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Jeffers’ Schutz will play basketball at Finlandia

HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC) - Johnny Schutz (Painesdale, Mich.) has committed to play for the Finlandia University men’s basketball team. Schultz has not determined his field of study. Schutz closed out an impressive career at Jeffers High School. As a senior, he averaged 19.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 7.6 assists...
PAINESDALE, MI
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Celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with these festive treats

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Today in Upper Michigan... A new hotel opens in Houghton, farm-fresh berries are ready to be picked in Gladstone, Friends of the Ore Dock BotEco Center prepares for a community yard sale, the International Food Fest returns to Marquette’s Lower Harbor and Ishpeming’s Blue Notes gets ready for their first concert in three years.
MARQUETTE, MI
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South Range long-time event organizer announces retirement

SOUTH RANGE, Mich. (WLUC) - A long-time organizer of Fourth of July activities in South Range has announced he is moving on. For the last 15 years, Michael Renier has been a pivotal organizer on the South Range Fourth of July Committee. Serving as the committee president, he has been...
SOUTH RANGE, MI
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Johnson wraps up 15 years as Finlandia president

As 15 years in the president’s office at Finlandia University draw to a close, Dr. Philip Johnson will remember most the times his job took him elsewhere on campus. “The most rewarding aspects of my work are those that take me away from my desk,” he said, “(such as) having lunch with students and asking them to give me ‘the good, the bad, and the ugly’; sitting with parents and grandparents to cheer on their student … mingling with students, community members and artists at receptions … you get the picture.
HANCOCK, MI
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Northern Arts & Culture: The Return of Farm Block

A music festival on a family farm in Allouez makes its return this August. Farm Block Music Festival is a fundraising event for The Dan Schmitt Gift of Music and Education Fund and includes a lineup of musicians from near and far. The festival was postponed and transitioned online over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic and returns in person in Allouez, Michigan from August 5th through the 7th.
MARQUETTE, MI
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Viking Cruises cancels Houghton visit for a second time

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WJMN) – Viking Cruises ship Octantis has canceled a planned visit to Houghton on Wednesday. The Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce says the decision was made due to a fog advisory and high winds forecasted throughout the day. The chamber of commerce says fog and high winds are...
HOUGHTON, MI
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Hancock community welcomes new dog park

HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC) - The Hancock City Dog Park has opened after a year of campaigning and construction. The park is located at the Driving Park on Birch Street neighboring the Hancock fairgrounds. It is broken up into two sections - a larger space for dogs over 30 pounds, and...
HANCOCK, MI
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2021-22 Catalog

On behalf of the Finlandia University family, I am excited to welcome you to our campus and Hancock communities. As you explore the pages of our online catalog, you will see the wide array of programs offered here, along with a host of majors and minors. I invite you to take a virtual tour of both the catalog and website.
HANCOCK, MI
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Share your thoughts at DNR public meetings in July

LANSING, Mich. (WJMN) – Michiganders will have the opportunity to share input and ideas with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) at upcoming meetings next month. The DNR is welcoming input on policy decisions, programs, and other aspects of natural resource management and outdoor recreation opportunities. Metting listed...
LANSING, MI
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South Range is Prepared for Another Independence Day Celebration

South range is getting ready for another exciting and fun fueled celebration this year. Events will start at 8 am with a flag-raising ceremony. A host of family friendly activities will follow. Monday’s festivities mark over a century of Fourth of July celebrations in South Range. Mike Renier is proud to continue that tradition with his work on the South Range Fourth of July committee. He said he is very excited to see the community come out to the parade.
SOUTH RANGE, MI
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