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Snow Statue Building Underway At Michigan Tech

With an average snowfall of 218 inches, the Houghton / Hancock area makes the for perfect winter playground.  Many come to ski and snowmobile, and for Michigan Tech students, it’s time to build something with it. Students at Michigan Tech returned to campus from the holiday break and wasted no …

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Shopko Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

GREEN BAY, WI – January 16, 2019 – Shopko (“the Company”), a leading operator of general merchandise stores throughout the Central, Western and Pacific Northwest regions of the U.S., today announced that it, along with its subsidiaries, has filed voluntary petitions for a court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11 of the …

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$1.2 Million Grant Will Help Create A Central U.P. Ridesharing Platform

January 15, 2019 — Pointing to the critical role transportation plays in improving access to services and public life in communities across the state, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday at the North American International Auto Show that a project team called the Michigan Universal Vehicle Ecosystem Pilot was awarded a $1.2 million Michigan Mobility grant …

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