Hancock Schools closes deal on McAfee Field

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HANCOCK — Hancock Public Schools became the official owners of the former Finlandia university McAffee Field on Monday, Oct. 16, 2023, Interim Superintendent Chris Salani said at the October regular School Board meeting Monday evening, saying Board President Catherine Jordan signed the papers ...

Village manager hopes to revitalize Agassiz Park

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CALUMET VILLAGE — Calumet Village Manager Megan Haselden wants Agassiz Park to become a popular recreational space for community members again. Just one of her visions for the park, she said, is to see kids playing there and families having picnics. “I’m hoping that in the future I can ...

Residents mark 600th day of Russian invasion of Ukraine

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HOUGHTON — On the 600th day since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Copper Country residents celebrated the Ukrainians’ resilience and mourned their losses with a pair of events Monday. With Ukrainian flags and banners with drawings by Ukrainian children behind them, people observed a ...

High sales, long lines in KFC’s first week

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HOUGHTON — Even with the anticipation that it would be busy, business at the new KFC in Houghton far exceeded expectations, a member of the franchise’s ownership group said. Houghton’s new branch on Sharon Avenue opened last Monday. Lines started forming the day before, as people camped ...

Water runs out at UN shelters in Gaza

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KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip — Water has run out at U.N. shelters across Gaza as thousands packed into the courtyard of the besieged territory’s largest hospital as a refuge of last resort from a looming Israeli ground offensive and overwhelmed doctors struggled to care for patients they fear ...

Is it cancer?

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By JENNIFER DONOVAN For the Mining Gazette Getting an abnormal breast screening report is scary. And confusing. You’ve had a mammogram or an ultrasound or MRI, and it’s come back “abnormal.” What do you do next? How can you find out what this means? Is it cancer? A new program ...