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Free Entertainment Opportunities At UP State Fair

The following press release was issued by the UP State Fair: [Escanaba, Michigan – July 15, 2019] – The U.P. State Fair opens its gates Monday August 12th, at 5:00 PM, with reduced prices. Reduced admissions are just $5 for adults (13 and up), $3 for youth (6 to 12), …

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CCISD Board Elects 2019-20 Officers

The officers for the Copper Country Intermediate School District Board of Education are set for the 2019-2020 school year. The CCISD School Board held its organizational meeting for the upcoming school year on Tuesday. The Board elected Robert Tuomi of Chassell as President; Nels Christopherson of Houghton as Vice-President; Robert …

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Changes Made To Hancock Pet Control Ordinance

Pet owners in Hancock will be required to keep their animals on a leash and clean up after them under a revision to a city ordinance. The City Council approved the changes Wednesday following a public hearing as part of an overall effort to update various ordinances. The language of …

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Short Staffed Hancock Struggling With Workload

The Hancock City Council continues to carry out city business despite being shorthanded. Former Mayor John Haeussler resigned last month due to health concerns and City Manager Barry Givens is currently on medical leave for cancer treatment. New Mayor Paul LaBine says it’s been a challenge to get everything done.  …

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Aspirus Ironwood’s Paula Chermside named among ‘Top 70 Critical Access Hospitals CEOs to Know’

The following press release was submitted by Aspirus: IRONWOOD, Mich. – Aspirus Ironwood’s Paula Chermside has been named among the nation’s “Top 70 Critical Access Hospital CEOs to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review. Becker’s Hospital Review is a leading health care industry publication with an audience of 20,000 high-level hospital leaders. …

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Hancock Principal Resigns

Hancock Public Schools will start the school year without a high school and middle school principal. Former principal Ezekiel Ohan submitted his resignation following the end of the school year, effective July 1st. The Hancock Public School Board of Education officially accepted his resignation at their July meeting on Monday. …

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Braille Enhanced Story Walk

The Portage Lake District Library and the Copper Country Great Start Collaborative invite children and their families to drop in for a Braille Story Walk. The event will be held on Thursday, July 25, between 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.  There will be a snack and craft in the library community …

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