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Hancock’s Council to Consider Parking Fine Changes Tonight

Hancock’s city council will consider changing the price of parking and other various small fines tonight. City Manger Mary Babcock is expected to present the new fine amounts, after working the police department to study other municipalities of similar size and make up. Additionally city council will consider continuing their …

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Feeding America Truck will Arrive in Ontonagon Today

A third semi truck from Feeding America will stop in Ontonagon at the village fire hall. The mobile food pantry will begin at noon today. Residents will not have to show proof of need to pick up food supplies. The mobile food pantry is brought to the community by the …

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Keweenaw County Sheriff is Investigating a Camp Fire

The Keweenaw County Sheriff is investigating a camp fire in Grant Township. Yesterday afternoon the sheriff department was notified by a nearby camp owner, of a large plume of smoke near Horse Shoe Harbor. The camp owner checked the source of the fire prior to the arrival of the deputies, …

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Keweenaw Wild Ones Late Summer Plant Sale Ends Tomorrow

Keweenaw Wild Ones late summer native plant sale wraps up tomorrow. The local group encourages gardeners in the copper country to replace non native plants with great and beautiful native flower and plant alternatives. Throughout the years, they have held various educational events and plant sales to help connect people …

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Friends of Copper Island Academy to Host 2nd Annual Fundraising Dinner this Weekend

Copper Island Academy is in their second full school year. Last year the charter school opened with great success, following their mission, to prepare students for the future by implementing parts of the Finnish education model into the American education system. Over the year, and continuing into this school year, …

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Queen City Running Co. Opening a Sister Store in the Copper Country

The Copper Country Running Company, plans to open their doors in downtown Houghton. The store will specialize in running equipment, and shoes, even offering options for athletes at the high school and collegiate levels. Queen City Running Co.’s General Manager, Paige Dubois, says the plan is to have the Copper …

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Hancock’s New Garbage Bag Stickers are Available

The city of Hancock will soon switch to garbage stickers for trash pick-up. Last year, the city council chose to make the change, as Hancock’s typical bag producer is no longer able to produce garbage bags for the city. Residents may continue using the city bags until the supply is …

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John Croze is Named September’s First Superior Educator of the New School Year

Schools around the Copper Country have begun classes. Kids are cracking open the books, and teachers are picking up the best piece of chalk for the board. Over the school year, the Portage Health Foundation is recognizing educators who go above and beyond the call of the classroom and help …

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The Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Will Hit the Links at Their 9th Annual Golf Scramble

Summer is closing out and the final days of the golf season are on the horizon. But before the golf bag is hung up, and the golf carts are stored away, the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home plans to hit the links. In just a couple of weeks the shelter …

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CLK Schools Creative Arts Department Receives an Incredible Gift from Their Alumni

This year’s all school reunion in calumet did more than bring alumni home. Wednesday afternoon, CHS/SHHS Reunion Association President David Crowley gifted checks to Calumet-Laurium-Keweenaw (CLK) Schools arts, band and theater departments. Each department was astonished by the gifts, and support from the area. With each teacher expressing that the …

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