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Learn the Ins and Outs of Cottage Food Law with the MSU Extension Office Tonight

A lot of small businesses start small, from the inside of a home garage, or a kitchen oven. Tonight at the MSU extension office, you can learn what it takes to sell food products to the public under Michigan Cottage Food Law. This workshop combines the business and food safety …

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Michigan Tech and Michigan State Present Economic Benefits from Using Mass Timber Innovations

Michigan Tech and Michigan State universities are both working on developing solutions for using mass timber throughout Michigan. Michigan Tech has taken on the role of research and development for cross laminated timber. Mass timber has grown in popularity throughout the world, and demand in the United States has increased …

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Bridge Maintenance Resumes Today

Continuing repair work on the Houghton-Hancock Bridge will slow traffic again over the next several days. Mechanical and electrical work will require multiple test lifts today and tomorrow. When required, lifts will take place at the top of the hour and the bottom of the hour.  Meanwhile, structural repairs will …

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Nine Façade Grants Awarded in L’Anse; Mystery Hydrant Painter Sought

Nine businesses in the village of L’Anse will get help from the Downtown Development authority to spruce up their buildings. The DDA had planned to award five grants in this year’s façade program. At last night’s council meeting, village manager Bob LaFave said they increased the number because of the …

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Calumet Council to Hear About Theatre “Thermal Envelope” at Rescheduled Meeting Tonight

The Calumet Village Council could learn more tonight about how secure the thermal envelope of its historic village hall and theatre complex is. U.P. Engineers and Architects is scheduled to make a presentation about the building’s thermal envelope. A thermal envelope is the structure that keeps the outside out, and …

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Marquette Woman Killed in Crash

A Marquette woman was killed in a two-car crash on US-41 in the city Monday afternoon. Marquette police report that the 66-year-old woman was southbound in a minivan near the Welcome Center on the city’s south side when she crossed into the northbound lane, and collided with a truck. The …

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EGLE and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Invites the Public to a “Beach Walk” on Wednesday

This week the Department of Environment Great Lakes and Energy, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will travel between three Upper Peninsula cities to conduct beach walks. For the first time, the two departments are introducing “Beach Walks”, as a way to engage the community and scientists to talk …

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Day One of Sen. McBroom’s Economic Round Table Discusses Mining and Electric Vehicles in Michigan

Michigan’s economy has been linked heavily to the automotive industry for over one hundred years, and the industry will continue to play a role in the state’s economic future; as will another long standing industry, mining. Today, Senator Ed McBroom, hosted an economic round table, to talk about how Michigan …

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Semi Rollover Closes M-26 at Painesdale

A semi-truck rollover closed both lanes of M-26 at the south edge of Painesdale for five hours late Friday. No one was injured in the incident, which occurred around 5:00 in the afternoon. The truck was southbound, and flipped at the sharp curve near the Kearsarge Street intersection. The truck’s …

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