2024 VetFest offers services for those who served

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Houghton’s Second Annual VetFest, hosted by Houghton County, was held in the Student Development Complex on Michigan Tech’s campus Wednesday. The festival welcomed hundreds of attendees and honored and thanked local veterans for their service. VetFest featured giveaways, discount cards, ...

Morin Fireworks now in its 54th year


BARAGA — After 54 years in business at the same location, Morin Fireworks once again has a full selection of products just in time for Fathers Day. Diane Morin, owner of the shop, said prices are still the same as last year, when they were reduced to record loads, and are significantly lower ...

Search for boaters, boat continues

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KEWEENAW BAY — The search continued Sunday for two fishermen missing after their boat capsized Saturday. The 21-foot boat was reported missing near an area of Second Sand Beach in Baraga County shortly after noon Saturday, the Michigan State Police Calumet Post said in a release. Five ...

Medetomidine latest drug identified in MI overdose deaths

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A new drug is showing up in illicit drugs and is being identified in overdose deaths, according to a Thursday release from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The MDHHS identified the drug as medetomidine. Three overdose deaths since March have identified medetomidine ...

$117,000 in Keweenaw Heritage Grants awarded

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CALUMET –– The Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission announced Thursday this year’s Keweenaw Heritage Grant program awardees who received $117,082 in funding for various historic preservation, interpretation, education and curatorial projects covering an area stretching ...