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Bay Ambulance Announces the Return of the Masquerade Ball Murder Mystery Fundraiser

Just before the start of the year’s spookiest month Bay Ambulance will host murder mystery fundraiser. The region ambulance company, operating out of Baraga, serves communities in Baraga and southern Houghton counties, covering a large distance between a call and the nearest hospital. Each year, Bay Ambulance has hosted the …

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Hancock Will Celebrate a Great End to the Summer

The sunny days on the sunny side of the Portage Canal are growing shorter. Summer is winding down, but before the area prepares for fall color change, and football season, Hancock will throw a end of summer celebration. On Saturday, throughout the day, the city of Hancock will fill with …

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The Rozsa Center’s Presenting Series Starts in September

Michigan Tech’s Presenting Series returns, starting later this month. The 2023 2024 shows includes Broadway classics, thought provoking speakers, and mesmerizing dance performances suitable for all ages. The fall schedule of the presenting series will start with DANCER. A performance brought to the copper country by two of Michigan’s premiere …

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CLK Schools to Release Early on Opening Day

The CLK School District has changed its schedule for opening day, Tuesday, September 5th. Superintendent Christopher Davidson announced Monday evening that all students will be released at noon on Tuesday. Previously, only elementary students had been scheduled for a half-day. Davidson explained that the decision was made because of the …

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Houghton County Sheriff Searching for a Man Wanted for Aggravated Assault and Bond Violations

UPDATE 7:15 PM SATURDAY – Per the Houghton County Sheriff’s Department, Jason Kramer has been located, and is in custody. The Houghton County Sheriff is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted for aggravated assault, fleeing and eluding, bond violations and removing an electronic monitoring device. Yesterday, at …

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month at the Portage Lake District Library

It is library card sign up month, and just in time for the start of school next Tuesday. The Portage Lake District Library is promoting area residents signing up for a library card. Which not only allows access to the library, its books, and facilities. But also get individuals more …

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The Calumet Colosseum Will Host the 9th Annual Solar System Smackdown Tomorrow

Fast paced. Plenty of hard hits. And an out of this world level of competition. Tomorrow the Keweenaw Roller Derby will host the ninth annual Solar System Smack-down. The mixer brings together roller derby skaters from around the region, and are split into two interstellar teams going head to head. …

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The 67th Ontonagon Labor Day Festival will Feature the Vietnam Moving Wall Memorial

No town quite does Labor Day like the Village of Ontonagon. Today starts the 67th annual three day festival. This year festival organizers will honor Vietnam Moving Wall memorial founder, John Devitt, as the parade marshall. The Vietnam Moving Wall has traveled throughout the United States since 1984, honoring those …

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Copper Harbor Trails Fest Starts Today

Celebrating the Keweenaw’s mountain biking trails and community, Copper Harbor hosts the Copper Harbor Trails Club’s Copper Harbor Trails Fest. The annual event will invite well over 500 bikers to the small town. Trails Club Executive Director says that there are plenty of great things to do around town during …

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Michigan Tech Announces Professors Earning Instructional Awards

Michigan Tech University’s Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning has announced the 2023 faculty members receiving Instructional Awards. This year’s award winners will present during a luncheon an overview of their efforts that led to being honored with an instructional award. The Jackson center’s 2023  award recipients are; Elham Asgari, …

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