Recent Updates

Houghton County in Semis for Energy Competition

Houghton County has reached the semifinals in a national competition to create a plan for the community to become more energy efficient.The Houghton Energy Efficiency Team announced this week that their plan to reduce energy costs in Houghton County has been selected as one of 50 official semifinalists in the …

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New Director for KCF

The Keweenaw Community Foundation has a new director. Jim Vivian will serve as Director of the KCF, taking over for the retired Barb Rose. Board Chairman Brent Peterson says they wanted someone who was heavily involved in the local area and they believe Vivian fits that mold. Brent Peterson was …

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Child Sexual Abuser Sentenced

A Wisconsin man has been sentenced in federal court in Marquette for a sexual abuse incident involving a minor that occurred in Baraga County. 34-year-old Douglas Kugler, Jr. of Eagle River, Wisconsin, was sentenced to 71 months in federal prison for abusive sexual contact with a child under the age …

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