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Keweenaw County Sheriff Rescue Individual After Canoe Sinks

Yesterday Keweenaw County Sheriff deputies rescued a individual, after their canoe sunk in Eagle Harbor. At about 2:40 pm, deputies responded to a call about an individual in a canoe appearing too struggle getting back to shore due to stormy conditions, past the bell buoy in Eagle Harbor. A few …

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Negaunee Man Hurt in Sunday Night Crash

A Negaunee man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash late last night. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department was called out to the intersection of Askel and Tapiola Roads just after 11:00. They found the 49-year-old victim had lost control of his vehicle and crashed. He was taken first to …

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First Official Juneteenth Holiday Will Be Observed Today

Today is the first official celebration of the Juneteenth holiday.  Juneteenth commemorates June 19th, 1865, when Union Army General Gordon Granger arrived at Galveston, Texas, and notified enslaved people there that they had been freed. The holiday had been observed informally since that time. Recently, it was designated an official …

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Hancock Planning Commission to Continue Zoning Ordinance Discussion

The Hancock City Planning Commission will continue its discussion of the city’s zoning ordinance tonight. The board will get an update about the summer Farmer’s Market, and will consider a proposed site plan for 1029 Ash Street. The meeting will begin at 6:00 at City Hall.

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Markkanen Demands Election Investigation Based on Debunked Film

State Representative Greg Markkanen is one of 17 Michigan state house members who are demanding that a criminal investigation be launched based on voting fraud allegations raised in the controversial film 2,000 Mules. The 17 are demanding that the investigation include Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, her staff and …

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Baraga County Deputy Honored

A Baraga County Sheriff’s Deputy has received a prestigious honor.  Deputy Thomas Randell was recognized as “Outstanding Rookie of the Year” at the Michigan Association of Drunk Drivers Lifesavers Award Luncheon in East Lansing last week. L-R – Baraga County Deputy Thomas Randell, Sheriff Joe Brogan

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Multiple Moose Crashes Prompt Traffic Advisory

DNR officials are reminding us to watch for moose as we’re driving.  The caution comes after five crashes were reported in a four-day period earlier this month. Three took place June 10th – one along US-41 west of Nestoria, one along US-141 south of Covington, and one along M-95 south …

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Overnight Paving Begins in Harvey; Forest Road Work Starts Near Bergland

Traffic will be disrupted this week at the busy M-28/US-41 intersection in Harvey, east of Marquette.  The intersection will be repaved as part of a larger project stretching three miles south on US-41. Because of the heavy traffic, paving at the intersection will be done at night, to minimize disruption. …

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Bridge Fest Returns in Grand Fashion; Parade, Thatcher Markham 5K, Water Ski Show and a Day in the Sun

Editor’s Note; 97.7 The Wolf’s Kevin Ericson was able to provide us with some photos from tonight’s firework display. You will find them below within the photo gallery.  Bridge Fest has returned. Hundreds of people flocked to Quincy Street in Hancock and Sheldon Avenue in Houghton to see the grand …

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Hancock’s Canal Rock Returning to Rock the Night Away at Porvoo Park

Following Bridgefest weekend the city of Hancock will keep on rocking the night away. As Canal Rock returns to Porvoo Park next Friday. The first band kicking off the summer concert series for the city is Conga Finn. The Canal Rock series will continue through the month of July with …

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