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Today is March 31st, 2015

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Conversations with the Michigan DNR Fisheries Division

Join the discussion and get your questions answered about the new state regulations that impact anglers.


Houghton High School FIRST Robotics Team

Meet this award winning robotics team and see their 2015 robot.


Bees, Birds, Bats, Bugs, and…!

It’s time to put all of those clean recyclables to good use once again! This year kids are invited to make all kinds of pollinators, write poems about them, and have a party to celebrate what they’ve done. This event is co-sponsored by the Copper Country Reading Council and the Portage Lake District Library.


The Norse: An Arctic Mystery

Watch this documentary and learn about archaeological artifacts discovered on Baffin Island that suggest they were made by ancient Norse traders possibly as long ago as 1000 years. This event is sponsored by the Copper Country Ancient Sites Conservancy.


Emotional Healing: The Mind-Body Connecton in Oriental Medicine

Learn about holistic medicine, the mind-body connection, and the importance of the practitioner-patient relationship in healthcare with acupuncturist Amy Bachhuber.


Changing the Way We Eat: A TEDx Manhattan Viewing Party

Join us for an exclusive live webcast from Times Center in New York City. The event features a line-up of key experts in the food and farming movement. This event is co-sponsored by the Keweenaw Co-op and the Portage Lake District Library. Refreshments will be served all day and there will be drawings for door prizes.

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Kelly Clarkson -   Piece by PieceWe have the latest album from Kelly Clarkson: Piece by Piece.

Carrie Underwood - Greatest Hits - Decade-1We have also added latest album from Carrie Underwood: Greatest Hits – Decade #1.

Trisha Yearwood - PrizefighterWe have also added Trisha Yearwood’s album PrizeFighter.

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