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Calumet V’Ball Advances; LL-H Falls – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for full stories. High School Volleyball Tourney In the high school volleyball tournament last night… – In Class C, Calumet advanced with a 3-0 victory over Iron Mountain. The Copper Kings will face Charlevoix in the Regional final tonight at Indian River. That’s a five-and-a-half …

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Overbidding for Lift Bridge Rehab Project

The much-talked-about Portage Lift Bridge rehab project scheduled for this winter has hit a snag. Dan Weingarten at the Michigan Department of Transportation Superior Region Office in Ishpeming confirms that bids on the project came in substantially over MDOT’s cost estimates. Bids were opened on Friday. The State Transportation Commission …

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Houghton City Council Organizational Meeting

New term. Same city council. At last night’s Houghton City Council organizational meeting, the four incumbents that were on the ballot for last week’s election: Robert Megowen, Mike Needham, Gernot Joachim and Dan Salo, were sworn in for their new terms. The council then voted for Robert Backon to serve …

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