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2014 Festa Italiana

A great crowd showed up to the first ever Festa Italiana this past weekend at the Houghton County Arena. The festival featured traditional Italian music and entertainment as well as many different historical exhibits. Chairperson Deborah Mann says the festival was created through interest of local Italians.   With so …

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Wolf Hunting Legislation Decision Coming Soon

The Michigan Legislature could move forward as early as this week on a measure to ensure wolf hunting in the Upper Peninsula. The expected vote is the result of an initiated law, following the submission of petition signatures. If the legislature does not act on the pro-wolf hunting measure by …

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Charges Dropped on Domestic Violence Case

A man who barricaded himself inside his home has had his charges dismissed in Houghton County District Court. 28-year-old Joel Michaelson was originally facing one count of interfering with electronic communications, which was dismissed in June, and one count of domestic violence. The latter charge was dropped Wednesday. Michaelson was …

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