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UPPCO To Lower Water Levels At Hydroelectric Reservoirs

Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) will begin lowering water levels at its hydroelectric reservoirs in anticipation of melting snow and precipitation during the spring of 2019. These water level changes are required by the hydroelectric project licenses that are issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The water levels …

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A2B Transportation in Laurium Ordered to Cease Operations

UPDATE 5:05 PM   Here is further clarification.  LARA’s press release clearly indicates that the Order prohibits A2B from operating as a taxicab carrier “until a certificate of registration from LARA is obtained.” Today, A2B obtained that certificate of registration from the State of Michigan Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory …

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Volunteers Come Together For Big Pack

It’s well known throughout the Keweenaw that organizations like 31 Backpacks fill a gap in a broken system. Statistics show that 1 in 7 people in the United States struggle with hunger. With rising energy costs, plus the seasonal expense of home heating this time of year, it’s not hard …

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DNR’s Winter Land Auction Underway

If you’re looking for a little (or large) spot to get away, maybe with woods or water, check out the DNR’s winter surplus land auction, which kicked off last week. In case you missed it, 81 individual land parcels in Michigan – ranging in size from less than an acre to …

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Go Fund Me Page Set Up For Ripley Family

A house fire in Ripley over the weekend has destroyed a family’s home and their belongings. The fire happened on Saturday leaving the Julio family’s house a total loss and also reportedly destroyed all of their possessions. A Go Fund Page has been set up to collect funds and donations …

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