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PastyFest 2017 Planning Meeting Tonight

It’s time to start thinking ahead to Pastyfest. A planning meeting for Pastyfest 2017 will be held Monday, February 13th at 6pm at the Miners and Merchants Building Conference Room in Calumet. Organizers say the plan is to hold the event on 5th Street again this year but hope to make …

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Downstate Man Killed In Snowmobile Accident

A downstate man is dead after a snowmobile accident in Houghton County. The sheriff’s office responded to the accident shortly after 3:30am Friday on Trail #3, north of Trail #121 in Adams Township. A snowmobile driven by a 57-year-old Rochester Hills, MI man was traveling southbound on Trail #3 when …

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Phi Kappa Tau Remain Snow Statue Champions

One of the biggest draws to Michigan Tech’s Winter Carnival are the snow statues. This year’s theme is “Snow Cascades Across The Decades”, with statues featuring snapshots of life at different points of history. The judges selected the top three in each division in the month-long statue contest—Men, Women and …

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Calumet Awarded $33,000 To Make Downtown Building Improvements

Calumet, MICH. – Calumet will take a big step forward in its neighborhood conservation and renewal strategy using a $33,000 housing development fund grant from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority. “This money will be used to stabilize a significant building in Calumet’s national historic landmark district,” said Brain Mills, …

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Winter Carnival Statue Winners Announced

Judging was held this morning for the Michigan Tech Winter Carnival Statue Competition. This year, there were three division for the Month-Long Statues — Men, Women and Co-Ed. The top three were selected in each division while the top three scores among all divisions were placed into the “Overall Month-Long” …

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See Sawing For 36 Hours At Winter Carnival

Chilly temperatures won’t put the freeze on Wednesday’s All-Nighter. The official kick-off of Michigan Tech’s Winter Carnival is one of the campus’s most anticipated events of the year. Blue Key Honor Society President Bradley Torni said, “We all, collectively, get together on campus during the All-Nighter and just have a blast. …

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All-Nighter Features More Than Just Deep Fried Twinkies

There’s not a lot of sleeping going on at the campus of Michigan Tech. The All-Nighter, the official kick-off event of Winter Carnival, features food and fun–with many booths put on by student organizations. Silver Wings promotes professional development and military awareness and are raising money to put on more …

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Copper Country Youth Hockey Grants Awarded

Hancock–The Keweenaw Community Foundation is pleased to announce that ourCopper Country Youth Hockey Fund (CCYH) has awarded $2,801.85 to three area organizations. Copper Country Junior Hockey Association (CCJHA) received funding  to help families with the cost of hockey registration for their children; Team Copper Country was received funding to support …

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Michigan Tech Community Holding Unity March

Michigan Tech students and members of the community will hold a Unity March Thursday. The march is part of a nationwide show of support for those affected by President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations. A stay on the ban was enacted in federal court …

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