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Local students to compete in CTE Skills Challenges

High School students from across the Upper Peninsula will be competing in the 2019 UP CTE Skills Challenge this Friday. Five competitions based on skills learned in Career and Technical Education classes will be held at Northern Michigan University beginning with the 13th Annual Upper Peninsula High School Construction Skills …

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Aspirus Named 15 Top Health System For 2nd Straight Year

The following press release was issued by Aspirus: WAUSAU, Wis. – Aspirus has been named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by IBM Watson HealthTM. The award spotlights the best-performing health systems in the U.S., based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction metrics and data. …

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Sisu Shuffle Taking Place Saturday

Sisu is often defined as rugged perseverance–and that’s what it takes to get through a Copper Country winter. So to celebrate the coming of spring, the public is invited to take part in the Sisu Shuffle, hosted by UP Health System—Portage. The annual 5K run/walk will begin at the hospital …

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UP-Based Web Series Prepares For 3rd & Final Season

A fundraising campaign is underway for the 3rd season of an Upper Peninsula-based web series set in post-apocalyptic times. Co-produced by Lullskull Limited and “A” Street Films, Northbound has had two successful seasons and is ready to embark on their third and final season. Co-creator and Iron Mountain native Seth …

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Apartment Fire In Downtown Houghton

A fire in downtown Houghton closed Shelden Avenue for a short while as firefighters responded to the scene. The fire began in a 3rd floor apartment above the Sew Irresistible store and was reported by a neighbor shortly before 2:00pm Monday. The building was evacuated and there were no reported …

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Park Seeks Applicants for Advisory Commission Seats

The following press release was issued by the KNHP: Keweenaw National Historical Park (NHP) is seeking applicants to fill two expired seats on the Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission. The Commission, composed of seven volunteer citizens appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, represents the public and works collaboratively …

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CLK Teacher Discusses Her Path To Publication

Teaching children how to write is an endeavor of love, sweat, and tears. It’s an ongoing process of pulling out words and nudging students along to their point of breakthrough. However, when students are given the opportunity to share their teacher’s own editing and revising process, the art of writing …

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