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Michigan Tech’s Board Of Trustees Meets

Michigan Tech’s tuition will go up 3% for in state students, and approximately 3.8% for out of state students. The news came from their monthly Board of Trustees meeting yesterday. The Board also approved a balanced budget for the 2021 fiscal year. There will be an $18 million deficit, due …

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Hancock Approves Marijuana Ordinanace

The City of Hancock’s application to take part in the national flood insurance program, has been approved, in a letter from FEMA. This was announced last night, during Hancock’s City Council Meeting. Acting City Manager Mary Babcock gave updates. The city campground hopes to open on June 15th, provided Governor …

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Isle Royale Delays Opening Again

Keeping in line with guidelines set forth by the White House, CDC and State of Michigan, Isle Royale National Park has delayed their seasonal opening until further notice. Ferry service for Ranger III, Voyageur II, Sea Hunter III and Royal Queen IV will not be running this year. The Rock …

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State of Emergency In Midland Due To Flooding

A State of Emergency has been declared in Midland County, as two dams breached, due to excessive flooding, brought on by recent heavy rainfall. First responders, including the Michigan National Guard and Michigan State Police are assisting with evacuation efforts. Head of the State’s Emergency Operations Center Capt. Kevin Sweeney, …

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Calumet Graduating Class Parade This Friday

You’re invited to join Calumet’s Class of 2020 during their honorary parade, this Friday at 6pm. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the school year was cut short, and all K-12 schools in Michigan were shut down in mid-March. The parade is a great opportunity to come together and show our …

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Markham Memorial Run Postponed – Wednesday Sports Wrap

Running The Thatcher Markham Memorial Run has been postponed. The run debuted last summer, as part of Bridgefest. When this year’s Bridgefest celebration was canceled, organizers hoped that they might still be able to hold the event as scheduled on June 19th. Now, despite an easing of COVID-19 restrictions, they …

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