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Young Girls To Take Part In Engineering Exploration Day

Middle and High School girls will take part in Engineering Exploration Day tomorrow at Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center. The students will hear a presentation by 1st year Engineering Fundamentals instructor Amy Monte on MTU’s 1st Year College Engineering Curriculum and a presentation called The Personal (and Other) Rewards …

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New CEO Takes Over At Highland Copper

LONGUEUIL, CANADA–(Marketwired – Feb. 22, 2017) – Highland Copper Company Inc. (TSX VENTURE:HI) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, Mr. Denis Miville-Deschênes has joined the Company as President and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Miville-Deschênes is a mining engineer …

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Range Lions Help Kids Get Glasses

The Range Lions Club met earlier this week at the Range Lounge in South Range. At the meeting, the club recognized Lions John Pastore, Janet Gregorich, Mary Lou Wisti and Duane Pangrazzi for perfect attendance with a Lions certificate and attendance award pin. Shopko Project Eyecare, in conjunction with the …

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Support Dial Help At Packers Tailgate Tour

There’s no doubt the Copper Country is also Packer Country, with thousands of dedicated fans of the Green Bay Packers. Though not everyone is a fan, everyone can agree that Dial Help provides an essential service to local residents. The upcoming Packer Tailgate Tour will benefit Dial Help when it …

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Houghton Eyeing Grants For City Projects

There may be a buyer for the old depot building on the Houghton waterfront. Houghton City Manage Eric Waara informed the city council at their regular meeting Wednesday that the property owners have an offer for the purchase of the former Aspirus Medical Arts building. The offer is contingent on …

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Why Camp Kitwen Is Not An Option

What can be done about the overcrowding at the Houghton County Jail? In accordance with the Michigan Jail Overcrowding Emergency Powers Act, Sheriff Brian McLean notified county officials that the jail has been at or over 100 percent capacity for about a month. There are currently 31 inmates at the …

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Head-On Collision With Semi Truck In Portage Township

A Laurium woman is hospitalized after a head-on collision this morning in Portage Township. The accident happened on M-26 about 1/8 mile south of Green Acres Road around 8:15am when a Dodge sedan collided with a semi truck. A 40-year-old Laurium woman was driving northbound in the sedan when she crossed over the …

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Contract For New Calumet Village Administrator Approved

The Village of Calumet has a new Administrator. The contract for Calumet native Joe Snow was approved at Tuesday’s village council meeting, 6-1. Snow returned to the Copper Country about a year ago after a 31 year career in the military. He was working at Michigan Tech when the opportunity …

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Spring Career Fair To Be 5th Largest In MTU History

By Mark Wilcox, News Writer Michigan Technological University Michigan Tech’s Spring Career Fair, among the largest ever, will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 22) in the Student Development Complex. Steve Patchin, director of Career Services, says that, as of last week, 220 recruiting organizations have committed …

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