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Cold Temps Freeze Snow Statue Building

Even with school closed the last two days, students at Michigan Tech are feeling the strain of crunch time.  Usually that feeling is reserved for end-of-semester exams, however with the current effects of the polar vortex, the University has ordered that all snow statue building come to a stop until …

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Calumet Boys, Girls Earn Hoops Wins – Friday Sports Wrap

High School In high school boys basketball last night… – Calumet edged Houghton 46-45. Matt Ojala scored 27 for the Copper Kings. – Dollar Bay-Tamarack City v Watersmeet – no report. – Ontonagon v Wakefield-Marenisco – no report. In boys action this evening… – Hancock entertains L’Anse. – Lake Linden-Hubbell …

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Cold Temperatures Contributing To Blood Shortage

The recent cold snap is also contributing to a blood shortage in the Upper Peninsula.  The UPHS Regional Blood Center says there is an immediate need for all blood types. Dana Langsford of the UPHS Regional Blood Center says the cold weather has caused local blood drives to be cancelled. …

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Winter Carnival Queen Coronation Is Saturday

Brains and beauty–with a healthy heaping of talent–will all be on display on the stage this Saturday night at the Rozsa Center as the major Winter Carnival events begin with the Queen’s Coronation.  The theme of this year’s carnival is “Years of  Innovation STEM from this Snowy Situation!” Michigan Tech’s …

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Family Fun Day Wraps Up Heikinpäivä Friday Night

As this winter’s coldest stretch of weather so far comes to a close, celebrating the season may be the last thing on people’s minds but the grand finale of Heikinpäivä takes place Friday night. The Family Fun Day closes out the near month-long festival at the Finnish American Heritage Center …

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DNR Continues Campaign On Excessive Snowmobile Noise

Subzero temperatures may be keeping snowmobile riders indoors during the current state of emergency, however in the next couple of days temperatures are expected to rise into the double digits and as many head back out on the trails, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reminding riders to abide …

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