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Houghton Passes Marijuana Ordinanaces

Ordinance 2019-302 which regulates recreational marijuana, Ordinance 2019-303 which amended the current medical marijuana ordinance to work in sync with Ordinance 302 and Ordinance 2020-307,  which allows the city to “opt in” were all passed at last night’s Houghton City Council Meeting, clearing hurdles for the sale of recreational marijuana …

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CLK School District Holds Monthly Meeting

The Calumet Laurium and Keweenaw School District announced at their monthly meeting last night that Athletic Director Sean Jacques, has been recognized by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, as a Certified Master Athletic Administrator. To earn this title, Sean has proven his knowledge, contributions and ongoing professional development. The …

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31 Backpacks Needs Your Help

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the Copper Country hard, so hard that 31 Backpacks went from helping approximately 225 families, to over 2,100. With the majority of the state still shutdown, and certain sectors of the economy still unable to reopen, things have only gotten worse. 31 Backpacks, an area …

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Houghton City Council Holds Meeting Tonight

Houghton’s City Council will meet electronically tonight at 5:30p. Things to be discussed include the marijuana ordinances,  and they also have a parking structure report to discuss. The council also hopes to pick the new Board members for the Downtown Development Authority and the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement.  A …

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Great Lakes Water Levels Set New Record

Great Lakes water levels continue to break records, and not in a good way. The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District has reported that Lakes Michigan and Huron, have set new, monthly mean water level records for April 2020. The last time water levels were this high, was …

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Houghton County Road Work Begins Monday

On  Monday, MDOT will begin road work to replace four culverts and repave segments of US 41 from the Houghton/Baraga county line north of the Snake River, and from Golf Course Road north to Cliff Drive. They will also be working on M 26 from Cemetery Road north to Green …

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Some Spring Weight Restrictions Modified

Effective today, Spring weight restrictions have been modified, in Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon Counties, allowing normal legal load limits on  paved roads, along with most gravel roads. However, not all restrictions have been lifted. Houghton County Road Commissioner Kevin Harju. Links to the County’s Road Commissions, to check the …

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