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CTE Progam Millage To Be Decided Today

How important is career and technical education to the residents of the Copper Country? That question will be answered today as voters have their say on a proposal to levy 1-mil for 10 years in support of CTE programs in the Copper Country Intermediate School District. CCISD Superintendent George Stockero …

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Plea Deal Reached For Robbery Suspects

A plea deal has been struck for two men arrested for stealing firearms from a sporting goods store in Hancock last December. 18-year-olds Alexander Santiago and Juan Pereyra pled guilty to one count of theft and aiding and abetting a theft from a Federal Firearms Licensee. The pair were facing …

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Season Ticket Packages On Sale For Rozsa Center

HOUGHTON, MI, August 1, 2017 — What happens when you combine Chinese martial arts, dance and acrobats in “China Gold”, a dark and physical interpretation by PUSH Physical Theatre of the gothic tale “Dracula,” world-class modern dance “Ailey II”, and an award winning all-new play from LA Theatre Works about …

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Sign Of Support For Inclusivity

A coffeehouse in downtown Houghton is receiving some buzz lately, but it’s not just from the caffeine – a door sign with inclusive messages is catching the public’s eye. 5th & Elm Coffeehouse has had the welcoming sign displayed on the front door for nine months, but many are just …

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Keweenaw Community Foundation Cross Country Skiing Grants Available

Hancock, Michigan—The Keweenaw Cross Country Skiing Endowment Advisory Committee of the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) is now accepting applications for its annual granting cycle. $2,586.14 is available from the Keweenaw Cross Country Skiing Endowment Fund for local organizations supporting skiing programs. To be considered, grant applications must be submitted to …

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UPPCO Hires New Vice President of Business Development

MARQUETTE, MI— Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) announced today that energy industry expert Brett French has been appointed Vice-President of Business Development and Communications. French, a long-time resident of Ishpeming, Michigan, comes to UPPCO from American Transmission Company (ATC) where he spent the past 16 years managing the company’s interests …

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Bergman Backs Transgender Ban On Military Service

Congressman Jack Bergman is standing behind President Trump’s call for a ban on transgender individuals in the United State military. Earlier this month, Trump tweeted the ban against any transgender individuals from serving in the military in any capacity, resulting in an immediate uproar from LGBT and civil rights groups. …

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Michigan Tech Board of Trustees Honors Professors, Employees

At its regular meeting in Houghton today, Michigan Technological University’s Board of Trustees approved emerita/emeritus rank for retiring professors Nancy Auer and Paul Buda. Auer has been on the faculty of Michigan Tech’s Department of Biological Sciences since 1984. She is known for her research on the restoration of Great …

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A Celebration of Women at Michigan Tech

Since the first female student enrolled in 1889, more than 10,000 women have earned degrees from Michigan Tech. To cap off this year’s Alumni Reunion, there will be a celebration to recognize the Women of Michigan Tech—alumnae, staff and faculty past and present, partners, donors and friends. The celebration takes …

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