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Baltic Crossing Featured In Day 2 Of Festival Ruska

Festival Ruska continues today with two events featuring musicians who studied at the Sibelius Music Academy in Finland. The band Baltic Crossing is a contemporary folk group with two members from Finland, two from the British Isles and the other is from Denmark. Finnish American Heritage Center Director Jim Kurtti …

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UPPCO Electric Rates Set To Rise In 2016

The cost of electricity for many residents in the Upper Peninsula is scheduled to go up again in 2016. UPPCO has announced that they have applied to the Michigan Public Service Commission for the permission to raise retail electric base rates next year by 6.45 percent. As a regulated utility, UPPCO …

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HEET Gives Update On Efforts To Reduce Energy Use

The Houghton Energy Efficiency Team, or HEET, has a solid plan to reduce utility usage in the area. The team was formed to compete for the five million dollar Georgetown University Energy Prize. The prize is awarded to the community which shows the most dedication to conserving electricity and natural …

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