Houghton to host Fresh Fish Fest

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HOUGHTON — The Michigan Fresh Fish Fest will begin at the Houghton Downtown Waterfront Pier on Friday at 8 a.m. Highlights of the event include the Mi Fresh Fish Sail and the Mi Fresh Fish Fry.  Participants will have the opportunity to climb aboard the Inland Seas, a tall ship schooner. ...

Stickers on the ballot

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SKANEE — In November, voters could walk out of the polling place wearing a sticker drawn by a local student. Designs by Arvon Township Schools third-grader Avery Kahkonen and sixth-grader Araminta Widby were named as finalists in the elementary/middle school division for the state’s ...

Work zone

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HANCOCK — Construction on the Hancock High School parking lot began today and will continue to through July 19. A Monday morning press release announced that there will be no parking in the front of the building for this time period. People needing to access the building are asked to ...

Open house to showcase Eagle Harbor Life Saving Station

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The Eagle Harbor Life Saving Station Museum is inviting the public to its open house from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Refreshments will be available. Before the U.S. Coast Guard, there was the United States Life Saving Service. The Lifesaving Service was a volunteer, and was proud of its ...

Chassell Strawberry Festival to return

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By Mary Christine Stevens For the Mining Gazette The Annual Copper Country Strawberry Festival is set to return for its 76th year. The festival will take place Friday and Saturday at Chassell Centennial Park, and feature food, music, vendors, a queen competition, and fresh strawberry ...

Community Action Drive-Thru Food Pantry Distribution

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All applicants for the Community Action drive-thru food pantry distribution must bring their green certification card. To get an eligibility card, or food pantry information, please call Community Action at 482-5528. Be sure to have your green certification card out and ready to prevent ...