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Cross Country Sports has last-minute gifts perfect for Father’s Day

CALUMET — Located at 507 Oak Street in Calumet, Cross Country Sports has some great options for both individuals and families looking to ride the abundance of trails and roads this summer throughout the entire Copper Country. Well-known for their ski equipment in the winter, Cross Country ...

Finland works hard to remain ‘happiest country in the world’

The United Nations has named Finland the happiest country in the world for the fourth consecutive year. Finland’s great education system is one of the reasons for its success. However, I’m focusing on another important factor that makes Finland the happiest country in the world. That factor ...

Coming to America: The Lord watched over our trip

At home, it was a daily occurrence that dad would pray (out loud) before the meal, and then each of us would say our individual prayer. In addition, he always read from the bible at the end of the meal. Before the meal we heard the familiar, “Let us pray.” We remembered that dad had always ...

Senior Project Fresh distribution for Houghton and Keweenaw counties

Senior Project Fresh gives coupon vouchers to eligible older adults to get Michigan-grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices, and honey from local farmers markets and roadside stands. Participants will receive information on how to prepare fresh produce as well as their coupon vouchers. To get ...

Food safety at fairs and festivals – license requirements

With the broad epidemic orders being lifted July 1, the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department (WUPHD) anticipates many summer festivals, fairs, community events, and 4th of July celebrations to resume. WUPHD would like to take this time to remind event organizers that a temporary food ...

Harter’s Party Store has variety of tools for Free Fishing Weekend

CALUMET — Located at 511 Pine Street in Calumet, Harter’s Party Store and Outdoor Center might not seem like a natural place to pick up fishing supplies, but with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Free Fishing Weekend coming up this weekend, Harter’s is actually a smart ...