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Cultural Diversity On Parade

The population of the Copper Country is full of cultural and ethnic diversity, and nothing puts that diversity on display better than the Parade of Nations. The 27th annual event was held Saturday in Houghton and Hancock, featuring over 60 nations.   Michigan Tech grad student Akram Faridi is from …

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UPPCO Rates Going Up, Not Down

Marquette – Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) issued the following statement: The Michigan Public Service Commission has corrected some facts in a recent press release regarding UPPCO rates. The new MPSC press release includes information correctly noting that residential customers using 500 kilowatt-hours of electricity a month will see an increase …

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Packers, Lions Struggle – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school cross country today, local teams will run at the Dollar Bay Invitational at the Chassell Trails. MTU The MTU women’s tennis team completed a weekend sweep with a 6-3 win over Walsh yesterday morning. Finlandia The Finlandia …

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Search For Missing Boaters

UPDATE–The Canadian Coast Guard is providing assistance to the U.S. Coast Guard, Michigan State Police, Michigan DNR, along with local sheriff and fire departments in the effort to find three missing boaters. Authorities are looking near the town of Gay to the Keweenaw Bay, down to Baraga and even as …

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Mobile Voter Registration Drive At Michigan Tech

The Secretary of State’s Mobile Office will be making a stop in Houghton on Monday. The Mobile Office will visit the campus of Michigan Tech to offer voter registration and other services to students, staff and area residents. Tech is one of three U.P. universities the mobile office is visiting …

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