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Head-On Collision With Semi Truck In Portage Township

A Laurium woman is hospitalized after a head-on collision this morning in Portage Township. The accident happened on M-26 about 1/8 mile south of Green Acres Road around 8:15am when a Dodge sedan collided with a semi truck. A 40-year-old Laurium woman was driving northbound in the sedan when she crossed over the …

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Contract For New Calumet Village Administrator Approved

The Village of Calumet has a new Administrator. The contract for Calumet native Joe Snow was approved at Tuesday’s village council meeting, 6-1. Snow returned to the Copper Country about a year ago after a 31 year career in the military. He was working at Michigan Tech when the opportunity …

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Spring Career Fair To Be 5th Largest In MTU History

By Mark Wilcox, News Writer Michigan Technological University Michigan Tech’s Spring Career Fair, among the largest ever, will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 22) in the Student Development Complex. Steve Patchin, director of Career Services, says that, as of last week, 220 recruiting organizations have committed …

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Hancock Man Sentenced On Drug Charge

A Hancock man will spend the next month in jail for a drug charge. 30-year-old Andrew Rohrer was sentenced Tuesday to 60 days in the Houghton County Jail for possession of a controlled substance. Rohrer was allegedly attacked by 28-year-old Joseph Schreiber in June 2016 when the two met to …

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Middle School Girls Get WISE At MTU

Careers in engineering may currently be male dominated, but that is changing. Middle school girls were shown how they can pursue an education in the STEM fields on the campus of Michigan Tech. 260 7th and 8th graders from 14 schools came out for Get WISE—Women in Science and Engineering. …

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International School of Art & Design Faculty Exhibit 2017

HANCOCK, MI – Finlandia University’s International School of Art and Design will present a faculty exhibit at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC), Hancock, February 22 to March 21, 2017. An opening reception for the artists will take place at the gallery Wednesday, February …

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