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Dianda Sponsors Bill Creating STEM Grant Program for Veterans

LANSING — State Representative Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) introduced House Bill 5161 recently that would establish the Battlefield to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Educational Grant Program for Michigan veterans who are enrolled in STEM degree programs at Michigan’s public community colleges and universities. “According to the most recent federal statistics, …

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VB Wins for Calumet, Houghton – Wednesday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue highlights for additional details. High School In high school volleyball last night… – Calumet swept Hancock 3-0 (25-11, 25-10, 25-20). Leah Bjorn led the Copper Kings with 16 kills. Amber Johnson had 14 digs. – Houghton blanked West Iron County 3-0. – Dollar Bay-Tamarack City v …

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Twardzik, Brockhagen Lead WestPAC Football All Stars

Calumet High School lineman Cooper Twardzik was named WestPAC Defensive Player of the Year this afternoon. Running back Jayce Brockhagen of West Iron County was named the league’s Offensive Player of the Year. Joining Brockhagen on the First Team Offense are: Quarterback Colton Salani, Hancock Running Back Scott Subert, Hurley …

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CLK Elementary School Teacher Among Those Honored Helping The Environment

CLK School’s Barb Kinnunen-Skidmore was among the teachers honored at the annual conference for the Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor Education earlier this month. Kinnunen-Skidmore is an early childhood specialist at CLK Elementary in Calumet. Regardless of the season, Kinnunen-Skidmore believes students, especially kindergarteners, should be outside – never …

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Alumni Couple Donate $1 Million For New MTU Building

Alumni and long-time donors Richard and Joyce Ten Haken are donating $1 million toward a new School of Business and Economics building project at Michigan Technological University. They have also announced plans to give another multi-million dollar gift through their estate, to support SBE infrastructure, faculty and students. “A building …

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Human Services EXPO Today At Copper Country Mall

HOUGHTON, Mich. – More than 20 organizations are coming together in the Copper Country Mall commons area to share information with residents about important services and resources available locally. The local Human Services EXPO takes place at the mall in Houghton on Tuesday, Oct. 24, from noon until 2 p.m. …

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L’Anse Takes VB “Battle of Bay” – Tuesday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue highlights for additional details. High School In high school volleyball last night, L’Anse dropped the first set, but came back to beat Baraga 3-1 (16-25, 25-16, 25-22, 26-24). Tonight… – Houghton entertains West Iron County. – Hancock plays at Calumet. – Dollar Bay-Tamarack City hosts Bessemer. …

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Prichard-Kaltak Take Lake Superior Performance Rally

The streets of downtown Houghton were filled with thousands of spectators over the weekend who came from miles around to witness one of the Upper Peninsula’s favorite motor sporting events–The Lake Superior Performance Rally. Father/Daughter Team Eric and Camille Carlson describe how they got involved in rally racing. Eric said, …

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