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Hancock Man Arraigned On 5 Drug Charges

The second suspect arrested in a crackdown of a local drug trafficking ring has been arraigned. 24-year-old Shawn Maurice Bell of Hancock is facing three counts of Delivery/Manufacture of Heroin, all 20 year felonies; and two counts of Delivery/Manufacture of Morphine, seven year felonies. Bell was arrested in Sault St. …

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Schedule For MTU’s Graduate Student Research Colloquium

Michigan Tech’s annual Graduate Student Research Colloquium sponsored by the Graduate Student Government will take place Wednesday and Thursday, February 15-16 in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Forty-nine graduate students will give oral and poster presentations about their research. Thirty faculty members and postdoctoral fellows have volunteered to serve as judges. …

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Public Invited To MTU’s Graduate Research Colloquium

Graduate students from Michigan Tech will be presenting the fruit of their labor at the Graduate Research Colloquium. Co-organizer Tyler Capek says it’s the biggest event of the year, put on by the Graduate Student Government. Research topics range from treatments for the Zika virus to improving wind turbines. The …

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Fundraiser Will Help Send Finlandia Team To Tanzania

For the 12th year, Finlandia University will once again be sending a group of students and faculty to Tanzania. Director of Servant Leadership René Johnson says the trip is mainly about establishing relationships. First year Finlandia student Zuleiki Whyte is looking forward to going on the trip. To help raise …

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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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