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Calumet Blasts Hancock – Saturday Sports Wrap

High School Jonah Dowd scores for the Purple Hornets. In high school football last night… – Calumet crushed Hancock 42-6. Dryden Nelson and Nick Djerf each scored twice for the Copper Kings, and Scott Loukus threw two touchdown passes. – Houghton lost at Negaunee 35-0. – L’Anse fell to Iron Mountain 51-6. …

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Unique “Rock” Concert Tonight

You’ve probably been to a rock concert. But, have you ever been to a concert about rocks? You have that opportunity tonight. The Michigan Tech Fine Arts Department has put together a unique program featuring music about rocks, and even rocks, themselves. After a debut last night at the Rozsa …

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Local GM Dealers Hope for Strike Resolution

United Auto Workers will be voting over the next week on the proposed new contract with General Motors. The end of the walkout can’t come fast enough for GM dealers across the country. In Houghton, though, Keweenaw Chevrolet General Manager Brandon Schlief says some new cars continue to arrive… Schlief …

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Ontonagon Man Hurt in Single-Vehicle Crash

An Ontonagon man was hurt when his vehicle ran off Lake Shore Drive just after noon yesterday. Ontonagon County sheriff’s deputies say David Tucker couldn’t remember how he crossed the centerline and wound up in a ditch just west of Slachta Road. He said he may have fallen asleep. Tucker …

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LSPR to Cause Road Closings

This weekend’s Lake Superior Performance Rally will cause some road closures around the region. Only one of those will affect downtown Houghton. That will be the ceremonial closing stage tomorrow afternoon… Houghton police Lieutenant Nick Roberts says officers will be in place to facilitate shopping at lower level businesses affected …

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MTU Introduces College of Computing

Michigan Tech’s public introduction to its new College of Computing wrapped up yesterday, with an exhibition and series of presentations at the Rozsa Center. Technology on display included a robotic arm and a virtual reality computer keyboard designed by Tech students. But… after offering computer classes for a half-century… why …

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Counseling Bill Breezes Through State Senate

Michigan’s 10,000 Licensed Professional Counselors will be able to continue their practices under legislation that unanimously passed the Michigan Senate yesterday. The measure to assure that LPCs would be able to continue to counsel patients had unanimously passed a House vote last week. At issue were new guidelines from the …

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