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Finns Prepare For Independence Day Celebrations

It’s been 150 years since the first Finnish immigrants arrived in the Copper Country. That’s one of the things that will make this year’s Finnish Independence Day extra special as the Finnish community gathers to celebrate on Sunday.   Finnish American Heritage Center Director Jim Kurtti says the ties between …

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It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas In Calumet

December is a magical time in Historic Calumet. Shops and restaurants will be open late this First Friday to kick off Christmas in Calumet events this weekend. If hand crafted copper goods would satisfy someone on your shopping list, then you might want to stop by Hahn Hammered Copper on …

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Houghton Middle School Team Put Their Stamp On The Environment

The remnants of the copper mining industry are still with us today. In part because of the large deposits of stamp sand that continue to cause environmental concerns. A team of Houghton Middle School students, calling themselves the Stamping Mad Gremlins, are proposing an idea they say will help. It …

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