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NMU Adds Scholarships for U.P. Students

Northern Michigan University has introduced two new scholarship programs designed to help Upper Peninsula students. Both were approved yesterday by the Board of Trustees. The Transfer UP-Winter Awards will provide up to $1,000 for transfer students who wish to enroll for the first time at NMU for the Winter 2021 …

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CLK Board Approves Personnel Changes

The CLK Board of Education made several personnel moves at its meeting this week. Building supervisor Dan LaVergne is retiring. Instructional Coach and District Technology Director Nora Laho has resigned. The board approved a leave of absence for Laurie Rule through the end of the 2020-2021 school year. The board …

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LaBine Continues as Hancock Mayor

Paul LaBine will continue to serve as mayor of Hancock. LaBine was elected on a 6-1 vote at that city council’s organizational meeting last night. Former mayor John Haeussler will serve as mayor pro-tem, replacing former mayor pro-tem Will Lytle on a 4-3 vote. The Hancock council conducted no other …

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Students Honor Vets Remotely

COVID-19 prevented some of our local schools from holding in-person Veterans Day programs yesterday, but that didn’t stop some from paying tribute. Several schools saluted veterans via video programs. At Houghton High School, the band played patriotic music, and the colors were presented by a JROTC color guard. JROTC members …

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Food Bank Visits Baraga Today

The Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Food Pantry returns to the Copper Country today. Distribution begins at 4:00 at the Baraga School. The pantry will provide a variety of foods, including fresh produce and dairy items to approximately 300 families in a drive-through format. Attendees will not have to show …

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GLIAC Sets Revised Sports Seasons – Thursday Sports Wrap

High School The high school volleyball tournament regional championship games will be played tonight…• In Division Three, Calumet will face Charlevoix at 6:00 in Manistique. • In Division Four, Chassell will play Carney-Nadeau at 7:00 Eastern Time at Forest Park. Our coverage will begin at 6:40 on KBear 102.3. MTU …

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