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HANCOCK — From building their own ramen bowl to enjoying mochi ice cream balls for dessert, diners got their first taste of the Keweenaw’s newest restaurant. Shiba Cafe, a new ramen house in Hancock, held a soft opening Friday and Sunday. It will share space with the Griffin Cafe in ...

Industrial Arts invites community to view students’ projects

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HANCOCK — After 42 years of teaching, 39 of them in the Hancock Public Schools, Industrial Arts teacher Gary Mishica will retire at the end of this of the current school year. As the school year draws to a close, the IA class has a large set of displays showcasing projects students have ...

Locavore shows off bounty of region

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HOUGHTON — Saturday’s Locavore Festival drew hundreds of people to the Houghton waterfront with fresh locally produced foods, arts and music. This year’s festival expanded to more than 40 vendors, about 10 more than last year. Amy Zawada, Houghton’s community and business ...

Keeping memories alive: Keweenaw County honors fallen soldiers

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AHMEEK — As they stood facing an honor roll of Keweenaw County residents who had served their country, dozens of people mourned fallen soldiers at a Memorial Day ceremony in Ahmeek Monday. The Keweenaw County Veterans Affairs Office and American Legion Post 230 in Mohawk hold the event ...

Hancock American Legion marks Memorial Day

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HANCOCK — Members of the Alfred Erickson American Legion Post 186 turned out Monday morning to honor the fallen on Memorial Day, performing ceremonies at a dozen sites. The post began at 7:50 a.m. on Michigan Street, in Hancock, to honor those veterans whose remains still occupy the ...