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Hancock Library’s used Book Sale will Support Updates for the new Young Children’s Room

Just because summer is almost over doesn’t mean there isn’t enough time to pick up another book to read before school starts. August 4th and 5th, the Hancock Schools Library will host its annual Used Book sale, offering students and local a chance to pick up and own their favorite …

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Take a Ticket to Paradise with a Movie on the Quincy Green

Movies on the Quincy Green will return for the end of summer Hancock tradition. The first showing will take place tonight, on the Green around dusk. The movie series will kick off the screenings with a special date night theme showing the movie, Ticket to Paradise, from 2022. The romantic …

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Verna Mize Triathlon Celebrates the Couragous Actions of One Woman

Verna Mize may not be a household name around the country. But in the Copper Country many people know of her dedication and commitment to preserving Lake Superior’s beauty. Mize grew up in the Upper Peninsula she was born in Houghton and attended Calumet High School. Before moving away to …

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Red Jacket Boutique Hosts Grand Opening at Brick and Mortar Storefront

The Red Jacket Boutique will officially host the storefront’s Grand Opening. The shop has been open for number of months already, but will officially welcome the community to check out their building, and clothing items. The Red Jacket Boutique is located at 111 Shelden Avenue, which was recently renovated during …

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Houghton Council Wrap: New Rules for Parking are Coming to Town

Houghton will begin implementing the city’s new parking ordinance and parking permit system. Last night following a hearing on the new parking ordinance, the city council unanimously passed new parking enforcement rules and fines. Resident will have three overnight parking permits to chose from, including a 6 month pass, one …

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VFW Posts and American Legion Halls Joining the Copper Country Veterans Resource Fair

Local veterans groups play key roles in community throughout the Keweenaw Peninsula. Some often host charitable dinners, support local high school scholarships, and are well represented during parades throughout the summer. These groups also work on community projects, and spend time sharing stories at the VFW or American Legion halls. …

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Copper Shores Community Picnic Moves to L’Anse Waterfront This Year

Last year’s community wide picnic was so much fun, Copper Shores Community Health Foundation plans to return with the event. But this year, the picnic will move to L’Anse at the waterfront park. The community picnic brings together families and the community for a day of fun and relaxation. While …

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Houghton Council Preview: Parking Ordinance and Fees Public Hearing Tonight

New rules and fees for parking may be coming to Houghton. At tonight’s council meeting the city will consider approving updates to the parking ordinance and fee schedule. The fee schedule will include updates to 24 hour parking permits, with overnight options for 6 months, the school year, and a …

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Houghton Planning Commission Wrap

Houghton’s planning commission will encourage the city council to go after a municipal buildings grant, focusing on improvements to Dee Stadium. City Manager Eric Waara plans to submit a grant application with the Michigan Labor and Economic Opportunity department for the Community Center Grant program. Next month the planning commission …

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