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Green Film Series Continues March 20 with “Gasland”

The 2014 Green Film Series continues on Thursday, March 20, with the presentation of “Gasland,” focusing on the natural gas drilling process known as fracking. The documentary will be shown at 7 pm in G002 Hesterberg Hall (forestry building) at … Continue reading

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Ed Harjala Passes at 91

Ed Harjala, local silent sports legend, passed away February 28, just a week before his 92nd birthday. He was a fixture at the Swedetown Trails, as a skiier and as a volunteer. Peter Vorhes penned a tribute to Ed on … Continue reading

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Glide-n-Gorge Feb. 23, 2014

The sixth annual Glide-n-Gorge, sponsored by the Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club, will be Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 from noon until 3pm at the Maasto Hiihto ski trails in Hancock.  The 3.5 miles, which will begin at the Four Seasons Chalet at the Houghton County Fair Grounds, … Continue reading

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Presentation: Canoeing U.P. Rivers

The Copper Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host a special presentation, Canoeing the Wild Rivers of the Western U.P., on February 19th, 2014.  Special guest Ray Weglarz will share stories and beautiful photos from his trips down 88 rivers in … Continue reading

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Tiny: A Movie About Living Small: Feb. 20

The 2014 Green Film Series will present “Tiny: A Movie About Living Small” on Thursday, February 20, at 7 pm in Hesterberg Hall of the Michigan Tech Forestry Building. The film features six tiny homes smaller than the average parking … Continue reading

Swedetown Winter Trails Day Sunday, Jan. 12

Swedetown Winter Trails Day is Sunday, January 12th. Predictions are for a fine winter day, bring your camera! Free skiing and snowshoeing offered all day. Pick up your complimentary day pass at the Chalet any time after 10 a.m. If you have membership at … Continue reading

Ski for the Key Coming February 8

Ski for the Key, formerly known as “Ski for the Heart of the Community,” will take place Saturday, February 8, 2014, at the Swedetown Trails in Calumet.  The event raises money to benefit two Keweenaw organizations: Omega House, which provides … Continue reading

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