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Summer Youth Camps Get Underway At Michigan Tech

Summer Youth Programs are in full swing on the campus of Michigan Tech. The programs were delayed by one week due to the flooding in June but by week two, Michigan Tech News reports that flood recovery was well underway and it was all systems go. There are nearly 1,300 …

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Free Open House At Life Saving Museum July 22nd

The Keweenaw County Historical Society Life Saving Service Museum will offer a free-admission open house on Sunday, July 22nd. The museum is next to the marina on Eagle Harbor.  The event takes place from 9am to 6pm. A number of activities are planned for the day: ● The museum’s fully …

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1 Million Cups Features Outdoor Recreation & Media

Keweenaw business people offered their input and expertise yesterday as two entrepreneurs presented their ideas and business plans at the monthly 1 Million Cups gathering. This month’s meeting took place at the Portage Lake District Library, where outdoor recreation and media were the topics discussed. When someone starts a new …

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Sharon Avenue Reopening Delayed Again

The reopening of Sharon Avenue at M-26 in Houghton is being delayed once again despite work crews best efforts. City Manager Eric Waara gave an update on the roads to the Houghton City Council at their regular meeting Wednesday. The culverts that were washed out by the June 17th storm …

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Updates On Roads, Trails, & Illegal Dumping

Here is the latest update from Houghton County on the flood response, released at 11:08am Wednesday, July 11th. The Houghton County Road Commission reports that 15 roads continue to remain closed due to the loss of large draining structures. The Commission is working with Michigan Department of Transportation engineers to …

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Stabenow, Peters, Bergman Urge President Trump to Issue Federal Disaster Declaration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI) and Representative Jack Bergman (R-MI) yesterday urged President Trump to approve Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley’s request for a major disaster declaration following severe flash flooding that affected Houghton, Gogebic and Menominee counties. The Lt. Governor’s request describes the damage from …

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Copper Country Strong Group Photo Planned

A group photo is planned for all those who were impacted by the Father’s Day Flood or who have volunteered in the relief effort. The photo is meant to showcase the spirit of Copper Country Strong and will be distributed nationally along with information about the progress made since the …

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