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Keweenaw National Historical Park Seeks Public Input on Draft Accessibility Self Evaluation and Transition Plan

The following press release was issued by the Keweenaw National Historical Park: Calumet, MI – As part of a planning process Keweenaw National Historical Park is seeking public input about a Draft Accessibility Self Evaluation and Transition Plan through July 11, 2019. An interdisciplinary team of National Park Service employees …

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MTEC Certifies Three GrowthWheel Business Advisors

The following press release was issued by MTEC Smartzone: HOUGHTON, MI – June 19, 2019 – MTEC SmartZone (MTEC) announces that three of their team members are now certified GrowthWheel® Business Advisors. GrowthWheel® is a visual toolbox and cloud-based platform used by business advisors to help client companies make decisions …

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Giving Day Continues At Finlandia

Finlandia’s inaugural Giving Day is in full swing, featuring events online and on campus while raising money for college textbooks. Coordinator of External Relations Olivia Myers says there are a number of other ways alumni can give back.  “Such as the Alumni Mentor Program, the Alumni Advocates Program, or being …

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Hancock Public Library Growing Under New Management

The Hancock Public Library is showing significant improvements under the management of their partners across the canal. Portage Lake District Library Director Dillon Geshel gave an update to the Hancock City Council at their regular meeting Wednesday. The PLDL has been overseeing the public library within the Hancock Public Schools …

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Hancock Mayor Resigns Due To Poor Health

Hancock Mayor John Haeussler is stepping down. Mayor Haeussler announced his resignation due to health reasons at the city council’s regular meeting Wednesday. He has served as a member of the council for a total of six years, in addition to work on several city commissions, including cemetery and recreation. …

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NMLB Claims Fast Pitch Sweep – Thursday Sports Wrap

Fast Pitch Softball In Copper Country Fast Pitch Softball action last night, Northern Michigan Land Brokers earned two victories over Crush/Diamond House/Baby E’s, 12-3 and 11-9. Mel Baker was the winning pitcher in the first game, with relief help from Isabelle Cleary. Anna Gaffney hit an out-of-the park home run, …

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Summer Science Camps Underway at Michigan Tech

Session 2 of Michigan Tech’s Summer Science Camp is underway. This week, younger students entering Grades 1-2, are Making & Tinkering in Nature at Nara Nature Park. Older students, entering grades 3-5, are conducting hands-on explorations to investigate how scientists and engineers use cutting edge technology, such as thermal imaging …

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Year-long Cooling Trend Continues

Below average temperatures continue across the state, leading to cooler water temperatures here in the Upper Peninsula. The National Weather Service in Marquette says a lack of sunshine statewide has been making an impact. “If we look right now, obviously it has been cool since we came through the spring …

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Tigers Edge Pirates – Wednesday Sports Wrap

Twilight League Baseball In Copper Country Twilight League baseball last evening… – Garnet Garage v Dean Kangas-State Farm – no report. – REL-Mohawk Technology defeated Superior National Bank-Stanton 9-3. Fast Pitch Softball In Copper Country Fast Pitch Softball action tonight, Northern Michigan Land Brokers will play Crush/Diamond House/Baby E’s at …

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