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Keweenaw County, Pasty.Net reach agreement

EAGLE RIVER — A second amended license agreement between Keweenaw County and Pasty.Net has been accepted by both parties. The county owns an antenna tower at the former Air Force radar base at Mount Horace Greeley (referred to in the agreement as the “HG Tower,” along with the building ...

Neighborly backup: Hancock OKs summer ice for HoCo Arena

HANCOCK — There will be ice time at the HoCo Arena through most of the summer. The Hancock City Council approved operating the arena through Aug. 15 at Wednesday’s meeting. Extending the ice time should be a one-time occurrence, City Manager Mary Babcock said. The MacInnes Student Ice ...

Proposals to look for on Tuesday’s ballot

When voters in Houghton County head out to the polls for the presidential primary Tuesday, residents of Adams Township, Stanton Township and the village of Laurium will also consider proposals for millage renewals. Stanton Township residents will vote on renewing the operating millage for the ...

Gaining steam: Sauna Week grows

HANCOCK — It takes more than heat to make a proper sauna, said Jim Kurtti. There are other elements to consider: a place to relax, good ventilation and a proper steam. Spreading awareness of the fundamentals of a sauna is one of the reasons behind the Finlandia Foundation National’s ...

CTE student-crafted sauna available via silent auction

HANCOCK — The Copper Country Intermediate School District Career and Technical Education Construction Technology Program is proud to announce an exclusive opportunity to bid on a student-designed and built sauna. This unique project showcases the skills of students from Baraga and L’Anse ...

Hancock School library fees in effect for out of district residents

HANCOCK— Hancock School Public Library and the Portage Lake District Library have implemented membership fees for residents outside Hancock School District. PLDL Library Director Katrina Linde-Moriarty said the membership fees became effective this past Saturday. Library cards are free ...