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Moment Of Silence Held To Promote Peace

Community members, staff and students demonstrated peace while gathered around the Husky statue at Michigan Tech Tuesday in a moment of silence. The silence was meant to express condolences to victims of recent terrorist attacks in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Australia. Members from the Iranian Community at Michigan …

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Finlandia Honored For Making Higher Education Affordable

Finlandia University is one of 80 schools recognized as a 2017 Best Value College. University Research & Review awards this distinction to higher learning institutions that provide an environment for students to fit in, top-notch academic programs, reasonable cost of attendance and adequate financial aid. Director of Admissions at Finlandia …

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Rozsa’s Mary Jennings Earns National Honor

HOUGHTON, MI, Thursday, June 8, 2017– Mary Jennings, Director of Programming and Development at Michigan Tech’s Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, has earned a place among 25 national arts professionals chosen to participate in the third cohort of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) Leadership Fellows Program. This …

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Moose Population On The Rise

Michigan Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologists estimate the number of moose in the western Upper Peninsula core population area at 378 animals, up from 285 in 2015. “Our survey findings this year are encouraging because a possible population decline detected in 2015 was transitory,” said Dean Beyer, a Michigan …

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Downtown Houghton Farmers Market Returns Next Week

The downtown Houghton Farmer’s Market starts one week from today. The season opener takes place Tuesday, June 20th from 3:00-6:00pm. That’s a new time for the market but the location remains the same, down by the Houghton Waterfront next to the Portage Lake District Library. The public is invited to …

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Pilgrim River To Be Tested For Sea Lampreys

The continuing battle against sea lampreys soon will come to locations in the local area. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service assessment crew will conduct work in the Pilgrim River (Houghton County, MI) during June 16 – 22, 2017 to estimate the abundance of sea lampreys. The information gathered will …

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