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State Offices Will Remain Closed on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019

LANSING, MICH. With the continuation of the historic emergency weather conditions impacting the state of Michigan, all state government offices will remain closed through Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, until 10 p.m. Specified essential services will remain operational during the emergency. “The National Weather Service continues to predict dangerously cold sub-zero …

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Structure fire leaves lone occupant with severe burns

IRON COUNTY — The Iron County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched, on January 29th, 2019, to a structure fire at 105 Little Deer Rd in Stambaugh Twp . When fire and law enforcement personnel arrived at the scene the residence was fully engulfed by the fire. A witness reported that the …

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Too Cold To Enjoy Winter Sports?

The tourism industry in the wintertime depends on cold temperatures and a lot of snow, but these last couple of days may have been a case of too much of a good thing. Many snowmobilers, skiers and snow boarders are in town to enjoy the winter recreation but frigid temperatures …

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Registration Open For Spring Art Classes

Artists in the Keweenaw will soon be learning some new skills as well as touching up on their existing talents.  Registration is now open for spring art classes taking place February-May at the Copper Country Community Arts Center in Hancock. “The art center has been in downtown Hancock for 26 …

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Food & More–Reindeer In The UP Not Just For Tourism

An effort is underway from the Finnish American Heritage Center to begin the farming of reindeer in the UP which could lead to commercial farming of the animal.  Over the weekend, a presentation was given at the annual Heikinpäivä celebration regarding the history of reindeer farming from a Finnish reindeer …

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