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DNR auction of surplus public land starts Dec. 11

Eighty-one individual land parcels in Michigan – ranging in size from less than an acre to 160 acres – will be available for sale by sealed-bid auction starting Tuesday, Dec. 11. The auction is part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ overall strategy to efficiently manage public lands while …

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Fatal Crash Leads To US-41 Closure

An accident Thursday morning in Baraga County has left one person dead and another critically injured.  The accident happened at the southern end of Keweenaw Bay on US-41. Baraga Sheriff Deputies were sent out at 5:51 Thursday morning to a head on crash.  James Turriff, 31, of L’Anse was headed …

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Curbing The Rise Of Violence Among Youth

Is there a connection between a child’s exposure to violence and the escalation of violent events in our nation?  That’s the question that many parents had on their minds when they attended a discussion at Houghton High School that featured author and retired US Army Lt. Col. Dave Grossman. Grossman …

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Horse Killed After Being Hit By Vehicle

A horse is dead following a collision with a vehicle in Ishpeming Township Tuesday night. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened on Stoneville Road near County Road 581 just before 7pm. Authorities say a 61-year-old Tilden Township woman was traveling southbound on the road when she struck …

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Casperson Explains Support For Lame Duck Bills

The Michigan legislature continues to be busy during this lame duck session and outgoing State Senator Tom Casperson is keeping busy as well. Some of the bills being passed have come under criticism, including two supported by Casperson. One bill would protect the names and information of donors when it …

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CLK Students Take Part In “Hour of Code”

Students across the globe are trying their hand at computer programming.  In recognition of National Computer Science Education Week, schools are participating in an educational event called the “Hour of Code,” where each student is introduced to the idea of making digital commands and observing an immediate response. In the …

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