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  1. Gov. Rick Snyder makes reappointments to Michigan Council on Arts and Cultural AffairsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | State of Michigan

    ... state's diverse and vibrant cultural activities that are key in placemaking," Snyder said. Ritch Branstrom, of Rapid River, is the owner and operator of adhocWORKshop, a found-art studio. He has been featured for numerous years in ArtPrize and ...

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  2. Courtney R. Mackie Jr.Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... with cancer. Born June 13, 1966 in Escanaba, Mi., to Courtney and Judy (Boyer) Mackie Sr., he graduated from Rapid River High School in 1984. He worked at Rays Market in Rapid River, where they were like family, enjoying many laughs and pulled many ...

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  3. Hundreds enjoy outdoor activities for Grand Island DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... are very excited." "We are going to enjoy the tour around the island today" said Patsy Anderson, visiting from Rapid River. "We will take the bus tour first then we will get off at different points of interest and stay and look around in the area ...

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  4. The first day of the Cabela's Masters Walleye CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... angler, Jerry Plourde. "It's been a really good week so far." Today's top weight team was Patrick Cassidy of Rapid River and Don Corbett of Escanaba weighing in at 29 pounds and 11 ounces. The tournament continues tomorrow, with weigh-ins here at ...

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  5. Record setting winning lottery ticket sold in Delta CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... says the Club Keno "The Jack" ticket from Wednesday is worth a record $448,055. It was sold at The Swallow Inn, Rapid River. The winning Club Keno number is 1233879. It was for the July 22, 2015 drawing. To claim the prize, you need to contact the ...

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  6. Record setting winning lottery ticket sold in Delta CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... says the Club Keno "The Jack" ticket from Wednesday is worth a record $448,055. It was sold at The Swallow Inn, Rapid River. The winning Club Keno number is 1233879. It was for the July 22, 2015 drawing. To claim the prize, you need to contact the ...

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  7. The Year Without a Summer: 1992Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... at Sand River east of Marquette and also north of Iron Mountain. At the same time, a thermometer just outside of Rapid River, several miles up the road from Gladstone, registered 24 degrees. The year without a summer saw a frost and freeze at some ...

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  8. Escanaba gallery's exhibit industrializes the artsRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... of gathering and documenting data through art and nature journaling. And this past year they partnered with the Rapid River Schools on an Arts in Education grant through the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs where students explored ...

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  9. The Hottest Spell of a Hot Summer: July 3, 1988Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... of 98 on both July 7 and 8. The hot, dry weather aided in spreading that wildfire I noted last night near Rapid River that injured a firefighter and backed up holiday traffic on U.S.-2. Later in the month, the official high temperature reached 99 ...

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  10. The "Stockyard" Fire: July 2, 1988Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... spring into summer. That's what happened, though, in 1988. Persistent hot, dry weather led to a wildfire near Rapid River in early July that year. The fire, which began July 1 in grass around the site of an old stockyard east of Rapid River, ...

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  11. The Second Month of SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... month that just ended. The coolest July on record also had two nights with lows in the 30s. A thermometer near Rapid River hit an astounding low of 24 the morning of the 21st that year. Rainfall averages around three inches. The driest month ...

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  12. Three injured in Delta County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    Delta County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the crash on Co 513 T Road at 645 p.m. Sunday. A vehicle driven by 85 year old Orville Pederson of Rapid River, crossed the centerline and collided with a vehicle driven by 69-year-old David Hanes of Rapid River.

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  13. U.P. Softball Players earn all-state honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... the only U.P. player getting accolades in Division Three. Hongisto was named to the First Team. In Division Four Rapid River catcher Hannah Kanyuh grabs a spot as a catcher and three of her teammeats are honorable mentions, third baseman Kendyl ...

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  14. Shoshone Paiute fishermen learn traditional salmon spearingRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | The Navajo Times

    The historic event, engineered in part by Buster Gibson, the vice chairman of the Shoshone Paiute Tribes Business Council, restores for now the spring chinook salmon that migrated into Nevada for centuries before dams cut them off from the Pacific. Working with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game and federal fisheries officials, the tribe placed 199 salmon collected in a trap below Hells Canyon Dam and held temporarily at the Rapid River Hatchery near Riggins.

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  15. Shoshone Paiute fishermen learn traditional salmon spearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... officials, the tribe placed 199 salmon collected in a trap below Hells Canyon Dam and held temporarily at the Rapid River Hatchery near Riggins. The fish were released May 28 after the tribe held a sacred "first salmon ceremony," the last celebrated ...

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  16. Check out the galleries during Art After DarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Dark on Friday, June 5 from 6-9 p.m.. The new exhibit features the fine art and artisan works of Rick Hills of Rapid River Arts and Culture Magazine, Stephen Metzger of Burl Wood Gallery, and emerging artist Michael Dodson of Lifespan. Hunter Grigg ...

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  17. Rapid River comes together for Memorial Day serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    While some were running for Joe in Rapid River to help raise money for the "Lest They Be Forgotten" memorial others gathered at the Rapid River Cemetery for a service at the site. The Rapid River American legion put on the ceremony to honor those who have gone before them.

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  18. Rapid River students do their part for Red Nose DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    "We sold red noses all over school and to people in the community that wanted some" said Erica Rubick, sophomore at Rapid River High School. "They are to raise money for child poverty."

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  19. While rare, earthquakes can happen in the U.P.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... thinking, but there are reports that the quake was felt here in the U.P. in places like Manistique, Escanaba, Rapid River, Negaunee, and St. Ignace. It is very rare to see earthquakes located here in the state, but it does happen. According to the ...

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  20. Rapid River bridge constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    The US-2 Rapid River bridge is no exception. The construction started this week, but it's not stopping traffic.

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