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Michigan Tech Picks New Associate Provost

An internal search has led Michigan Tech to pick Dr. Will Cantrell as their new Associate Provost and Dean of  the Graduate School, starting on July 1st. This, according to Provost Jacqueline Huntoon. Cantrell has worked at Michigan Tech since 2001, when he began as an associate professor in the …

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Hancock Has New City Manager

Mary Babcock is no longer Hancock’s acting city manager. She’s the new city manager. This from Hancock’s special council and budget work session agenda meeting last night. Babcock will serve a 5 year term, at will. The council also approved their COVID-19 Response Plan. Resolution 20-08 which is the intent …

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Hundreds Protest Police Brutality On Bridge

Editor’s note: In the following article has been edited and we apologize for any misconceptions from the previous edition. With word of perhaps only 50 people to be in attendance, between 300 to 400 people turned out on the Houghton/Hancock Bridge yesterday, to protest against police brutality. The protest began …

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Hundreds March for Social Justice in Keweenaw

Around 300 people turned out this afternoon to lend their voices to the national movement to improve race relations. The march in memory of George Floyd and other recent victims of police violence began in downtown Houghton at 1:00. Walkers crossed the Houghton-Hancock bridge to the Hancock side, then returned …

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