Nations Ready To Begin

The 26th Annual Parade of Nations will once again showcase the cultural diversity of the Keweenaw. Event co-coordinator Bob Wenc says more than 60 countries will be represented in Saturday’s parade.   This year’s theme is World of Lore and Legends and the floats will feature mythological figures from many countries. …

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Omega House Memorial Walk Saturday

End of life care is an essential service and one that the Omega House has been providing for the last ten years. To mark that anniversary and to create awareness of what they do, Omega House is hosting their annual Hike for the House Memorial Walk on Saturday. Over 400 …

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911 Texting Coming Next Week

Call when you can–text when you can’t. That’s the word from the Upper Peninsula 911 Authority, which inaugurates a new text service starting Monday. All U.P. emergency call centers will be able to accept texts from wireless devices effective that day. The project is a joint venture between the Authority …

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