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Baraga Tourism Study Reveals Strengths; Weaknesses

Tourists who visit Baraga County generally enjoy their time there, and are likely to return. That’s the gist of a survey compiled by the Baraga County Chamber of Commerce and the Baraga County Convention and Visitors Bureau. The results were presented at a community meeting last night, and were based …

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Houghton County Fair Schedule

The preliminary schedule for this year’s Houghton County Fair has been posted. This year’s midway will be provided by Spectrum Entertainment from Ironwood. Spectrum is replacing T.J. Schmidt and Company, which opted to accept a booking closer to its base of operations downstate. Monster trucks will return this year… as …

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Battle Over Eagle Mine Continues

Even as the Eagle Mine in Marquette County approaches the point at which it can begin operation, legal maneuvers to shut it down continue. Oral arguments will be heard at 10:00 this morning in the Michigan Court of Appeals in Lansing in an appeal filed by several groups that oppose …

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