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One Man is Dead After a Single Vehicle Crashes in Greenland Township this Morning

A single vehicle crash, leads to one fatality in Greenland township. This morning at round 3:45 am MSP-Calumet troopers were dispatched to a single motor vehicle accident on M-38 near FF1980 in Ontonagon County. Once troopers arrived on scene, they located the vehicle and deceased male driver. An investigation is …

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Houghton County Fair Underway

The Houghton County Fair continues today. Exhibit buildings open at 11. The midway cranks up at 1. Fair board member Kathy Caspary says the traditional Senior Day activities will begin at noon inside the Houghton County Arena… Age 55 and up, you get a free lunch, while they last. Mike …

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Country Stars Nichols, Skaggs to Headline Hooedown

In Copper Harbor, the Lake Fanny Hooedown Two will bring country stars Joe Nichols and Ricky Skaggs to the outdoor stage at the Lake Fanny Hooe Resort and Campground.  Nichols will perform tonight. His discography includes five number-one hits and 10 studio albums. His most recent single, “Good Day for …

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Porcupine Mountains Music Festival Returns

After a two-year break because of COVID-19 concerns, the Porcupine Mountains Music Festival returns this weekend. The event has been scaled back from its traditional three-day schedule to two days, but is still offering its usual eclectic selection of roots, bluegrass and blues performers. Music begins this afternoon at 12:30 …

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MTU’s Afternoon on the Town Planned

Michigan Tech students will have a chance to get to know the Houghton community at tomorrow’s Afternoon on the Town event. More than 50 businesses and other organizations are taking part. Between 11 and 3, the walking tour will take students to some downtown businesses, and introduce them to other …

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Michigan Tech Researchers Report Winter Study Findings on Isle Royale Wolves and Moose

It has been a couple of years since Michigan Tech researchers have been able to conduct studies on Isle Royale. This past winter a team was successful in completing population counts for wolves and moose on the island. The researchers observed that Isle Royale’s two wolf packs are gaining a …

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Dial Help Releases Annual Stakeholders Survey

Dial Help has released their annual stakeholder survey. The agency is seeking feedback from clients, donors, funders, partner agencies, and community members. The results are then used by Dial Help’ leadership to identify strengths, areas for improvement, and potential new programming. Dial Help Executive Director, Rebecca Crane, says  that the …

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The Meaning Behind the Dance Tonight at Mohawk Park

Back at last by popular demand, The Keweenaw County Historic Society has brought back the Ojibwe Cultural Dance program. Tonight at Mohawk Park, the dance troupe from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community will perform significant cultural dances. And will be accompanied by explanation from the KBIC Cultural Committee.  Bring a …

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Houghton County Fair Opens Today

The Houghton County Fair opens this afternoon. Activities begin with the Beef Show at 2 at the livestock pavilion. The midway, exhibit buildings, and Whispering Pines Mobile Zoo open at 3. Rick Freeman from the fair board says some facilities have been upgraded this year… The exhibit building had a …

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Houghton May Keep Temporary Stoplights – City Council Report

Should they stay, or should they go? Those temporary stoplights installed on Sharon Avenue to help control traffic during the US-41 detour are generating positive feedback to Houghton city officials. At last night’s council meeting, City Manager Eric Waara reported that staffers are looking into what it would cost to …

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