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14 Local Students Win Portage Health Foundation Making a Difference Scholarships to Michigan Tech

Four students who are entering Michigan Technological University this fall to pursue health-related careers have received $8,000 Making a Difference scholarships from the Portage Health Foundation.  Another 10 entering first-year students received $1,000 awards. The $8,000 scholarships went to: Peter Alger, Houghton, computer engineering. Alexa Destrampe, Lake Linden, exercise science. Hannah …

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Dianda Announces State Senate Candidacy

HOUGHTON — State Representative Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) announced his candidacy for Michigan’s 38th State Senate District today amongst supporters across the Upper Peninsula.  Dianda toured the U.P. making stops in Houghton, Marquette, Escanaba, Iron Mountain, Crystal Falls and Bessemer. “I’m running to be your next State Senator because the status …

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Ice Breaking Operations Begin In The Keweenaw

Starting today, the United States Coast Guard will be conducting ice breaking operations in the Keweenaw Waterway. The cutter will make its way from the east and enter at Keweenaw Bay, then continue west through Portage Lake before returning to the open waters of Lake Superior. Coast Guard officials are …

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Yooper Relief Convoy Delivers!

The Yooper Relief Convoy is a success. Seven truckloads of hay and a 30 foot stock trailer of supplies departed Friday from Settlers Co-Op in Bruce Crossing, bringing the relief supplies to Oklahoma to help victims of wildfires in that part of the country. Several updates on their Facebook page …

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Tigers, Brewers Open Today – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the bold scores for more details. MLB The Detroit Tigers open their 2017 season this afternoon against the White Sox in Chicago. Justin Verlander will start against José Quintana. Pregame coverage will begin at 3:45 on AM 1400 and FM 99.3, WCCY. The Milwaukee Brewers open the regular …

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Redmond Leaves Huskies – Saturday Sports Wrap

Click on the bold scores for more details. GLHL The Calumet Wolverines were eliminated from the Great Lakes Hockey League tournament Friday, falling 11-4 to the Marquette Mutineers and 8-1 to the Fond du Lac Bears in pool play. The Portage Lake Pioneers dropped their first pool game Friday, 5-4 …

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