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Educator Workshop: Creating Environmental Education Experiences Young Children (3-7 yrs) ~ 8:30-3:15 pm, Friday, April 12

Professional Learning for Educators of Young Children Growing Up WiLD and Project Learning Tree:   Creating Environmental Education Experiences Young Children (3-7 yrs)    For K-2 Teachers & Early Childhood Educators 8:30 am – 3:15 pm, Friday, April 12 At the Nara Nature Center east of Houghton (along US-41) Both the Growing Up WiLDand Project Learning Tree (PLT) Environmental  Experiences for Early Childhood Activity …

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Rabbit Island School Scholarships Available to Area Students

The Rabbit Island Foundation and the Portage Lake District Library have partnered to create a unique, place-based arts and ecology program for area students who attend Houghton-Portage Township Schools. Students awarded with a scholarship will have the opportunity to spend one week on Rabbit Island, participating in an open framework, …

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Spring After School Classes Gr. 6-8 at Michigan Tech

Students in grades 6-8 are invited to take part in After School Science and Engineering Classes at Michigan Tech. The six session program is called Taste of Tech and will meet on Mondays 4:00-5:30 pm from April 1 to May 13 (doesn’t meet April 22). In addition to learning about …

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Taking action now can reduce bear problems later

The following press release was issued by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources: As longer daylight hours and warming temperatures start wildlife moving, the DNR reminds Michigan residents that now is the time to look at their property for items that could attract bears. Bears find bird seed and suet …

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Countdown To Calumet Colosseum Voting: 4 Days

The Calumet Colosseum will soon be receiving some renovations thanks to a national contest, although the extent of those repairs will not be known until next week. The oldest indoor ice rink has been named one of four finalists in Kraft’s Hockeyville USA contest, securing a minimum prize of $10,000, …

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Countdown To Calumet Colosseum Voting: 5 Days

The historic Calumet Colosseum has been named one of four finalists for Kraft Hockeyville 2019. This means the arena will receive at least $10,000 in updates but could win as much as $150,000 in updates and host an NHL preseason game next fall! The next step is voting between the …

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Worker Killed In Industrial Accident

One person is dead following an industrial accident in Iron Mountain. The Michigan State Police says the accident happened Thursday at Minerick Logging shortly before 11am in Sagola Township in Dickinson County. When troopers arrived on scene, it was determined that the accident happened while an employee was doing routine …

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