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Atlantic Mine Man Sentenced To Prison For Drug Charges

An Atlantic Mine man is headed to prison for drugs. 48-year-old Steven Ruotsala appeared in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday, where he was sentenced to 20 months for possession of meth and 16 months for possession of a controlled substance—analogues. The sentences will run concurrently. He was credited with 201 …

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Finlandia University Gallery Announces Summer Hours

Finlandia University Gallery in the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock announces its return to spring/summer hours.  Beginning May 1st, the gallery is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Please check the gallery webpage (http://www.finlandia.edu/finlandia-gallery.html) for exhibition schedule. Finlandia University International School of Art & Design 2017 …

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New Era of Research at Michigan Tech

By Jennifer Donovan, Director of News & Media Relations University Marketing & Communications Michigan Technological University Michigan Technological University has entered a new era of research, Vice President for Research David Reed told the University’s Board of Trustees at its meeting Friday, April 28, 2017.  Michigan Tech’s research enterprise has been …

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Michigan Tech Graduates Ready To Start New Careers

As the 2016-2017 academic year comes to a close, graduates from Michigan Tech are set to put their education to work. Nearly 1,000 graduates received their bachelors, masters and PhD’s at Saturday’s Spring Commencement. Civil Engineering major Michael Sommers is headed to a job downstate but there are things he …

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Identity Theft Expert Helps Other Victims

Just how easy is it for someone to steal your identity? And are there any steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim? Upper Peninsula resident Bob Hartle and his wife JoAnn founded the non-profit educational corporation ID Theft Services after they were victims of identity theft. They spent …

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