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Four More Wolves Released Onto Isle Royale

The following press release was issued by Isle Royale National Park: HOUGHTON, MICH- During a narrow weather window between storms last week, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (OMNRF) successfully transferred four wolves to Isle Royale National Park. Earlier this winter, severe weather on both sides of the border …

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New Grandmother Wins CopperDog 150

A drop in temperature is likely the cause of a scarce crowd Sunday afternoon as mushers and canine teams crossed the finish line at the CopperDog 150. Those who did attend, bundled up and lined 5th Street in the village of Calumet to see their favorite teams and anxiously waited …

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Next Phase of H-STEM Complex Planning and Design Moves Forward

By Stefanie Sidortsova, JD-Executive Director of Communications, Michigan Technological University https://www.mtu.edu/news/stories/2019/march/next-phase-of-hstem-complex-planning-and-design-moves-forward.html University Board of Trustees approves expenditures for planning and design of H-STEM Complex. At its regular meeting in Houghton today, the Michigan Technological University Board of Trustees approved expenditures to complete planning and design for what is currently being …

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Houghton Man Killed In Snowmobile Accident

A Houghton man was killed when his snowmobile collided with a vehicle. The Michigan State Police Calumet Post says troopers were dispatched around 4:20pm Thursday to an accident on Lake Annie Road and Trail #3 in Franklin Township. Troopers say 63-year-old Timothy Young was traveling south on the trail and …

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Snowmobile Competition Leads To Cleaner, Quieter Sleds

In an effort to protect our environment from hydrocarbons and harmful exhaust emissions, 22 collegiate teams from across the continent will be filtering into the Keweenaw area over the next few days with snowmobiling on their minds. The 19th annual Society of Automotive Engineering’s Clean Snowmobile Challenge is set to …

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Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital donates beds to help in training nursing students

The following press release was issued by Aspirus Ontonagon: ONTONAGON, Mich. – Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital recently donated three patient beds to the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District for use in training students in the Certified Nursing Assistant program. The CNA program combines theory, lab practicum, and clinical instruction, and allows students the …

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McBroom Focuses On Auto Insurance, Overworked Nurses

State Senator Ed McBroom has had a busy couple of days in Lansing this week, testifying before a Senate Committee Wednesday on auto insurance reform and sponsoring a bill Thursday to help nurses. McBroom testified before the Senate Insurance and Banking Committee on how Michigan’s highest-in-the-nation rates are affecting residents. …

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