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CCISD Holds CTE Welding Student Showcase

Skilled welding workers are in high demand and students at the Copper Country Intermediate School District are ready to help meet that need. The Copper Country ISD held a CTE Welding Student Showcase on Tuesday where 15 welding students met with 30 local manufacturers, from Massie, Calumet Electronics, REL, Loukus …

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Leader of UP Health System Stepping Down

The head of UP Health System–Marquette is stepping down. Market President of UP Health System and CEO of UP Health System—Marquette Brian Sinotte has been in the Upper Peninsula for three years. He has accepted a position in Chicago and will leave his current role effective June 21st. “The decision …

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DNR Gives Trails Update To Houghton City Council

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is working to get the local trail system back to pre-flood condition. The DNR gave an update on the repair effort to the Houghton City Council at their regular meeting Wednesday. Heavy rains last June caused severe flood damage to homes, roads, and trails. …

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Concert To Honor Memory Of Former Band Teacher

Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Area Schools will host a Memorial Concert in honor of former band teacher, Paula McKaig, in the DB-TC auditorium at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 18th. McKaig taught at DB-TC for 23 years and retired in 2015; she battled cancer for three years and passed on October …

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Auto Insurance Reform Passes Michigan Senate

Auto insurance reform is moving forward after being passed by the Michigan Senate Tuesday. The legislation is a top priority for State Senator Ed McBroom who introduced the bill immediately after taking office in January. On the senate floor, McBroom argued that Michigan residents pay the highest rates in the …

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