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Auto Equipment Donated To CCISD CTE Program

The Copper Country Intermediate School District Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. At the beginning of every year, the CCISD likes to recognize staff for years of service. At last night’s Board meeting, Superintendent George Stockero presented Board Member Lisa Tarvainen with a …

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Students/Recruiters Flood Fall Career Fair

More than 900 Michigan Tech students met Wednesday with employers from across the country to discuss employment opportunities and internships. MTU hosted its Fall Career Fair, offering students the chance to pass out resumes and introduce themselves to 340 companies. University Career Director Kirsti Arko says that these companies are …

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Houghton County Reduces Energy Use By 13 Percent

Houghton County is still in the running in the Georgetown University Energy Prize Competition. The community that reduces their energy consumption the most will receive $5 million. Results from the judging are expected this fall. Houghton Energy Efficiency Team Energy Director Melissa Davis gave an update to the Houghton City …

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Lakeshore Drive Repaving Begins

The end of the road for the Lakeshore Drive reconstruction project is in sight. The Houghton City Council was given an update on the project at their regular meeting Wednesday by Chris Holmes from U.P. Engineers and Architects. Poor weather conditions have caused significant delays but paving work is expected …

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Music-O-Rama: Celebrating Musical Variety at Michigan Tech

HOUGHTON, Michigan (Tuesday, September 26, 2017) – Please join us for Music-O-Rama, an annual musical variety concert, celebrating the diversity, history, and variety of music at Michigan Tech. Performers from all of the major Michigan Tech music ensembles:  Jazz Lab Band, Superior Wind Symphony, Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra, conScience: Michigan Tech …

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Michigan Tech Encourages Students To Register To Vote

Michigan Tech is attempting to increase the number of registered student voters on campus, in preparation for upcoming local elections. A voter registration drive was held Tuesday as the school partnered with other universities across the country for National Voter Registration day.   Over 75 students along with clerks from …

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Search Crews Locate Runaway Teen

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office says they’ve located a missing endangered juvenile. Deputies were called out Monday around 3:00pm to the area of Waasa Road and M-203 in Hancock Township. The teen was believed to be in the woods in the surrounding area. The deputies were joined by the Keweenaw …

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