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Road Restrictions Go Into Effect Noon Friday

The latest thaw has triggered road restrictions, going into effect this Friday at noon. The restrictions are for Houghton, Baraga, Keweenaw and Ontonagon Counties and will remain in effect until further notice. Maximum legal axle loads will be reduced to 65% of normal loads as prescribed by the Michigan Vehicle …

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Calumet High School Students Headed To State Welding Finals

A pair of Calumet High School students are being recognized for their performance at a welding competition. Students Warren Torola and Alex Anderson competed with the best career and technical students from across the Upper Peninsula at the regional Skills/USA competition at Bay College in Escanaba on February 3rd. Torola …

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Ahmeek Man Facing Two Drug Charges

A Keweenaw County man is facing two counts of delivery of marijuana. Detectives from UPSET West served a search and arrest warrant at a residence in Ahmeek on Monday. During the search, marijuana, packaging, and a scale were recovered, along with $2,000 in cash. 52-year-old Eric Eugene Pushee was arrested …

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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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