Fall into arts: sales and shows around the Copper Country

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There’s a new ceramics studio in Dollar Bay operated by Kenyon Hansen and Lindsey Heiden. Their first Fall Studio Sale will be on Saturday October 1 and Sunday October 2, 10am to 5pm, at 23391 Dogwood Ave. in Dollar Bay. Look for signs along the way just past Quincy’s and on Dogwood. ...

Eased Restrictions

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HANCOCK — Reduced restrictions on nursing homes announced last week could make it easier to fill staffing shortages, Canal View administrator Kim Salmi said. The changes, announced by the CDC Sept. 23, base restrictions largely on the transmission rate, determined by percentage of positive ...

Murder suspect waives prelim

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HOUGHTON — The case of a Hancock man accused of murdering his mother in January has been bound over to Houghton County Circuit Court. Isaiah Strieter, 19, waived his preliminary examination during an appearance by Zoom in 97th District Court Friday. Strieter allegedly shot Ashlee ...

Evaluation ordered for child porn suspect

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HOUGHTON — A Chassell man accused of 12 counts related to child pornography will undergo an independent forensic examination regarding his competency to stand trial. Kyle Britz, 18, was arrested in July after a Michigan State Police investigation stemming from a tip from the National ...

Overcoming fear, anxiety in long-term aftercare

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Editor’s note: This is the second installment of a three-part series that addresses the emotions that those in recovery come to experience once their brains are free of chemicals and begins to heal, and why long-term aftercare is essential to avoiding relapsing. The number of long-term ...

More and more opportunities to fall in love with autumn


Out into the distance, the long, dirt road wound, wet and slick reminding me of some colossal, brown serpent whose head and tail I could not see.  Clearly, its width was massive, especially compared to its girth.  In that regard, the “snake” looked quite emaciated, like it hadn’t ...