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Hancock School Board accepts superintendent’s resignation

By GRAHAM JAEHNIG gjaehnig@mininggazette.com HANCOCK — Hancock School Board at its regular July meeting Monday, voted to accept the resignation of district Superintendent Steve Patchin. Patchin’s resignation is effective as of Sept. 30, 2023. Patchin was absent from the ...

Alcaraz beats Djokovic in 5 sets to win Wimbledon

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer WIMBLEDON, England — A poor start left Carlos Alcaraz a single point from a two-set hole against Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final. That sort of deficit is daunting for anyone, let alone a 20-year-old in his second major final, and against anyone, ...

Eovaldi, Rangers beat Tigers

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — Nathan Eovaldi won his sixth straight decision, Corey Seager hit a three-run homer with four RBIs and the Texas Rangers defeated the Detroit Tigers 5-0 on Monday. Eovaldi (7-2) allowed four hits and a season-high three walks in five innings with ...

L’Anse lowers age for firefighters

L’ANSE — L’Anse’s fire department is looking to add more younger members. The L’Anse Village Council approved changes in the fire department bylaws to increase membership from 20 to 25 firefighters, and to reduce the age requirement from 21 to 18, Village Manager Bob LaFave said. ...

Houghton softball sweeps Calumet

HOUGHTON- While the Houghton baseball team swept the visiting Hancock Bulldogs in a doubleheader on Friday, the girls’ softball team was doing some spring cleaning of their own at the same time on their side of the field. They swung their way to a sweep of the Calumet Copper Kings with ...