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Houghton County Board Meets For First Time In 2019

The new-look Houghton County Board of Commissioners will continue to be chaired by Commissioner Al Koskela, with Commissioner Tom Tikkanen now serving as vice chair. Tuesday was the first board meeting for new commissioners Roy Britz and Glenn Anderson and was the first for Commissioner Gretchen Janssen following her election …

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Robot Legs Help Injured Vet Back On His Feet

Looking like something out of a 1990’s science fiction movie, retired Air Force Captain and local athlete, Dean Juntunen showed his friends his latest achievement. “So right now what I’m doing is strapping myself into this exoskeleton and I tell the robot to walk and then it starts stepping and …

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Lending A Helping Hand To Families In Need

This Saturday, you can use your hands to help others while holding on to a tasty pulled pork sandwich.  Helping Hands of the Keweenaw will be holding a soup and pulled pork sandwich fundraiser at the Horizons School in Mohawk from 11am to 2pm. Volunteer Toni Waara says the organization …

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