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Mental Health Awareness Month public program on tap Wednesday at PLDL

HOUGHTON — In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, a free public program about mental health services and challenges in the community will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Portage Lake District Library, 105 Huron St. in Houghton. The program is sponsored by the Mental Health ...

From Gwinn to the world

My recording experiences began with a request from W.F.U.R. radio, the Christian radio station serving Grand Rapids, Michigan. I was a music student at Grand Rapids Junior College, and a part-time organist, (one of several) in the Netherlands Reformed Church where my dad was the pastor. ...

CTE Spotlight: CCISD students compete at NMU High School Skills Challenge

MARQUETTE — Copper Country ISD students from Career & Technical Education (CTE) Construction Technology, Chassell Construction, and CTE Welding/Manufacturing competed at the UP CTE Skills Challenge hosted by Northern Michigan University on Friday, April 22. The competitions consisted of ...

Geborkoff wins PEO Scholarship

HOUGHTON — Micaela Geborkoff is a 2022 recipient of the P.E.O. Sisterhood’s STAR scholarship. Geborkoff was nominated for this award by local P.E.O Chapter DJ due to her outstanding academic record, involvement in multiple extracurricular activities, dedication to community service ...

St. Vincent de Paul thrift store provides valuable service

HANCOCK — Tucked away at 204 Quincy Street in Hancock, the St. Vincent de Paul thrift store offers much more than just discounted items for sale. St. Vinny’s, as it is commonly known, takes in items of all shapes and sizes from those looking to donate, and then offers them back to the ...