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Copper Country Today–March 17, 2019

On this week’s Copper Country Today, Rick Allen talks with Maggie Munch from UP Kids—Big Brothers, Big Sisters as we talk about how you can help out young people in our area and take part in the annual Bowl for Kids. In the second segment, Rick is joined by Karin …

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Volunteers Needed For Spring Break “Big Pack”

For public schools in the area, spring break begins next weekend and while some students will be traveling with their families to a favorite destination, many students in the Copper Country don’t have that luxury. In fact, for 31 Backpacks, the break from school presents a different concern all together. …

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Funding For Western UP Outdoor Recreation Projects Approved

More than $800,000 has been approved by the state for outdoor recreation projects in Baraga, Keweenaw, and Gogebic Counties. State Representative Greg Markkanen said this funding will go toward a half dozen projects that range from trail construction to park upgrades and land acquisition. “Our state’s outdoor recreation and tourism …

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