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Heikinpäivä Fun Returns Tomorrow

Heikinpäivä wraps up tomorrow, as the traditional Hancock midwinter festival events return after a COVID-19-enforced absence.  And, after a remarkably mild January, more typical Heikinpäivä weather should arrive just in time, with highs predicted in the low teens. Jim Kurtti from the Finnish Theme Committee says the cold doesn’t bother – …

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Jail Term for Hunting Saboteur

A downstate man has begun serving a jail term, after admitting he intentionally sabotaged a hunter’s tree stand in Marquette County. Twenty-three-year-old Thomas Steele III, of Chelsea, was sentenced to 60-days in the Marquette County Jail. Steele recently pleaded guilty in Marquette County Circuit Court to misdemeanors of aggravated assault …

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