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Date set for Young Trapper’s Workshop in Hermansville

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HERMANSVILLE — The date for the 14th Annual Young Trapper’s Workshop has been set. This fun-filled learning event will take place at the Community Center in Hermansville on Feb. 2 with doors opening at 8 a.m. CST. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Food and refreshments ...

When the new year descends…old memories emerge

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MARQUETTE — This is a very familiar road. I’ve been down it more times than I can remember, and yet, I can’t place where I am exactly. In the darkness, I see the snow-covered spruce growing just off the banks plowed up along the edge of the road. The skies are black and the light from ...

Bink hopes for present

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ESCANABA — Christmas is gone for this year, but Brooke Bink is still hoping Santa Claus can deliver a late present before she returns to school. Bink, 17, is a senior hockey player at Shattuck St. Mary High School in Fairbault, Minn. She is hoping to get a call to join the USA U-18 national ...

Shea to coach Braves’ baseball

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GLADSTONE - Kelly Shea knows he is stepping into huge footprints, but that only adds to the excitement and challenge of becoming the new baseball coach at Gladstone High School. Shea, 57, recently was selected to succeed Don Lauscher as the Braves’ manager. He was Lauscher’s assistant ...

Eichhorn to play in prestigious golf event

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PHOENIX - Hunter Eichhorn of Carney will compete in the Patriot All-America Invitational this weekend at Wigwam Golf Club in Phoenix. The Marquette University sophomore and reigning U.P. Golf Association men’s champion will be among 84 entrants in the prestigious tournament that benefits ...

Serena tops female athletes for 5th time

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By the Associated Press She showed up in Paris wearing a black catsuit, a reminder that nobody can command the Grand Slam stage quite like Serena Williams. She reached the finals at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, proving again how well she can play no matter how little she ...

Prep schedule

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Tonight’s games Boys’ basketball Superior Central at Gwinn, 7:30 C-Nadeau Holiday tournament Escanaba vs. Milwaukee Young Coggs Prep, 6:15 Menominee vs C-Nadeau, 7:45 Friday’s games Wrestling Munising Super Duals, 11 a.m. Boys’ basketball Negaunee at Manistique, ...

Briefs

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Men’s basketball tourney at C-N CARNEY — The 31st Carney-Nadeau men’s basketball tournament will be held Jan. 19-20 at the high school gym, with three divisions, classes A, B and C & D. Placement in A & B will be determined by first-round outcomes, with the winning going to ...

Bucks show they belong

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NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was so eager to make a rim-rocking Christmas debut that he overshot the basket on his first attempt, a dunk from one side that ended with the ball all the way in the opposite corner. “I was so excited that I went a little bit too high and I thought ...

Rudolph shines for Minnesota

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The passing attack for Minnesota has largely been fueled this season by Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs, who have flourished into one of the NFL’s most productive and versatile wide receiver tandems. Kyle Rudolph has again been in mostly a supporting role, often asked to ...

Lions lose and get Christmas break

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DETROIT (AP) - Coach Matt Patricia couldn’t deliver a playoff berth in his first season with the Detroit Lions, but he gave his players the next best thing on Monday. A day off. It was Victory Monday without the victory in Allen Park, as the players didn’t have organized meetings the ...

Williams gives Packers quality punch running the football

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GREEN BAY (AP) — Whether it was running through safety Darryl Roberts to start the game or breaking Pro Bowl safety Jamal Adams’ tackle attempt to score a touchdown, Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams had the best game of his career in Sunday’s victory at the Jets. Williams ...

Prep schedule

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Thursday’s games Boys’ basketball Superior Central at Gwinn, 7:30 C-Nadeau Holiday tournament Escanaba vs. Milwaukee Young Coggs, 6:15 Menominee vs. C-Nadeau, 7:45

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Esky bowlers sweep ESCANABA — The Escanaba High School bowling team swept all four matches Saturday, running its combined record to 14-2. The varsity girls beat Westwood 39-1 as Dakota Cloutier led the way with a 222 game and 576 series. Esky is 4-0. The Boys A team beat Menominee ...

A shining effort

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers refused to sit this one out, even with the playoffs out of the question. And he willed the Green Bay Packers from setting some dubious franchise history. A banged-up Rodgers threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 6:23 left in ...

Hail Marys lift Vikes

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DETROIT (AP) — Looks like the Minnesota Vikings have a feel for desperation. And desperation pass plays. Kirk Cousins took a shotgun snap, rolled slightly to his right, stepped up and heaved a pass from near midfield into the end zone. Kyle Rudolph leaped to make a go-ahead touchdown ...

Flopping Lions secure last place finish

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DETROIT (AP) — The collapse of the Detroit Lions is essentially complete. There’s still one more game to go, but the Lions are now assured of their first last-place finish since 2012 after a 27-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Detroit actually dominated the first 25 minutes or ...

Hawks tip Pistons

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ADETROIT (AP) — Alex Len had 15 points and a season-high 17 rebounds, Vince Carter had a season-best 18 points, and the Atlanta Hawks held off the Detroit Pistons 98-95 on Sunday. The Hawks won their third straight and improved to 9-23. Kent Bazemore scored 13 points, and Trae Young had ...

Jets soar after halftime break

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POWERS — Sometimes a good pep talk can light a fire under a team when they need one, which was certainly the case for the North Central boys’ basketball team here Thursday. After scoring just nine points in the first half, the Jets erupted for 44 second half points to come from behind and ...