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Deadline For Writing Contest Approaching

The Dixon Ticonderoga Writers’ Group (DTWG) announces its latest writing contest for high school students in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties. The Rules The writing should be your best original work, and must be word-processed with standard formatting (consult your teacher!).  Your name CANNOT appear on the writing itself.  Attach the …

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Phase Three Planned For Keweenaw Point Trail

Plans may soon be underway to begin the final phase of the Keweenaw Point Trail. The Copper Harbor Trails Club is applying for a grant from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund and recently asked the Keweenaw County Board of Commissioners for a letter of support. The trail will ultimately …

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EPA Awards Grant to Michigan Technological University for Innovative Technology Project

WASHINGTON (March 22, 2018) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $15,000 for a Phase I student team from Michigan Technological University in Houghton through the People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) grants program. Michigan Technological University’s P3 project is the “Separation and Recovery of Individual Components from the End-of-Life Lithium-ion Batteries.” …

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Body Of Missing Man Found

The search for 25-year-old Raleigh Harrington from the St. Ignace area man is over. The Michigan State Police say after an extensive search by land, air and water, the body of the missing man was found in a heavily wooded area of Mackinac County. Although there is still an active …

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Michigan Tech Graduate Engineering Programs Ranked in Top 100

Michigan Technological University’s College of Engineering has moved up and again is ranked among the top 100 graduate engineering schools in the US News & World Reports “Best Graduate School” rankings. Michigan Tech ranked 83rd of more than 200 engineering schools that grant doctoral degrees. Tech moved up from last year’s …

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UPEC & MTU Celebrate Diversity & The UP

In an effort to promote diversity in the outdoors, the Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition has teamed up with Michigan Tech’s Center for Science and Environmental Outreach and will to host a series of presentations this the weekend on campus.   Diversity in the outdoors. What exactly does that mean? It …

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U.S., Canadian Coast Guards Conduct Spring Breakout

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — U.S. Coast Guard cutters are breaking ice in Lake Superior, Bay of Green Bay, Straits of Mackinac and the St. Marys River as part of Spring Breakout in preparation for the seasonal opening of the Soo Locks, which are scheduled to open to commercial vessel traffic on Sunday. The U.S. …

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Additional Chicago Flight Coming To Sawyer Airport

MARQUETTE – Sawyer International Airport, County of Marquette, and the LSCP announce an additional flight to Chicago from Sawyer International Airport (SAW), effective May 2018. The May schedule will begin with American Airlines adding a Saturday only service for the month of May and June 2nd, arriving in Marquette at …

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