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Communities combined: Annual Bridgefest draws crowds to Hancock, Houghton

HOUGHTON — Large crowds turned out on both sides of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge for the 37th annual Bridgefest in Houghton and Hancock. The yearly celebration included live music, vendors, games and food at the Ray Kestner Waterfront Park, a classic car show in downtown Hancock, and ...

June 14: A day to honor Old Glory

This coming Friday, June 14, marks America’s celebration of Flag Day. Many Michiganders will recall — in elementary school, at houses of worship, Scout meetings and other ceremonies — a tribute to honor Old Glory, our American flag. Our Flag’s History The holiday commemorates June ...

Timberline Sports is as special as Dad

There is no one like Dad, and when it comes to off-road motorsports, there is no one like Timberline Sports of Bergland. From the second you step into their beautiful business, you will immediately sense how the staff at Timberline Sports treats Dad like someone special. Here is a BRP Can Am ...

Farm on the Town

Copper Country Farm Bureau hosted its second Farm on the Town event Saturday in Hancock. The activity-filled afternoon was hosted at Sunflower Books and Coffee and featured a scavenger hunt, farm animals, free snacks and plenty of educational entertainment. Attendees started their ...

Morin Fireworks now in its 54th year

BARAGA — After 54 years in business at the same location, Morin Fireworks once again has a full selection of products just in time for Fathers Day. Diane Morin, owner of the shop, said prices are still the same as last year, when they were reduced to record loads, and are significantly lower ...

The obituary: the final farewell

The National Center for Health Statistics, a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, revealed in 2022 nearly 3.3 million people passed away. The leading causes were heart disease, cancer, COVID, and unintentional injury. A significant majority of these individuals will ...