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Crowley/Trevino Receive Copper TRACES Volunteer Award

NPS photo/Victor Ierulli II The Copper TRACES program at the Keweenaw National Historical Park draws hundreds of fourth grade students from across the region for a variety of fun, educational, hands-on activities.  Dozens of park employees and community volunteers are needed to make the annual program possible. To show their …

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VA to Host VA MISSION Act Presentation

The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain will be live streaming a presentation about the new VA Community Care Program. The new program will be implemented on June 6th as part of the VA Mission Act signed by President Trump last year. “Under the VA MISSION Act, …

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Cambensy Mining Bill Passes House

A bill to create a committee to develop safe, sustainable mining has been approved by the Michigan House. House Bill 4227 was introduced in February by State Representative Sara Cambensy, a Democrat from Marquette. The Committee on Michigan’s Mining Future would be responsible for making advisory legislative and policy recommendations …

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Library’s Book Bike Bringing Books To You

Pedal power is bringing Portage Lake District Library books out into the community. Late last fall, the Portage Lake District Library added a new resource to its collection – a Book Bike that can carry up to 100 books to offsite events. Librarians will ride the mobile library stocked with …

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MTEC Smartzone Announces Upcoming Smartstart Class

MTEC SmartZone will be holding another series of SmartStart classes starting June 5th. SmartStart is an MTEC program that is designed to educate and guide entrepreneurs through the process of validating and growing their business idea. SmartStart includes six separate class sessions over the course of a six to the …

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Registration Open For Michigan Tech Summer Science Camps

Michigan Tech is offering Summer Science Camps for students entering grades 1st through 6th. Each three day session explores a variety of topics, including nature, chemistry, physics, and engineering. The cost is $120 per student for each session and classes are limited to 20 students. The camps begin mid-June and …

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