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Two Men Arrested May Be Related to Counterfeit Scam

The two men who may have been involved in the passing of two counterfeit $20 bills at a gas station in Hancock have been arrested. State Troopers from the Calumet Post say they stopped a vehicle just after 7:30 last night in Hancock. The vehicle matched the description of the …

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Counterfeit Money Passed at Hancock Gas Station

Police in Hancock are investigating a potential counterfeit money scam. Police say two men entered the Holiday Station in Hancock shortly before 8 a.m. yesterday and attempted to use two $20 bills for purchase. The first man made a small purchase and asked for change for his other $20 bill, …

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Heikkenpaiva Weekend

We have reached the mid-point of winter and you know what that means? Heikkenpaiva will be taking place tomorrow in Hancock and Finnish Theme Committee Member David Maki says it’s the best fun you’ll have all weekend. Maki will be serving the event as the honorary Hankooki Heikki, given to …

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Hancock Sewer System to be Monitored

The Hancock city council hit the ground running in 2014 by passing a few proposals during its first meeting of the year. The council voted to have OHM conduct a sewer flow study on a time and material basis, a project that will not exceed more than $50,000. The Portage …

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First Council Meeting of 2014 for Hancock

Tonight will be the first meeting of 2014 for the Hancock city council. Among the items on the agenda are items regarding the sewer system in Hancock. City Manager Glen Anderson will be presenting a request to replace the city’s sewer lift station meter. Also, there will be a proposal …

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Celebrate Heikinpäivä in Hancock

This year Heikinpäivä is scheduled for January 25th but the celebration begins today in Hancock. All this month, there will be activities and festival events to celebrate Heikinpäivä, the day of the passing of Findland’s St. Henry and the midpoint of winter. All leading up to the Heikinpäivä parade. Finnish …

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Kangas Bound to Circuit Court

A Hancock man facing criminal sexual conduct charges is having his case bound over to Circuit Court. 37 year old Michael Kangas had a preliminary exam in Houghton County District Court yesterday. He’s charged with three counts of second-degree CSC. Two of the counts are said to involve separate incidents …

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Salvation Army Opens As Emergency Warming Center

The Hancock Salvation Army says their office is now designated as an emergency warming center for people who don’t have a place to go to stay warm. To make arrangements for use of the facility, contact local law enforcement or the Salvation Army office (482-3420).

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