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Hancock Man Sentenced On Drug Charge

A Hancock man will spend the next month in jail for a drug charge. 30-year-old Andrew Rohrer was sentenced Tuesday to 60 days in the Houghton County Jail for possession of a controlled substance. Rohrer was allegedly attacked by 28-year-old Joseph Schreiber in June 2016 when the two met to …

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Middle School Girls Get WISE At MTU

Careers in engineering may currently be male dominated, but that is changing. Middle school girls were shown how they can pursue an education in the STEM fields on the campus of Michigan Tech. 260 7th and 8th graders from 14 schools came out for Get WISE—Women in Science and Engineering. …

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WestPAC Girls Hoops All-Stars Named

Calumet senior center Hailey Wickstrom has been named the 2016-2017 WestPAC Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Houghton’s Julie Filpus was named Coach of the Year. Members of the All-Conference Teams were announced this morning. FIRST TEAM – Bailey Froberg, L’Anse senior guard – Emmy Kinner, West Iron County senior …

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KHF Donates New Defibrillator For Hancock Fire Department

The Hancock Volunteer Fire Department has a new piece of life-saving technology thanks to a donation from the Keweenaw Health Foundation. Keweenaw Health Foundation Executive Director Ed Jenich presented a new portable automatic external defibrillator to Second Assistant Fire Chief Neil Ahola on Thursday, February 16th at the fire department …

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Court To Hear Motions In Yik Yak Lawsuit

A motions hearing is scheduled for today in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids concerning Michigan Tech’s decision to dismiss a student last year for a post on a social media site. Norway, MI resident Matthew Schultz was a student at Michigan Tech until he was expelled for a post …

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DNR Partners With Sheriff’s Deputies To Patrol Snowmobile Noise Complaints In The City of Houghton

Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers teamed up with deputies from the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office to address several recent loud noise complaints in the City of Houghton. The group sound enforcement patrol was conducted Feb. 11 along Trail No. 3 at Kestner Waterfront Park. “We were targeting snowmobile …

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