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Great Deer Chase

The Aspirus Keweenaw Great Deer Chase mountain bike races are coming to the Swedetown trails this Saturday. Kids races begin at 9 a.m. The 15 and 28 mile mountain bike races start at 11, leading out the Calumet Heritage Festival parade. Pre-race events include a guided pre-ride for the 15 …

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Benishek Looks to “Fix” Healthcare System

U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek recently introduced new legislation that would help protect patients and ensure that Americans do not lose their health insurance when they become sick. The bill would prevent insurance companies from cancelling an individual’s health insurance unless that individual had engaged in fraud or intentional misrepresentation with …

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DEQ Makes Grant Money Available

Roughly $2.6 million in grant money is being made available by the state Department of Environmental Quality. The DEQ is seeking applications for water quality projects to restore and protect wetlands, lakes and streams. Proposals must include at least a 25-percent local match in funding. The funding is coming from …

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