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Quick Recovery From Blizzard Blast

After Sunday’s blizzard dumped anywhere from 17 to 30 inches of snow in the Copper Country, local road crews have been working around the clock to clean up the streets. The main roads were open the following day and Houghton City Manager Eric Waara says that’s because of the quick …

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Michigan Tech’s Huntoon Honored by Science Teachers Association

The following press release was issued by Michigan Tech: Michigan Technological University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Jacqueline Huntoon, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from a statewide science educators organization. The Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) named Huntoon the recipient of the 2019 George G. Mallinson …

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State Attorney General Challenges UPPCO Over Rate Increases

The following press release was issued by the Attorney General’s office: LANSING – To protect Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) customers from exorbitant rate increases, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel today announced her office filed testimony in the power company’s outstanding rate case, opposing most of its request to increase electricity rates by …

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