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Heart Health by the Numbers

February is American Heart month. Celebrate by taking time out of your busy life to focus on your heart. Heart-healthy screenings will be offered free of charge and reviewed by Dr. Khouri, cardiologist from UP Health System Marquette. Screenings include a full lipid profile (total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides, blood glucose), blood pressure, …

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Planning for Upcoming National Endowment for the Humanities Traveling Exhibit – Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives

The Quincy Mine Hoist Association, Keweenaw National Historical Park, and Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission are jointly hosting a National Endowment for the Humanities traveling exhibit. The exhibit, Jacob A. Riis:  How the Other Half Lives, will be on display at the Calumet Visitor Center from September 3 – October 20. …

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Phi Kappa Tau Reclaims Statue Title

As another major snowstorm rolls in, it’s great to see the amazing statues that Michigan Tech students can make with all the white stuff falling from the sky. Judging of the Winter Carnival snow statues took place Thursday morning, following the annual All-Nighter. Rome wasn’t built in a day and …

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Three Suspects Arrested For Delivery Of Meth

Three suspects are facing drug charges after a meth bust in Delta County. Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team conducted an investigation that led to the arrests on Monday. During the course of their investigation, detectives determined 23-year-old Taylor Ann Shanahan and 40-year-old Glen Thomas Lavance were involved …

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Snowmobiler Injured In Crash

A 65-year-old Ohio man is hospitalized after crashing his snowmobile Wednesday evening. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post say they were dispatched to Trail #23 in Schoolcraft Township near the Sawmill Road just before 7:00pm. Authorities say the man was traveling northwest on the trail when he lost …

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Up All Night At Winter Carnival

No sleep on campus last night for the students of Michigan Tech as the magic of winter brings several weeks of snow sculpting to completion, earning the honor of display across the university and its reaches even across the Portage Canal. The University’s Winter Carnival event known as All-Nighter took …

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2019 Keweenaw Heritage Grants Applications Open

(Calumet, MI) The Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission is now accepting applications for the 2019 Keweenaw Heritage Grant Program. This program helps local partners preserve and interpret resources and stories related to the Keweenaw’s nationally significant copper mining history, from preserving buildings and landscapes to interpretation and museum collections. …

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Houghton, Calumet, L’Anse Shopko’s Closing

Shopko has announced several additional store closings, including many in the Upper Peninsula, as part of its restructuring effort through Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The stores in Houghton, Calumet, L’Anse, Escanaba and Marquette are all among the scores of locations to be closed down in the coming months. The stores in …

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Wolf Departs Isle Royale on Ice Bridge

HOUGHTON, MICH- Immediately following the end of the government shutdown, National Park Service (NPS) personnel went to Isle Royale to prepare for a potential translocation of wolves from Canada and the 61st annual wolf/moose population monitoring.   The extreme cold and weather conditions prevented any successful translocation of wolves from Ontario …

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