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U.P. Gasoline Prices Fall Slightly

Gasoline prices slipped slightly over the past week in our region. The AAA Michigan survey puts the average price of a gallon of unleaded regular at $2.50 in the Marquette metro area this morning. That’s a penny lower than a week ago, seven cents higher than a month ago, and …

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MTU Celebrates Mid-Year Graduation

Michigan Tech’s mid-year graduates received their diplomas Saturday. Student speaker Victoria Quinde Serrano lauded the quality of her classmates… Quinde Serrano outlined how tennis brought her to Michigan Tech from her native Ecuador. She was a three-time captain of the women’s team. Alumna Jennifer (Fuller) Julien told the graduates that …

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U.P. Celebrates 183rd “Birthday”

The Upper Peninsula celebrated its nominal 183rd birthday Saturday. On December 14th, 1836, Michigan territorial leaders meeting at Ann Arbor agreed to accept the compromise in which Michigan gained the Upper Peninsula, and gave up claims to the Toledo Strip. The meeting on a frigid day in a poorly heated …

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NMU to Establish Rural Health Center

Northern Michigan University will establish a new center dedicated to rural health services. The Board of Trustees approved the move Friday. The Northern Michigan Center for Rural Health will be affiliated with the Michigan Center for Rural Health. It will be based on campus, with some programs delivered using distance …

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Tech Women’s Hoops Smothers NMU, Men Fall on Buzzer-Beater – Monday Sports Wrap

High School In high school boys basketball tonight… – Calumet hosts Ewen-Trout Creek. – Hancock travels to Westwood. – Dollar Bay-Tamarack City visits Bessemer. – Jeffers journeys to Wakefield-Marenisco. – Chassell welcomes Ontonagon. – Baraga entertains Watersmeet. – L’Anse tips off at Republic-Michigamme. In girls action tonight… – Houghton plays …

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Incumbents Returned in KBIC Election

All of the incumbents running in Saturday’s Keweenaw Bay Indian Community election have been returned to their jobs. Unofficial results released by the Tribal government show that Gary Loonsfoot, Jr., easily won reelection in the L’Anse District with 307 votes. Former council member Eddy Edwards won the other available L’Anse …

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