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Hancock Planning Commission to Mull Solar/Wind Power Ordinance

The Hancock Planning Commission will continue its discussion about a proposed ordinance to regulate solar and wind energy devices in the city at its meeting tonight.  A draft ordinance has been prepared, and posted on the city’s website. Comments from the public are welcome, and can be submitted in person, …

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Mackinac Bridge Closures Planned

If you’re planning a late-night trip downstate, be prepared for a delay at the Mackinac Bridge.  The Mighty Mac will shut down between 2:30 and 3:00 Tuesday morning and Wednesday morning. Technicians will be installing a new back-up power system for the 65-year-old structure. The times were chosen because they …

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Memorial Day Reservations Now Available at Most State Parks

As we continue to enjoy Thanksgiving leftovers, it’s time to start thinking about next summer’s camping season. Campsites and slip reservations at Michigan State Parks and Harbors can be reserved online beginning six months in advance. That means you can now lock in your site for the Memorial Day weekend. …

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Baraga Man Arraigned on Child Sex Charges

As received from the Michigan Attorney General’s Office: An undercover sting operation in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula resulted in the arrest of a local man for seeking out an officer posing as an underage girl online for sex, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced today. William Michael Brunk, 26, of Baraga, …

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Giving Tuesday: Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club

The Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club is in their second year working with the portage health foundation’s giving Tuesday. Last year the group used those donations and funding from other sources to re work, re route and design new and existing trails in the Maasto Hiihto trail system in Hancock. The …

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Giving Tuesday: Copper Country Senior Meals

This past summer Copper Country Senior Meals began working with local farmers and food producers to source ingredients for their meals delivered to seniors in the Keweenaw Peninsula. The addition of local food to their meals has seniors feeling happy and healthy. The new program and efficiency the non-profit has …

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Giving Tuesday: Friends of the Porkies

There are more than 100 friends of state parks groups around Michigan, but only one calls the Porcupine Mountains home. Friends of the Porkies began with the wilderness state park’s ski club, that operated like an early form of the friends groups that would come later. Officially the Friends of …

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Turkey Trot at UPHS Tomorrow

For many people in the Copper Country, Thanksgiving will begin with a brisk walk or run. The annual Turkey Trot at U.P. Health System-Portage will begin tomorrow morning at 9:00. Organizer Angela Luskin says all are welcome… It’s a family-friendly event, completely free, there’s no timing. We will have Turkey …

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Little Brothers Finalizes Thanksgiving Meal Plans

Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly is finalizing plans for the free Thanksgiving dinners they will be serving to local seniors tomorrow.  After two years of delivery-only service caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Cathy Kass-Aten says six sit-down sites will be reopened for the holiday… Sacred Heart Church in Calumet, Church …

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