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Immunization Expert Visits Michigan Tech

Michigan continues to rank near the bottom in the percentage of kids getting immunizations and Houghton County is second to last in the state for parents opting not to get their children vaccinated. Houghton_447449_7 (2) A push is on to change that. Dr. Keith English, the chair of the Department of …

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Still Time To Guess When Sled Will Sink

When the weather warms up enough to melt the ice, there’s going to be a snowmobile sitting on the bottom of the Portage Canal. And when it does, the person who guessed the closest date and time will win up to a $1,000 in the Sink The Sled contest, being …

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Michigan Tech Hosts Panel Discussion For World Water Day

Water–it’s essential to life and it’s worth protecting, even celebrating. Michigan Tech has been taking part in the global observance of World Water Day for about 10 years. Spanning several days on campus, the celebration includes art displays…competitions and a panel discussion, to name just a few. Gupta-032217-1 Michigan Tech …

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Dianda Shares Vollwerth’s Hot Dogs With Colleagues

LANSING — State Rep. Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) shared packages of Vollwerth’s hot dogs with the members of the House Tourism and Outdoor Recreation and House Agriculture committees, which met for a joint meeting today. Dianda is the Democratic vice chairman of the Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Committee. “One of our …

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Keweenaw Job Fair Coming April 4th

There are jobs available right here in the area and the Keweenaw Job Fair can help you find one. The fourth annual Keweenaw Job Fair is put on by Michigan Works! and Finlandia University and will take place at the Finnish American Heritage Center on Tuesday, April 4th. Doors open …

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CCISD Superintendent Contract Renewed

The Copper Country Intermediate School District Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Prior to acting on official business, the Board heard two presentations: Shawn Oppliger, the Math/Science Director, introduced Chuck Palosaari, a teacher at Jeffers High School, and Darrell Hendrickson, a teacher at …

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Course Teaches Youth Mental Health First Aid

Mental health problems often start before adulthood. Youth Mental Health First Aid Training teaches adults how to spot signs and symptoms of a mental health problem in a young person–and how to help. The next Youth Mental Health First Aid course will be in Houghton April 19th and 20th at …

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A Roundabout In Houghton?

Could a roundabout be in the future for Houghton? At the regular meeting of the Houghton City Council, Police Chief John Donnelly said he has had a recent conversation with the Michigan Department of Transportation about the need for roundabouts in the area. Donnelly said he pointed out that Marquette …

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