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Minnesota Folk Singer/Songwriter, Matt Hannah, Performing at the Orpheum Theater on Saturday

Folk and Americana Singer/songwriter Matt Hannah performs at the Orpheum Theater on Saturday. Hannah’s newest album, House of Illusion follows up his 2017 release, Dreamland. Hannah is a Michigan born and Minnesota based artist, that tries to captures the sounds of the upper Midwest in his music. He says this …

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Baba Babee Skazala: Grandmother told Grandmother Screening Tomorrow Night at the Rozsa Center

Baba Babee Skazala roughly translates to grandmother told grandmother. It is the title of a documentary film, directed by Matej Silecky, that tells the little known story of Ukrainian children torn from their homes, caught between the clash of Nazi and Soviet troops during World War II. Children, who then …

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Houghton City Preparing Master Plan Survey

Houghton residents will soon be able to share their opinions, as the city updates its master plan. At yesterday’s Planning Commission meeting, City Manager Eric Waara reported that questions for a public survey are nearly complete. When the survey is finalized, it will be posted on the city’s website. The …

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Youth Theater Experience Coming to Hancock

Young thespians in the Copper Country will have an opportunity to learn and perform at Finlandia University this summer. Compass Creative Dramatics will set up shop in Hancock the week of June 13th. Students from kindergarten through 11th grade will rehearse and perform the play Cinderella (Saves the World!). Compass …

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Hancock All-School Reunion Planned

Registration is now open for the Hancock High School All-School Reunion. The gathering of Bulldog alumni will take place July 22nd and 23rd.  That Friday evening, a reunion mixer will be held at the Houghton County Arena. On Saturday alumni can tour the former downtown high school building, which is …

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Copper Country Ford and CCISD CTE are Leaders in Automotive Repair Programing for Students

Copper Country Intermediate School District’s Career and Technology Education program partnered with Copper Country Ford and a couple years ago, to provide training to students interested in automotive technology and mechanics. Over that time, Automotive Instructor David Narhi, has seen more students interested in skilled trades year after year. He …

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Coppo’s Plea Hearing Date Scheduled in 86th District Court

Houghton County Undersheriff Kevin Coppo’s plea hearing date has been set. Coppo will appear before 86th District Court Judge Michael Stepka on June 9th. Coppo was arrested back in March on charges related to drunken driving. His charges include operating a vehicle with blood alcohol content above 0.17%, failure to …

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Hancock Planning Commission Begins Review of Co-op Plans

The Hancock City Planning Commission got its first look at the plans the Keweenaw Co-op has developed for its new location last night. The Co-op has purchased the former Keweenaw Buick-GMC building on Quincy Street. Two additions are planned. The largest would add 4,000 square feet to the retail area, …

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Houghton Planning Commission to Meet Today

The Houghton City Planning Commission will meet this afternoon at the City Center. The agenda includes discussions of the downtown parking deck and the potential sale of some city-owned property. The session begins at 5:30, and the public is welcome. See the full agenda here.

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Trap Rock River Lamprey Census Begins Today

An effort is scheduled to begin today to estimate how many sea lamprey larvae are burrowed into the bottom of the Trap Rock River. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service assessment crew will survey the river and the area just offshore from the rivermouth. The information gathered will be used …

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