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Finlandia Adopts New Learning Management System

Finlandia University has adopted a new online learning system for the upcoming 2019-20 school year.  The learning management platform Canvas is expected to help streamline the learning and grading process. “The new Canvas classrooms will provide students with the technology that is needed for learning to come alive, no matter …

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Baraga County Fair Begins Today

The Baraga County Fair gets underway today for three days of country fun and fare at the fairgrounds in Pelkie. The public is welcome to come and enjoy the animals, competitions, carnival rides, and entertainment today through Sunday. Highlights include the Baraga County Queen competition, the exhibit hall, and the …

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Pine Ridge Apartment Residents Remain Displaced

Marquette city officials continue to evaluate the condition of the Pine Ridge apartment building, which was damaged by a fire earlier this week. Meanwhile, many residents of the building continue to be sheltered at the Superior Dome on the campus of Northern Michigan University. Because of the extensive damage done …

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Former Marquette Hospital Site Buyer Pulls Out Of Deal

The buyer for the former Marquette General Hospital campus is pulling out of the deal. Veridea Group entered into a purchase and sale agreement last November with a subsidiary of LifePoint Health to acquire the 21-acre site.  That agreement was subject to satisfactory due diligence results and certain other conditions …

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Brewers Lose Late – Friday Sports Wrap

MLB The Detroit Tigers had yesterday off, and begin a series against the Rangers in Texas tonight. Tyler Alexander will pitch against Lance Lynn. Pregame coverage starts at 7:40 on 99.3 The Lift. New Tigers outfielder Travis Demeritte is expected to make his debut in tonight’s game. Demeritte was one …

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Michigan Tech Archivist Elected To National Board

An archivist at Michigan Tech will now serve as the incoming Vice Chair/Chair-Elect to the Oral History Section Steering Committee for the Society of American Archivists. MTU’s Lindsay Hiltunen was appointed to the position and will serve a three year term. Hiltunen has been an active member of SAA for …

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Tigers Trade Greene, Castellanos – Thursday Sports Wrap

MLB The Detroit Tigers said “goodbye” to veteran outfielder Nicholas Castellanos and closer Shane Greene yesterday. Greene went to the Atlanta Braves, in exchange for two prospects. Pitcher Joey Wentz was Atlanta’s seventh-rated prospect, and is expected to join the rotation at Double-A Erie. Outfielder Travis Demeritte hit 20 home …

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