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Baraga County Warrior Walk Successful

Officials reported a good turnout at the Warrior Walk to Prevent Suicide in Baraga County Saturday. At L’Anse Waterfront Park, organizer Pam Dove told participants that their investment is paying off… Baraga County Communities That Care has also worked with Copper Country Mental Health to institute educational programs. The annual …

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Ribbon Cut at Canal View

Officials showed off the revamped Houghton County Medical Care facility on Saturday. Now known as Canal View Houghton County, the building has been given a facelift from top to bottom. Highlights include a new dining tower, with a panoramic view of the canal. Rehab facilities have been upgraded. Flooring and …

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Michigan Turkey Hunt to Begin

Fall turkey hunting season begins Sunday in Michigan. Any limited-quota licenses that remain may be purchased by any hunter with a current base license or mentored youth license. That includes those who did not apply for a fall turkey license. Hunters may purchase one license a day until quotas are …

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Michigan Releases Elder Abuse Report Form

The State of Michigan has rolled out a new form for reporting elder abuse. The Elder Abuse Task Force headed by Attorney General Dana Nessel and Supreme Court Justice Megan Cavanagh introduced the form this week, calling it Michigan’s first standardized system to help law enforcement prosecute elder abuse crimes. …

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Michigan to Join OxyContin Settlement

The State of Michigan will join other states in a potential deal with Purdue Pharma over the damage caused by its drug OxyContin. Attorney General Dana Nessel confirmed the decision yesterday, saying the move would be better for the state than trying to pursue an individual settlement. The arrangement would …

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Youth Hockey Fund Grants Available

Applications are now being accepted for grants from the Copper Country Youth Hockey Fund for 2019-2020. Grants must support youth ice hockey programs throughout the Copper Country Junior Hockey Association territory, and expand opportunities for youth to develop hockey skills. Applications must fall within the guidelines established by the Keweenaw …

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Calumet Theatre Featured in Award-Winning Book

A book that features the Calumet Theatre has won a 2019 State History Award. Once Upon a Time at the Opera House: Drama at Three Historic Michigan Theaters, 1882-1928 was written by James Berton Harris, and published by Michigan State University Press. It’s a lavishly illustrated look at three community …

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Houghton Council Sets Fall Clean-Up Date

Houghton’s fall clean-up will run from September 28th to October 27th. The dates were approved Wednesday night by the city council. Dumpsters will be available seven days a week at the city garage at the corner of Technical Avenue and Gundlach Road. Wood, brick, furniture, clothes and metal will be …

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