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Tigers Outslug White Sox – Friday Sports Wrap

MLB The Detroit Tigers snapped their five-game losing streak with a 9-7 victory over the Chicago White Sox yesterday. The game was a see-saw battle. The Sox tied it in the top of the eighth on a two-run homer by Welington Castillo off Victor Alcántara. Sacrifice flies by Nicholas Castellanos …

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20th Annual Education Awards Presented

This year’s Education Leadership Award recipient is Copper Country Intermediate School District Administrative Assistant Peggy Myllyoja. Myllyoja was honored at Wednesday’s 20th Annual Education Awards Dinner at the Magnuson Franklin Square Inn in Houghton, hosted by the Copper Country Association of School Boards. Over 120 students, parents, school personnel and …

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L’Anse Company Expanding & Adding Jobs

A business in L’Anse is expanding and bringing more jobs to the area. CertainTeed Ceilings Corporation was founded in 1904 as the General Roofing Manufacturing Company.  Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products. The company plans to expand its ceilings manufacturing facility in …

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Baraga Resident Appointed To NMU Board

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appointed Baraga resident Bridget Summers to the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees. “I’m focused on improving education for all Michigan students. Bridget Summers shares that focus,” Whitmer said. “Bridget brings experience and expertise to Northern Michigan University and I’m excited to work with the board towards …

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Flags Lowered At NMU

The Northern Michigan University flag was lowered Wednesday to half-staff in honor of the passing of NMU student Keara Bullen who passed away Sunday, April 14 as a result of an auto accident while downstate in Bingham Township. 19-year-old Keara was a freshman majoring in marketing and was from Mason …

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CCISD Receives “Gold Level” Rating From State

The Copper Country Intermediate School District (CCISD) is being recognized for its implementation of a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS). Superintendent George Stockero shared the news with the CCISD Board of Education at its regular meeting on Tuesday. MTSS efforts focus on getting best practices in education in place for …

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