Recent Updates

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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Pilot Program Established for Drug-Using Welfare Recepients

Governor Rick Snyder has signed a bill into law creating a pilot program that could terminate state welfare assistance in certain situations for those who take illegal drugs. The governor says the one-year program is designed to get help to drug abusers who are on the welfare rolls. Three counties …

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