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County Board Discusses Drainage District Process

The Father’s Day Flood caused widespread damage last June and local officials are looking at ways to prevent such a catastrophe from ever happening again. Houghton County Drain Commissioner John Pekkala explained how drainage districts work to the County Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting Tuesday. A drainage district …

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Volunteers Needed For CopperDog 150

As the Copper Country’s signature dogsled race quickly approaches, a large orchestrated event like the CopperDog 150 would not be possible without help of its citizens and that’s why volunteers are being accepted. Each year the efforts of nearly 500 people make the weekend spectator sport possible bringing thousands to …

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Dean Loukus’ Hat Trick Powers Kings Victory

High School In high school hockey last night… Calumet defeated Houghton 4-2. Gabe Coppo put the Copper Kings on the board late in the first period. The Gremlins’ Nathan Erva tied it early in the second. Dean Loukus re-established the Calumet lead late in the second period, and then scored …

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Women’s Business Clothing Needed For Free Sale

First impressions can often be the difference between landing that great new job or getting passed over. One of the first things a perspective employer will notice is how you’re dressed–and that includes company representatives at a career fair. Michigan Tech is collecting gently worn women’s business clothing for their …

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Westwood Mall In Marquette Township Sold

Properties at the Westwood Mall in Marquette Township have been officially sold and will be going through some changes in the future. The main part of the mall, which includes the former JC Penney’s and Younkers spaces, has been sold to retail investor Michael Kohen of New York. The other …

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Markkanen Adjusts To New Role As Representative

With nearly 10 million neighbors, Michigan residents are bound to not always agree on certain things, and through the legislative process we have elected officials who represent the residents of Michigan. “There’s 110 representatives down here representing the ten million people in Michigan and every district has its concerns, its …

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