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Michigan Tech Closing at 1 p.m. Today

Michigan Tech is closing at 1 p.m. today, Friday, July 22, due to a power outage necessary to assess and repair a transformer problem in Daniell Heights. There was a campus-wide power outage at approximately 4 a.m. today. Facilities Management crews traced the outage to a fault in a transformer …

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Storm Damage Cleanup Continues At State Parks

Michigan Department of Natural Resources crews are continuing to assess and clear damage from a complex of thunderstorms that slashed through the western Upper Peninsula early today, felling countless trees and downing power lines. Staff at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township said the storms pushed into the …

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Slight Detour For U.S. 41 In Keweenaw County

Motorists will want to watch out for a slight detour in Keweenaw County next week. The Michigan Department of Transportation says crews will be working to remove and replace a culvert on US-41 just south of the intersection with Central Road and Gratiot Lake Road, near the town of Central. …

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Woman Killed In Motorcycle Accident

One person is dead following a motorcycle accident Wednesday in Chassell Township. Michigan State Police say the accident happened around 3:30 in the afternoon on US-41 at Portage Entry Road. A vehicle was reportedly waiting to make a left turn when it was struck by a motorcycle from behind. 22-year-old …

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Record Number Of Incoming Students For Finlandia University

Anderson also shared good news concerning Finlandia University at the City Council’s work session Wednesday. At their Community Partners Meeting, it was announced that Finlandia is expecting a record number of new students this fall–topping the 300 mark. Finn Hall is expected to be triple bunked to accommodate the growth. …

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