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1 Million Cups Of Coffee & A Pair Of New Businesses

What does employee tracking software have in common with iconic Upper Peninsula art?   The answer is coffee—a million cups of it to be exact. The January 1 Million Cups meeting was held Wednesday, where business professionals offered their input and expertise to up-and-comers in the local marketplace.  Speakers discussed productivity …

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Group Meeting To Discuss Climate Change Solutions

The Citizen’s Climate Lobby is a non-partisan climate action group focused on positive solutions. They are inviting everyone to their monthly chapter meeting on January 15th from 5:30-7pm at the Portage Lake District Library. The group will join a brief video talk by journalist Amanda Ripley, who focuses on clear, …

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Gremlins, Bulldogs Earn Hockey Wins – Wednesday Sports Wrap

High School In high school hockey last night… – Hancock blanked Kingsford 2-0. – Houghton routed Negaunee 8-1. In girls basketball last night… – Jeffers defeated Houghton 49-41. – L’Anse downed Hancock 41-32. – Calumet stopped Ontonagon 44-36. Ava Anderson and Celia Kiilunen each scored 10 for the Copper Kings. …

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New Music for a New Year: Music From The North Woods

A Festival Series of Three Unique Concerts of New Music Tuesday, January 8, 2019 – Houghton, MI—Michigan Tech’s Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, and Libby Meyer, Lecturer, Visual and Performing Arts and Director, Music Composition Program, are pleased to present a festival series …

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Michigan Tech’s Sled Dog Team Ready To Compete

Michigan Tech is featuring real huskies for the first time in school history in a competitive sled dog team. The Mushing Club of Michigan Tech was formed in 2018 by students Adam Schmidt and Claire Hendricks and is the only known college mushing organization. The group works with local musher …

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