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U.P. Food Exchange in Houghton

Today, the U.P. Food Exchange will be making one of its three stops on its annual Together at the Table local food summits in each region of the Upper Peninsula. The event will be held at Michigan Tech in the Memorial Union Building. New this year will be an afternoon …

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Wolf Hunt Still On

Good news for U.P. residents who overwhelmingly supported the two state proposals from this past election. Although Michigan voters turned aside a pair of proposals dealing with wolf hunting in the state, a new law was passed this summer by lawmakers that allows the hunt to continue in 2015. That …

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Snyder Looking Forward to Second Term

After being re-elected this week, Governor Rick Snyder is focused on his second-term. The governor made several stops yesterday to thank supporters and speak with the media about his goals. He said a plan to repair the state’s roads will be a top priority, but some lawmakers did not support …

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Republicans Take Control of State Legislature

The state Legislature will remain firmly in Republican control for the next two years. The GOP has a 63 to 47 seat advantage in the House and retains its supermajority in the Senate. Republicans will be selecting a new House Speaker in the coming weeks, with the first discussions on …

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Fall Donation Drive for UGLFHC

All this month, the Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center Team will be accepting donations of gently used or new winter clothes as part of their Fall Donation Drive. Items include coats, gloves, scarves, hats and boots. Donations can be made at health centers in Hancock, Houghton, Lake Linden and …

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Phone and Internet Scams in Houghton County

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office has recently seen an influx in telephone and Internet scams. The scams have included people calling and identifying themselves as companies such as Microsoft or local businesses seeking personal information or computer access. Other scams include the request to send money abroad to a loved …

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KCF Exec Dir Rose Retiring

From a Keweenaw Community Foundation release: After eight successful years of guiding the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) into a thriving and vibrant future, Executive Director Barb Rose is ready to retire. Named to her post in 2006, Ms. Rose brought enthusiasm for the foundation’s mission, passion for the Keweenaw community and …

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Dianda Excited About Next Term

Representative Scott Dianda will be back in Lansing for another two years. With 61% of the votes, Dianda defeated challenger Bob Micheals and he says he glad to see the support his district showed him at the polls. Dianda added that he can’t wait to head back to Lansing to …

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Casperson Reacts to Win

Senator Tom Casperson will be spending another two years representing his district in Lansing. With 62% of the votes, Casperson defeated challenger Christopher Germain and he says he was very pleased with the support he received. He adds that there are two issues he will continue to focus on in …

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Nassiri to Serve 20 to 40 years in Prison

The man convicted of second-degree murder in a domestic assault issue last December has been sentenced. Nima Nassiri appeared in Houghton County Circuit Court this morning and was sentenced to a minimum of 20 years and a maximum of 40 years in prison. He was credited for 332 days served. …

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