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MTU President Testifies Before House Subcommittee

Michigan Technological University President Glenn D. Mroz testified before the Michigan House Appropriations Subcommittee for Higher Education Thursday. Among his topics were: The upward mobility of Michigan Tech graduates. “The chance of a student moving from the bottom 20 percent of household income to the top 20 percent of household …

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U.P. Deer Hunting Restrictions Expected To Continue

When the seven commissioners of the Natural Resources Commission meet in April, they will discuss the growth of the U.P. antlerless deer population. Two of the seven NRC commissioners are from the Upper Peninsula. John Matonich is from Bessemer and J.R. Richardson is from Ontonagon. Both men have been closely …

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Four Arrested In Lake Linden Heroin Bust

Four people are in custody following a drug bust in Houghton County Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team conducted an investigation that led to the arrest Thursday of the four suspects related to the delivery of heroin and firearm violations. Over the past several weeks, UPSET Detectives have …

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Michigan Tech To Celebrate World Water Day

Water is the earth’s most precious resource and there’s no place with as much fresh water as the Great Lakes region. But threats to our water abound.  World Water Day—being celebrated at Michigan Tech and around the world on March 22nd—will show ways how we can make the most of …

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Calumet Looks To Stabilize Old Railroad Depot

The historic buildings in Calumet all tell a story, and most of those stories began t the old railroad depot, built in 1909. The last train departed from the station in 1968 and the building has fallen into disrepair ever since. Calumet Township recently purchased the building for $40,000 to …

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Calumet’s Postives Highlighted At Community Meeting

Moving forward while preserving the past–that’s the goal of community leaders working on the revitalization of Calumet. The public heard an update on those efforts at a community meeting Wednesday. Main Street Calumet Executive Director Leah Polzien said there was a positive tone to the night’s message. Highlights of the …

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