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Marquette Man Charged in Teen Sex Investigation

A man has been arrested following an investigation into child sexual predators in the Marquette area.  Michigan State Police investigators say the 41-year-old man struck up a relationship with what he thought was an underage girl on social media, exchanged numerous messages, and eventually arranged to meet in person to …

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Hubbell VFW Post 4624 Will Use the 5K Funds to Re-establish the Town’s Veteran Honor Roll

This year’s Prisoner of War/ Missing in Action 5K run, organized by Michigan Tech Air Force ROTC, is just a couple of weeks away. Each year the students group has set up a race in the fall, to honor veterans of war who have not returned home, and raise money …

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Houghton Planning Commission to Consider Site Plans Tonight

The Houghton City Planning Commission will hold a special meeting tonight. The agenda includes a site plan review for the rebuild at 326 Shelden Avenue – that’s the building between Swift Hardware and the Frank A Douglass Agency. A site plan for 408 Fairview Drive, adjacent to the Michigan Tech …

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Adopt-A-Beach Clean-Up Set for Saturday

The Keweenaw Outdoor Recreation Coalition will hold its second annual Adopt-a-Beach Clean-Up Saturday in and around Copper Harbor.  A number of local groups will be participating, including the Stewards of Bete Grise Preserve, Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District, Keweenaw ATV Club, Copper Harbor Trails Club, Keweenaw Overland Adventure Retreat, and more. …

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Michigan Small Game Hunting Seasons Open Today

Small game hunting season opens in Michigan today.  Hunters can begin harvesting a number of animals. Seasons for cottontail rabbit, snowshoe hare, fox squirrels and gray squirrels will be open through March 31. The daily bag limit is five, and the possession limit is 10. Ruffed grouse seasons will run …

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NMU Presidential Candidate Visits Begin Tonight

The first of the four finalists to become the next president of Northern Michigan University will be introduced to the community this evening. Debra S. Larson has been provost and vice president of academic affairs at California State University, Chico, for the past five years. Before that, she served six …

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Vendor Spots are Open for the Rozsa Center’s Home for the Holidays Gift Market

Holiday season often comes up faster than expected. And many people begin to make plans for shopping, festivities and family time well in advance. Just like those who have already begun preparing for the holiday season, Michigan Tech is seeking vendors for the 2022 Home for the Holidays Gift Market. …

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Michigan State Parks Implement New Tools to Make the Outdoors More Accessible to the Disabled Community

The outdoors are for everybody. And Michigan’s state parks are leading the charge to make nature more accessible for people with disabilities. Michigan now leads the country in accessibility to track chairs in state parks. Track chairs are a rugged version of a standard wheel chair, the biggest difference are …

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Airport Passenger Service Renewal Discussions Begin; Potential Sale of HoCo Tabled – Houghton County Board Wrap

The future of passenger service in and out of the Houghton County Memorial Airport could be determined soon. At yesterday’s Houghton County Board meeting, airport manager Dennis Hext told commissioners that the bidding period for potential service providers has opened. Passenger flights are subsidized by the federal government under the …

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