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Lawsuit Against Michigan Tech Moved To Marquette

The lawsuit involving a former Michigan Tech University student and his former school may be decided in Marquette next month. Norway resident Matthew Schultz is suing the school for expelling him last year for a social media post, that appears to have been altered by another party to read a …

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Highland Copper Exploration Interrupted At Porcupine Mountains

After drilling four core holes, Highland Copper has interrupted its winter exploration on a 1-mile-square section of state-managed property at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park due to unseasonably warm weather. A permit issued to the company by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources stipulates that exploration take place only on frozen …

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Young Girls To Take Part In Engineering Exploration Day

Middle and High School girls will take part in Engineering Exploration Day tomorrow at Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center. The students will hear a presentation by 1st year Engineering Fundamentals instructor Amy Monte on MTU’s 1st Year College Engineering Curriculum and a presentation called The Personal (and Other) Rewards …

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New CEO Takes Over At Highland Copper

LONGUEUIL, CANADA–(Marketwired – Feb. 22, 2017) – Highland Copper Company Inc. (TSX VENTURE:HI) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, Mr. Denis Miville-Deschênes has joined the Company as President and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Miville-Deschênes is a mining engineer …

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Support Dial Help At Packers Tailgate Tour

There’s no doubt the Copper Country is also Packer Country, with thousands of dedicated fans of the Green Bay Packers. Though not everyone is a fan, everyone can agree that Dial Help provides an essential service to local residents. The upcoming Packer Tailgate Tour will benefit Dial Help when it …

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Houghton Eyeing Grants For City Projects

There may be a buyer for the old depot building on the Houghton waterfront. Houghton City Manage Eric Waara informed the city council at their regular meeting Wednesday that the property owners have an offer for the purchase of the former Aspirus Medical Arts building. The offer is contingent on …

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Why Camp Kitwen Is Not An Option

What can be done about the overcrowding at the Houghton County Jail? In accordance with the Michigan Jail Overcrowding Emergency Powers Act, Sheriff Brian McLean notified county officials that the jail has been at or over 100 percent capacity for about a month. There are currently 31 inmates at the …

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