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Finlandia University Student Nurses Association

Finlandia University nursing students look for any way to help the community. This afternoon, the Finalndia University Student Nurses Association is hosting a community blood drive. The event can be found at the Chapel of St. Matthew on Finlandia’s campus. Donors will walk down the stairs to the lower level, …

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KBIC Primary Election Tomorrow

The ballots are crowded in tomorrow’s Keweenaw Bay Indian Community primary election.  Registered voters in the Baraga District will vote for two Tribal Council candidates at the Ojibwa Senior Center. L’Anse District voters will cast ballots at the Zeba Community Center. Polls will be open from 10 until 6. The …

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Gas Prices Spike Locally, Statewide

Gasoline prices shot upward in Michigan yesterday. AAA Michigan’s survey showed that the price of a gallon of unleaded regular jumped to $4.13 – a 16 cent leap in a 24-hour period.  Prices in the Copper Country are even higher, with Houghton County at $4.25, Keweenaw County at $4.20, Ontonagon …

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Shaft Exhibit Opens at CCCAC

From the Copper Country Community Arts Center: There are many reminders of the rich copper mining history still present on the landscape. The Copper Country Community Arts Center’s annual Shaft community exhibition called on artists to submit art inspired by this history, not just the visible elements, but the effects …

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Michigan Tech’s Sustainability Demonstration House Opens Their Doors Tomorrow

Tomorrow evening the Michigan Tech Sustainability Demonstration House (SDH) will host an open house. Those heading to the SDH, will learn about the different project students in the home have taken on, and about simple solutions to help make your house more energy efficient. The SDH started in 2016 as …

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Lambda Chi Alpha Brothers are Excited to Carry On Tradition of Volunteering with Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly

This Saturday Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity brothers will travel around the local area and pick up food drive donations for Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly. The food drive is the largest collection event for the Hancock non-profit each year, and they hope to collect between seven and nine thousand …

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Hancock Salutes Make-A-Difference Success – City Council Wrap-Up

Hancock’s first Make a Difference Day has been deemed a success. At last night’s council meeting, City Manager Mary Babcock reported that 60 to 80 volunteers took part in various projects. She thanked them, including volunteers from OHM, Finlandia University, Superior National Bank, the city’s Beautification Committee and Husky Helpers. …

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Strieter Sentencing Set

A Hancock man who has confessed to shooting and killing his mother will be sentenced in January. Isaiah Strieter was 18 when he shot 38-year-old Ashlee Harvey to death last January. He pleaded no contest to a manslaughter charge last month, and could face up to 15 years in prison. …

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KBIC, EPA Join Forces for Keweenaw Bay Projects

From the Environmental Protection Agency: CHICAGO (November 2, 2022) – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held its first meeting with the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community in Michigan to begin a technical assistance project funded by the American Rescue Plan. EPA and KBIC officials met to discuss risks to human health and …

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Toys for Tots Campaign Begins

This year’s Toys for Tots campaign is underway. This will be the 22nd year that the Keweenaw Detachment #1016 of the Marine Corps League has coordinated the effort in the Copper Country. It is the 75th year for the national program. Last year, more than 1,200 children received more than …

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