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Quiet Meetings for CLK, LL-H School Boards

Two local school districts reported quiet board of education meetings this week. The CLK board noted that Calumet High School did well in a recent Newsweek Magazine ranking of STEM programs in high schools across the nation, placing in the top 13 percent. The board accepted the retirement notice of …

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Blood Donors Urgently Needed

The UP Regional Blood Center has issued an urgent call for several blood types. If you have A-positive, A-negative, B-positive or O-negative, you are encouraged to donate as quickly as possible. Donations can be made at the local Blood Center office at the Quincy Center in Hancock. UPHS Regional Blood …

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Finlandia Makes College Testing “Optional”

Most students applying to Finlandia University in the future will no longer need to submit a college entry test score. Dean of Students Erin Barnett says the ACT and the SAT will be considered optional… The exception will be home-schooled students, some international students, and others for whom the high …

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Statewide Liquor Shortages Affecting Copper Country

The Michigan Liquor Control Commission is demanding action to resolve a growing problem with shortages of alcoholic beverages in the state. At Tadych’s Econo Foods, manager John Dittmann says they’ve been feeling the pinch… Dittmann says the shortages have also affected some of their specialty selections… The Liquor Control Commission …

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KMart Almost Gone from Michigan

Remember the mighty KMart retail chain? By early next year, the number of KMart stores in Michigan will be down to… one. KMart’s owner, Transformco, had announced a large round of closings in September that would have left Michigan with three stores. Last week, Transformco added its last two stores …

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