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Annual Quincy Mine Hoist Association Rock Swap draws enthusiasts

HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC) - The Quincy Mine Hoist Association held its annual Rock Swap event on Wednesday outside the mine’s hoist building. U.P rocks and minerals of all kinds could be found lining the tables of dozens of vendors, from native copper and silver to agates and gemstones. As the name implies, rocks could be traded for others or could be purchased from vendors.
HANCOCK, MI
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U.P. Regional Blood Center Has Critical Supply Shortages

The UP Regional Blood Center is experiencing a CRITICAL NEED for A negative, B negative, O negative blood types. The UP Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock and Escanaba and is the primary supplier of blood to 13 U.P. hospitals. Please visit our Facebook page at UPRBC906 or website at https://www.uphealthsystem.com/regional-blood-center.
MARQUETTE, MI
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Viking Octantis visits Houghton Wednesday

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - After three previous unsuccessful attempts, the cruise ship Octantis entered the Keweenaw Waterway Wednesday morning to the delight of the Houghton community. Prior visits earlier this year were canceled due to inclement weather and winds. Viking Cruises is Houghton’s second cruise line to visit Houghton this...
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Viking Cruises ship Octantis makes visit to Houghton

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WJMN) – Following three canceled visits earlier this year, Viking Cruises ship Octantis visited Houghton via the Keweenaw Waterway on Wednesday morning. The ship’s visit marks the second cruise line to visit Houghton this year, joining American Queen Voyages. The Octantis’ previous scheduled visits were canceled...
HOUGHTON, MI
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Houghton’s Omega House holds summer community concert fundraiser

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - Houghton’s Omega House held its annual summer concert fundraiser this evening at Saint Peter and Paul Lutheran Church. Over 100 people turned out for this year’s concert, which was made up of musical artists from around the area. Genres included jazz, folk, light opera, and pop provided by singers and musicians of all ages.
HOUGHTON, MI
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Floats & Flags: Volunteer opportunities now open for Parade of Nations 2022

Since 1989, the Houghton and Hancock communities have been celebrating the rich cultural diversity of the Keweenaw. We are excited to continue that tradition on September 17th!. The parade begins at 11 a.m. in Hancock (Quincy Green), crosses the Portage Lift Bridge, and ends at the Dee Stadium. This amazing...
HANCOCK, MI
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Lake Linden ‘suspicious’ fire under investigation

LAKE LINDEN, Mich. (WLUC) - The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious house fire along with the Lake Linden Fire Department. The fire was reported on Sunday just after 4:00 p.m. at 510 Kilmar Street in Lake Linden. The cause of the fire could not be determined, and the State Fire Marshal has been contacted to investigate.
LAKE LINDEN, MI
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Two Houghton Runners sign NLI's 8 4 2022

Negaunee Miners riding semnior class for a successful 2022 season. Air Aces Guts Frisbee team celebrate 50 years together. The Air Aces Guts Frisbee Team was found in the 70's. Since then they have played together for 50 years traveling all over the world to play Guts Frisbee. August 8...
HOUGHTON, MI
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Michigan Technological University: What To Know For Incoming Freshman

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HOUGHTON, MI
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Finlandia Nursing receives accreditation through 2032

Finlandia University Nursing is pleased to announce that its program has received national reaccreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The program offers two tracks, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and an Online RN-BSN Completion Track. The renewed accreditation was granted for 10 years, indicating that the program has consistently demonstrated quality and effective educational practices.
HANCOCK, MI
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Michigan Tech’s 100-Year Hockey Reunion wraps up with alumni game

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - Michigan Tech’s 100-Year Hockey Reunion wrapped up on Saturday night with an alumni game at the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena. The game between the Black and Cream ended in a 10-10 tie with Cream scoring the game-tying goal in the final seconds after emptying its entire bench for some extra attackers.
HOUGHTON, MI
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Houghton’s 2nd Verna Mize Triathlon concludes

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - The Verna Mize Triathlon has wrapped up its second year of biking, swimming and running in Houghton. 33 participants began the event last Saturday morning at Kestner Waterfront Park. Two distances were offered, a Main Mize which offered half a mile of swimming, an 8-mile bike ride, a 4-mile run, and a Mini Mize race with half those distances.
HOUGHTON, MI
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Victorian Heights celebrates 20 years

The Houghton community released butterflies in memory of their loved ones on Saturday. An Iron River church raised funds and hosted a triathlon for an inclusive camp.
HOUGHTON, MI
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