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Bond Proposals Pass In Calumet & DB-TC Schools

Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Area Schools will get their desired upgrades and the Village of Calumet will be able to buy some much needed maintenance equipment. Bond proposals were put in front of voters in yesterday’s August election. Both decisions were close, but in the end, voters gave narrow approvals to …

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UP Blood Center in critical need of blood types

The UP Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical need for O-pos, O-neg, and A-neg blood types. Rachel Heath from the UP regional Blood Center says summertime usually brings a drop in donations as people enjoy the weather but the need does not.  “A lot of people are traveling …

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Free Family Fun Fair Saturday

Houghton-Keweenaw Communities That Care will be hosting their 2nd annual Family Fun Fair this Saturday. The free event is held to encourage families in the community to come together for some quality time in a safe, fun environment. Festivities include inflatable games, MMA lessons, free food and drinks, water games, …

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Registration Open for Puppet Project Workshops

Houghton, Michigan – August 5, 2019. The Department of Visual and Performing Arts announces SUMMER PUPPET WORKSHOPS offered through The Puppet Project, August 12 – 17. The Puppet Project is an initiative to introduce and establish the art of puppetry into our local culture through education and performances. The workshops …

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Prescribed Burn Planned for the Ottawa National Forest

Ironwood, Mich—August 5, 2019—The U.S. Forest Service, Ottawa National Forest announces plans for a prescribed burn in the Johnson Lake Area within the next two weeks, dependent upon weather conditions. The proposed prescribed burn is located on the Kenton Ranger District, east of Bond Falls between Forest Road 530 and …

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Senator Peters To Visit UP On His Motorcycle

US Senator Gary Peters will be making a stop in the Upper Peninsula this week as part of his 4th annual motorcycle tour across Michigan. Peters will visit the Ishpeming Senior Citizens Center on Wednesday to meet with local seniors and tour renovation efforts underway at the center. During his …

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UP Man Charged With Attempted Murder

An Upper Peninsula man is facing an attempted murder charge after an alleged assault over the weekend. 23-year-old Ryan Joseph Philipps was arrested Sunday and lodged in the Menominee County Jail on charges of assault with intent to murder as well as attempted murder. Authorities say Philipps struck a 23-year-old …

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