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Mix and Mingle in Baraga This Friday

The Baraga Chamber of Commerce is holding their first Mix and Mingle event this Friday. The event is a chance for local business owners, residents, and chamber members to network and meet people outside their main circle. At the mix and mingle will be a brown bag auction. The proceeds …

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Hancock Schools to Host Region-Wide High School Jobs Fair

The Hancock School District will host a Michigan Works apprenticeship and jobs fair next month. On May 5th, students from all schools within the Copper Country Intermediate District will be able to sit in on two 90-minute sessions to learn about career opportunities. Local employers will share information about jobs …

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MTU Sees Record Number of Applications

As received from Michigan Technological University For the fifth straight year, a record number of prospective undergraduates have applied to Michigan Tech. For the fifth straight year, a record number of prospective undergraduates have applied to Michigan Technological University, including significantly more underrepresented minority students. MTU has received more than …

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Keweenaw Chamber Office Reopens, as Membership Drive Continues

The Keweenaw Peninsula Chamber of Commerce office is scheduled to reopen today. The office in the William Hodge Visitor Center at the east edge of downtown Houghton has been closed since an explosion and fire destroyed an adjacent apartment building last month.  The Hodge Visitor Center also houses the Keweenaw …

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Land Donation Expands Craig Lake State Park

From ABC10 and CW5 The U.P. Land Conservancy gifted nearly 1,300 acres of highlands wilderness in Marquette County to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to protect the property from degradation and maintain public access. “We are please(d) to have this wonderful legacy donation to add to the very special …

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Update; Major Traffic Jam Near the Airport

Update; Keweenaw Report reached out to the Houghton County Sheriff office. It appears the semi was attempting a turn onto Boston location Rd. when road conditions were slick. And the semi went off the road into the ditch. No one was injured and no other vehicles were involved in the …

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UPDATE; Boil Water Alert Posted for East Hancock

Update; The precautionary boil advisory for portions of east Hancock has ended. The city received an all good from EGLE, following test samples given on Monday. The advisory was put in place as a precaution after the city worked on water main repairs in east Hancock. A precautionary boil water …

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Lorinser Officially Files for November’s Election

Dr. Bob Lorinser will officially appear on the November ballot. Lorinser is eyeing the 1st congressional district seat for Michigan. He filed last week with the state board of canvassers, submitting over 3,500 signatures of support, from residents in the Upper Peninsula and northern Michigan. He is running under the …

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Bring Your E-Waste to Koppers on Earth Day

April 22nd, 1970 marked the planets first Earth Day. Now over 50 years later Americans everywhere celebrate the planet, often doing a little extra recycling around this time. This Friday, Koppers Performance Chemicals is taking the community’s old electronics and mix paper products, to be recycled. That includes old computers, …

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Senia-Wicks’ Sexual Misconduct Case Moves to Circuit Court

Kahleb Senia-Wicks’ case is now bonded to the circuit court.  This waives his right to a preliminary examination. The action by the court means that prosecutors have found enough probable cause to charge Senia-Wicks with a felony charge. He was arrested during a sting operation by the Houghton county sheriff. …

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