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Winter Storm Warning Goes Into Effect Tonight

Welcome back to winter. A Winter Storm Warning goes into effect at 10:00pm tonight for the Houghton area as heavy snow is expected through tomorrow and into Saturday morning. The National Weather Service is forecasting accumulations of 9 to 14 inches and wind gusts as high as 35 mile per …

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Statement from Ken Summers on his loss to Greg Markkanen

Houghton, MI – After running a strong grassroots campaign, Ken Summers, Democratic candidate for state representative, lost his race for the 110th House District to Republican candidate Greg Markkanen. In response, Summers issued the following statement:             “Thank you so much to all of our staff, volunteers, and supporters. I’ve …

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Kiosk To Help Business Start-Ups At Keweenaw Coffee Works

Marquette, Mich – (Nov. 5, 2018) – Invent@NMU, the idea incubator™ located at Northern Michigan University that helps take product and business ideas from “napkin to market”, continues its partnerships with local communities through the launch of its second remote kiosk in Calumet, Mich. The Village of Calumet Downtown Development Authority (DDA), 330 Fifth, LLC and REL, …

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Six Vehicles Involved In Pile Up By Bridge

The Houghton Police Department is investigating a 6-vehicle accident that happened on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge around 4:30pm on Monday. The bridge had vehicle traffic stopped so a ship could pass through.  The bridge then reopened to vehicle traffic and the congested traffic stopped quickly on the south end …

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