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Festival Ruska Returning For 3rd Season

The 3rd annual Festival Ruska will take place September 27th through the 30th. This annual fall festival is hosted by Finlandia University to celebrate the Keweenaw Peninsula’s Finnish roots through incredible cultural activities. “This year’s lineup of events will make for a memorable fall weekend in the Copper Country,” Vice …

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Manufacturing Day Continues Michigan Tech’s CareerFest

Manufacturing Day is being held today on the campus of Michigan Tech. Part of CareerFest, the event will feature 11 innovative companies who lead the market in product design, robotics and controls, advanced manufacturing, construction and building design, and sustainability. Miller Electric is bringing a 25-foot show trailer and will …

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Best Hat Ever Fundraising Boat Cruise

Wear your best hat for a chance to win prizes during a sunset cruise on the Isle Royale Queen IV. This cruise is a fundraiser for the Copper Country Community Arts Center in Hancock. Prizes for best hat, dessert, and libations will be available. The boat leaves from the Portage …

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Moved By Nature Coming To Finlandia University Gallery

Finlandia University will feature the work of nine Finnish artists this week, as part of Festival Ruska 2017. Festival Ruska is a cultural program celebrating Hancock and the Keweenaw Peninsula’s Finnish cultural roots. Moved by Nature is an exhibit of contemporary artists incorporating Finnish folktales and mythologies that will feature …

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“Leaf Peeping” Bringing Fall Color Tourists

As we put away our flip-flops for the season and get ready to don our sweaters, many Michigan residents and visitors are eagerly awaiting the state’s stunning annual display of fall foliage. “Leaf peeping” – a term for travel geared around fall color viewing – has become a popular pastime …

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Michigan Tech Industrial Heritage and Archaeology Program & Keweenaw National Historical Park Celebrate 25th Anniversary

The Industrial Heritage and Archaeology program celebrates its 25th anniversary with joint celebration with Keweenaw National Historical Park. “Choices from the past impact how we make decisions now and how we will in the future,” says Sarah Scarlett, assistant professor of history. “We are equipping students today to think critically …

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