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CTC to host annual World Suicide Prevention Day Walk and Picnic

HOUGHTON — September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and to mark it Houghton/Keweenaw Communities that Care is hosting its sixth annual Suicide Prevention Awareness Walk on Saturday. Houghton/Keweenaw CTC coordinator Callisto Cortez said this year the theme is Families of the ...

School lunches that are ready to roll: Ideas for great wraps

The mainstay of most kids’ lunches is of course the sandwich. But that doesn’t have to mean two slices of bread. Wraps add something new to the school lunch sandwich. AP food writer Katie Workman suggests using different flavors of wraps and a variety of condiments, from mustard and mayo to ...

Food scarcities on the frontier

Last week, we talked about pasties and their introduction to the Lake Superior copper region in the mid-1840s. So much literature has been produced about pasties in the region since the mid-20th century that other foods, of more historical significance, have been relegated to obscurity. This is ...

All’s Fair

HANCOCK – The Houghton County Fair kicks off Thursday with new features and old favorites. For the first time, people can buy tickets online. People can go to houghtoncountyfair.ticketspice.com/admission to buy e-tickets, which can then be shown at the fair entrance. It’s already ...

Dear Annie: A Family Divided

Dear Annie: My wife, “Jill,” and I have been married for seven years, together for nine. When we first met, my wife’s daughter, husband and children lived with her, and I lived in another city with my two sons who are mentally challenged. We dated for two years and finally married on ...