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41 North Film Festival Begins Today

Award-winning films and film makers will take the stage at the 41 North Film Festival on the campus of Michigan Technological University, Thursday through Sunday (Nov. 3-6).  Formerly known as the Northern Lights Film Festival, the 41 North Film Festival showcases award-winning independent films from throughout the region, country and …

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Concert Celebrates Women Composers Working Today

HOUGHTON, MI, August 24, 2016 – Did you know that Michigan Tech recently celebrated the fact that 29% of students are now women, the highest percentage in the history of the university? That we have a resident woman composer, Dr. Elizabeth (Libby) Meyer currently working, writing and teaching music, in …

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Proposals Sought To Fight Food Insecurity

The numbers are staggering: Over half of the people receiving food from the local food bank are from working families; about 18 percent of them are elderly; 60 percent of the children in the region qualify for free or reduced meals; and 35 percent of local kids are either overweight …

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Family Protests Over Leah Harding Search Effort

The search continues for Leah Harding…or does it? The South Range woman was 31-years old when she went missing in April of 2015. Friends and family of Leah gathered outside the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday to bring attention to what they feel is a lack of interest in finding …

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Joint Project In Ontonagon County Grows Trees For The Future

A cooperative seed collection effort in Ontonagon County will produce trees to be grown at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in the western Upper Peninsula –Michigan’s largest state park. Recently, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Ontonagon Area School agriculture class and White Pine Electric volunteers gathered on a beautiful …

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Body Of Missing Woman Found In Alger County

Authorities have located the body of a missing downstate woman in Alger County. Sarah Krebs with the Michigan State Police says the body of Malvika Deshmukh was found Saturday. Krebs said Deshmukh’s body was located near her vehicle, which police found near the North Country Trail off Rock River Road. …

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