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Gently Used Books & DVD’s Needed

The Friends of the Calumet Public Library are collecting books at the library for their Annual Used Book Sale. The sale takes place June 22nd and 23rd and they are asking for gently used books and DVD’s. Those donated item will be sold with the proceeds going to support programs …

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Tenure Status Awarded To Dr. Gee & Dr. Knoblauch

Finlandia University is proud to announce that Dr. William Knoblauchand Dr. Richard Geehave been granted tenure status. “These two professors exemplify much of what makes Finlandia distinct,” said Dr. Fredi de Yampert, Vice President for Academic Affairs. “They care deeply about our students, are passionate about their subject matter and have a proven …

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Casperson Criticizes Free College Proposal

Democrats in Lansing are calling for free community college education for all. They introduced the HirEd Opportunity Act that would provide scholarships for all high school students in Michigan. State Senator Tom Casperson says community colleges in Michigan already provide a great education at a great cost compared to the …

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Bond Proposal On August Ballot For CLK Schools

Voters in the Calumet-Laurium-Keweenaw School District will decide the fate of a bond proposal for the school in August. The district is asking for an increase of 1.98 mills.  The funds generated would be used to improve security at the school as well as fix and maintain the aging infrastructure …

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DNR Asking For Reports Of Marked Or Tagged Fish

If you fish the Great Lakes and catch a marked and tagged fish, please report it. You’re helping the DNR collect critical information about the state’s fish populations and trends. The department has used a coded-wire tag program to “mass mark” various fish species in Michigan since the 1980s. Mass …

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RN-BSN Program At FinnU Now Offers Eight-Week Classes

Finlandia University is now offering eight-week classes and twice as many start dates each year for its online RN-BSN program. “Working nurses need programs that are specially designed to suit their needs, and we’re working hard to make sure that’s exactly what our program does,” RN-BSN Program Director Lori Sullivan, DNP, …

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UPEC Board Member Wins Environmental Prize

Houghton – Nominated by the Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (UPEC), long time board member, Nancy Warren of Ewen, Michigan, has been named the winner of the Petoskey Prize for Environmental Leadership. The prize is given annually by the Michigan Environmental Council, based in Lansing. The Petoskey Prize recognizes a volunteer …

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