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Two New U.P. Natural Gas Power Plants To Be Built

Two new natural gas generating stations are going to be built in the Upper Peninsula, one of which will be in Baraga County. The Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corporation filed a certificate of necessity application this week with the Michigan Public Service Commission to build the power plants, with the …

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Portage Health Auxiliary Announces Grant Opportunity

Hancock, MI – The Portage Health Auxiliary is a non-profit organization, whose mission is to serve the health and well-being of elderly and youth causes in Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon Counties. The Auxiliary is pleased to announce that it will be accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations in the …

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Michigan Tech Community Hit Hard By Immigration Ban

President Donald Trump’s executive order to temporarily ban travel from seven Muslim countries to the United States is taking its toll on students and faculty of Michigan Tech. Though the President says this action will allow the U.S. to review its vetting process, what about those who are already here …

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Applications Now Being Accepted For Brule Scholarship At FinnU

Finlandia University is now accepting applications for the Dave and Elsa Brule Scholarship. This competitive scholarship is for students interested in studying art and design in the university’s International School of Art & Design. The scholarship recipients will be selected based on a portfolio competition. Applicants will need to be …

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Gas Cards Available For Cancer Patients

HANCOCK, Mich., Jan. 30, 2017 – The Keller Family Community Foundation (KFCF) out of Richmond, Minnesota, has renewed a $2,000 grant to the Portage Health Foundation (PHF), which PHF will match, for the purchase of gas-only gift cards for the continuation of a medical transportation program at UP Health System …

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