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Copper Country under blizzard warning until 7 p.m. Saturday

A blizzard warning was issued Friday for Keweenaw, Ontonagon, northern Houghton and Gogebic counties. The warning is in effect until 7 p.m. Saturday. The affected region can expect blizzard conditions in the form of snow accumulation and high winds. As many as 24 inches of snow may fall. ...

Massive winter storm brings power outages

MISSION, Kan. — Tens of millions of Americans endured bone-chilling temperatures, blizzard conditions, power outages and canceled holiday gatherings Friday from a winter storm that forecasters said was nearly unprecedented in its scope, exposing about 60% of the U.S. population to some sort ...

TNC buys final 9,749 acres of Keweenaw Heartlands

KEWEENAW COUNTY, MI — The Nature Conservancy (TNC) announced in a Thursday release that it has finalized the purchase of the remaining 9,769 acres in the Keweenaw Peninsula known as the Keweenaw Heartlands. On Oct. 27, TNC announced at a press conference that it has acquired a land ...

For protection of pets

Animal experts, like those at Oodle Life, a website that provides dog and puppy information, have warned that the ‘Disneyfication’ or anthropomorphism of pets this Christmas can cause significant harm to them. A release from whitehotpr.com, of Portland, Oregon, states that many pet ...

Calumet meeting set for next week

CALUMET — The regular December meeting of the Village Council that was scheduled for Tuesday was postponed due to stormy weather, said Village Trustee Pamela Que. The meeting is rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 27 at 6:30 p.m. In consideration of village residents who are unable to attend ...

Temperatures fall far, fast as storm threatens US

MISSION, Kan. — Temperatures plunged far and fast Thursday as a winter storm formed ahead of Christmas weekend, promising heavy snow, ice, flooding and powerful winds across a broad swath of the country and complicating holiday travel. The National Weather Service reported that ...