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Incoming Class Most Diverse Ever

The incoming class at Michigan Tech is the most diverse in the history of the University, based on this fall’s preliminary enrollment figures. Female enrollment has topped 2,000 for the first time ever and now makes up a record 28.2 percent of the student body. Also at all-time highs are …

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Michigan Tech Posts Record Research Expenditures

Michigan Tech’s research expenditures are at an all-time high. Those numbers were presented to the University’s Board of Trustees at its regular meeting on Friday. Preliminary figures for the last fiscal year show expenditures to be over $78 million, an increase over the previous year by more than $7 million. …

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Wolf Dies Waiting To Be Transported To Isle Royale

HOUGHTON, MICHIGAN- This week, the National Park Service (NPS) began the translocation of wolves to Isle Royale National Park as part of a multi-year effort to increase the number of apex predators into the park’s ecosystem. On Tuesday, September 25, four wolves were successfully captured from different pack territories on …

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Free Mental Health First Aid Training Available

Baraga County Communities That Care is hosting a Mental Health First Aid Training next month which helps participants learn to identify and offer help to individuals who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The course equips participants with the skills to apply the …

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Revving Up For Ride Against Abuse

As October is known nationally as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a Keweenaw based shelter for victims of abuse is revving up to let people know. “We used to have candlelight visuals before and attendance was getting less and less so I thought ‘let’s make some noise,’ and so we have …

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Local Leaders Ask Lansing For More Flood Assistance

Lansing, MI – Three months after a torrential rainstorm began, the devastation left behind remains a catastrophic problem in Houghton County. More than 150 road washouts, dozens of sinkholes and more than $60 million in damages to the roads and bridges in the county, cities, townships and villages. On Thursday, …

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