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Houghton Schools Pursue Safer Approach Routes

The Houghton-Portage Township School District is looking for ways to make it safer for students who walk and bike to school. Officials are collaborating with the city of Houghton in a Safe Routes to School project. Richelle Winkler from the project team says there’s government cash available… The project team …

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SCOTUS Overturns Michigan Gerrymandering Order

A federal appeals court order that some of Michigan’s legislative districts be redrawn has been overturned by the United States Supreme Court. Writing for the 5-4 majority, Chief Justice John Roberts didn’t clear Michigan Republicans of unfairly setting the boundaries of nearly three dozen districts to give their party the …

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Return North Sign-up Underway

Companies that are looking to hire can now sign up for the MTEC SmartZone’s Return North event. Return North is designed to showcase professional employment opportunities to lure former Copper Country residents back to the region. It will be held November 29th from 3:00 until 5:00 at the Continental Fire …

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Keweenaw County Seeks Public Advice on Development

Keweenaw County is looking for some direction from residents for its economic development efforts. Economic Development Committee Chair Todd Holmstrom says his group has been investigating opportunities for a year. They’ve identified some, but would like to know which ones citizens would be most likely to support. To that end, …

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Flags at Half Staff as Milliken Mourned

Flags at Michigan state facilities will remain at half staff through November 1st in honor of the late former Governor William Milliken. Governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered that the observance run 14 days – one day for each year Milliken served as governor. Milliken passed away Friday at his home in …

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NMU Sets Up Alumni Network

Northern Michigan University wants its graduates to be able to provide more help to its students. The new Alumni Resource Network is a joint effort by the Career Services and Alumni Relations offices. The goal is to put students in touch with professionals who can answer questions and provide advice …

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Packers Romp, Lions Fall – Monday Sports Wrap

High School In high school volleyball tonight… – Dollar Bay-Tamarack City visits Ewen-Trout Creek. – Jeffers welcomes Wakefield-Marenisco. Finlandia The Finlandia women’s soccer team lost 7-0 at Olivet College yesterday. The Lions men’s soccer team wraps up its regular season at Crown College this afternoon. GLIAC The Huskies soccer team …

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Chassell, Hancock Girls Repeat as U.P. XC Champs

High School In high school football yesterday, Lake Linden-Hubbell turned in an impressive 42-0 rout of Bark River-Harris. The Lakes scored on their first three possessions. Carter Crouch hit Cole Gregoire for a 29-yard touchdown pass, then ran 79 yards for their second score. After the Broncos fumbled the ensuing …

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