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Baraga Lumberjack Days Names Grand Marshals

The Grand Marshalls for the Baraga County Lumberjack Days will be Baraga residents Jim and Sue Wilson. The announcement was made on the Baraga County Lumberjack Days Facebook page. The couple graduated from Baraga High School in 1977 and were married in 1980. They are third generation owners of Wilkinson’s …

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Heritage Grants Awarded

The following press release was issued by Keweenaw National Historical Park: (Calumet, MI) The Advisory Commission and National Park Service at Keweenaw National Historical Park are pleased to announce that 16 Keweenaw Heritage Grants have been awarded for projects across Michigan’s historic Copper Country. A total of $137,861.00 was disbursed, with …

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Gov. Whitmer approves $26 million in outdoor recreation development and acquisition grants

$26 Million is being distributed to communities throughout the state in Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grants. “Creating more avenues for people to connect with Michigan’s beautiful outdoor spaces encompasses what Pure Michigan means. Investing in Michigan’s beautiful outdoor spaces can help economic growth while providing a physical and mental …

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Houghton County Jail Task Force Ready To Meet

The Houghton County Jail Task Force is now assembled.  At their regular meeting Tuesday, the County Board of Commissioners approved the list of members submitted by communities and organizations from throughout the area. It will be their objective to look at the jail overcrowding issue from all sides and develop …

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Prescribed Fire Activity Today and Tomorrow in Central UP

Gladstone, MI — The Forest Service is notifying the public of prescribed fires that may be conducted in the central upper peninsula in the near future. Current weather forecasts suggest suitable burning weather may occur in the next several days. Prescribed burning is very weather dependent but may occur Monday and Tuesday, May 13 …

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Scholarship Available To Pursue Master’s Degree In Health Care

Hancock–The Portage Health Foundation (PHF) is proud to announce the James Bogan Health Administration Scholarship to deserving residents of Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw, and Ontonagon Counties of Michigan. PHF will award one (1) $5,000 scholarship to be paid (per scholarship agreement) upon award each year. It is the intention of PHF …

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Volunteers Needed For Little Brothers

Little Brothers—Friends of the Elderly is made possible by the generosity of its volunteers. A Volunteer Orientation will be held Wednesday from 6:00-7:00pm at their office in Hancock, located at 527 Quincy Street. This one-hour session will inform participants on the many ways they can volunteer at Little Brothers. Opportunities …

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