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Funeral for a friend: Hundreds celebrate Sheriff McLean Saturday

HOUGHTON — Hundreds of family, community members and officers from across the state celebrated Houghton County Sheriff Brian McLean’s life at the Rozsa Center Saturday. McLean, the longest-serving active sheriff in the state and the longest-serving sheriff in Houghton County history, died Monday at UP Health System – Marquette from injuries sustained in an accident at home two days earlier.
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Historic Portage Lake Little League run ends in state semis

SOUTH RANGE — The Portage Lake Little League team returned home last week to the Copper Country with their heads hanging high. For the first time in the program’s near 40-year history, the U-12 boys made it to the semifinals of the Michigan Little League tournament, falling a win short of a state final berth.
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Plant sale promotes native plant use in landscaping

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - The Keweenaw Wild Ones are having a special plant sale this week. The group is part of a national organization that promotes planting native plant species around the homes of people to help boost their local ecosystems. All plants are going for $2.50 apiece and $15...
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Rockhounding with the Copper Country Rock and Mineral Club

KEWEENAW PENINSULA, Mich. (WJMN) – The Copper Country Rock and Mineral Club has been around for more than 60 years. As they prepare for the annual Gem and Mineral Show we met up with two members of the club for a unique look at what makes the Keweenaw Peninsula such a unique place for rock and mineral enthusiasts, also known as ‘Rockhounds.’
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Houghton

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Houghton: Sunday, July 25: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Monday, July 26: Mostly sunny during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Chance of showers and thunderstorms then slight chance of
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Hiring Now: These roles are open in Houghton

Want to get yourself a job? Here are a selection of open positions in Houghton: 1. Client experience specialist; 2. Lead Generator Appointment Setter; 3. Hotel Front Desk Manager; 4. Bilingual Spanish Sling Work At Home Customer Support; 5. Bilingual Spanish Work At Home Customer Experience Representative; 6. CDL
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Weather Forecast For Houghton

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Houghton: Monday, July 26: Mostly sunny during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, July 28: Chance of Showers And Thunderstorms; Thursday, July 29: Sunny during
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Watton

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Watton: Monday, July 26: Sunny then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then showers and thunderstorms likely overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly sunny during the day;
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Job alert: These Houghton jobs are accepting applications

Want to get yourself a job? Here are a selection of open positions in Houghton: 1. Need Dedicated Truck Driver Now, 07/24/2021, Avg. $62,000-$92,000/Year; 2. Hematology - Oncology Physician; 3. Electronics Manufacturing Engineer; 4. Final Expense TeleSales Agent; 5. Dentist- $4200 per week-$105/hr- Correctional Facilities; 6. Licensed Practical Nurse
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M-26 Quincy Creek Culvert Project Starts July 29

Houghton’s M-26 will be closed at Quincy Creek and traffic will be detoured to US-41. The detour is expected to begin August 2nd with a tentative completion date of late August this summer. M-dot will be investing around $840,000.00 dollars to replace m-26’s culvert at Quincy Creek as well as...
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McLean funeral set for today

HOUGHTON — The funeral for a longtime Upper Peninsula sheriff will be held today at Michigan Tech University. The service for Brian McLean will be held at 2 p.m. at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, following a four-hour public visitation. McLean, 63, died Monday after a weekend accident at his home, the sheriff’s office said.
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Michigan Tech hosts funeral for Houghton County Sheriff Brian McLean

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - A powerful gun salute and a final radio transmission were seen heard in honor of Houghton County Sheriff Brian “Slim” McLean. On Saturday, over two hundred people gathered at Michigan Tech’s Rozsa Center to celebrate the life of the 26-year sheriff, who died earlier this week after an accident at his home.
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Watton Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Watton: Sunday, July 25: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Monday, July 26: Sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Chance of showers and thunderstorms
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