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Man Found Dead In Iron River Alleyway

A 75-year-old man was found dead Wednesday morning in an alleyway behind a Car Quest Auto Parts Store. The Iron River Police Department says they received a call around 7:00am of an unresponsive man and found him dead upon arrival. The man has been identified but a name is not …

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Michigan Tech To Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr Week

Michigan Tech will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a week’s worth of activities. Director for the University’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion Kellie Raffaelli said this will make the 30th year that Michigan Tech has celebrated this important week.  “It’s mostly important to recognize his …

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Court Allows Shopko To Continue Normal Operations

GREEN BAY, WI – January 17, 2019 – Shopko (the “Company”), a leading operator of general merchandise stores throughout the Central, Western and Pacific Northwest regions of the U.S., announced today that its first-day motions to help facilitate continued operations while the Company operates under Chapter 11 protection were approved yesterday …

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UP Health System donates $10,000 to Noquemanon Ski Marathon

MARQUETTE — In conjunction with its mission of “Making Communities Healthier,” UP Health System donated $10,000 to the Noquemanon Trail Network to support the maintenance of the central UP’s non-motorized trails that are home to various outdoor activities, including: hiking, trail running, mountain biking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and walking. …

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NMU Policy Change Benefits Transfer Students

Northern Michigan University has increased the number of credit hours students can transfer from regionally accredited community colleges from 64 to 90. The recently approved policy change will go into effect this fall. It recognizes the value of students’ past academic work at other institutions and aligns with the statewide …

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Snow Statue Building Underway At Michigan Tech

With an average snowfall of 218 inches, the Houghton / Hancock area makes the for perfect winter playground.  Many come to ski and snowmobile, and for Michigan Tech students, it’s time to build something with it. Students at Michigan Tech returned to campus from the holiday break and wasted no …

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