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Midyear Commencement at Michigan Tech Saturday

More than 325 bachelor’s, master’s and PhD recipients are expected to attend Midyear Commencement at Michigan Technological University. Ceremonies will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 15) in the Wood Gym of the Student Development Complex on the Houghton Campus. Terry Woychowski will deliver the commencement address. Woychowski, who …

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UPSET West Needs Community Support To Continue

Should the work of the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team continue in the western UP? UPSET West was started in 2016 through a three-year pledge from the Portage Health Foundation and is further supported from contributions from local municipalities and other organizations. Houghton Police Chief John Donnelly says the team …

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New Admissions Deferment Lifted For Medical Care Facility

Veterans Affairs has lifted a deferment against the Houghton County Medical Care Facility. Facility Administrator Kim Salmi received word Wednesday from the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain that the deferment was lifted following discussions last week between the two organizations. A press release from the Medical …

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