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World Water Day Celebration Begins

Although global recognition of World Water Day was last week, the Great Lakes Research Center is celebrating it’s involvement today and tomorrow and featured a lecture last night from Greg Kleinheinz, professor of environmental engineering technology of the University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh. Originally created by the United Nations in 1993, …

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DNR Holding Public Engagement Meetings On CWD

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Natural Resources Commission will host a series of public engagement meetings on chronic wasting disease – a fatal central nervous system disease found in deer, elk and moose. The meetings will provide an opportunity for the commission and department to hear …

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Michigan Tech Celebrates World Water Day

Michigan Technological University’s Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) has several events planned for World Water Day. This year’s theme is “Nature for Water.” While World Water Day is traditionally celebrated on March 22, the Michigan Tech celebration is scheduled for March 27-29. The Michigan Tech observance features a keynote lecture, …

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Deadline For Writing Contest Approaching

The Dixon Ticonderoga Writers’ Group (DTWG) announces its latest writing contest for high school students in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties. The Rules The writing should be your best original work, and must be word-processed with standard formatting (consult your teacher!).  Your name CANNOT appear on the writing itself.  Attach the …

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Phase Three Planned For Keweenaw Point Trail

Plans may soon be underway to begin the final phase of the Keweenaw Point Trail. The Copper Harbor Trails Club is applying for a grant from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund and recently asked the Keweenaw County Board of Commissioners for a letter of support. The trail will ultimately …

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EPA Awards Grant to Michigan Technological University for Innovative Technology Project

WASHINGTON (March 22, 2018) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $15,000 for a Phase I student team from Michigan Technological University in Houghton through the People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) grants program. Michigan Technological University’s P3 project is the “Separation and Recovery of Individual Components from the End-of-Life Lithium-ion Batteries.” …

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Body Of Missing Man Found

The search for 25-year-old Raleigh Harrington from the St. Ignace area man is over. The Michigan State Police say after an extensive search by land, air and water, the body of the missing man was found in a heavily wooded area of Mackinac County. Although there is still an active …

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Michigan Tech Graduate Engineering Programs Ranked in Top 100

Michigan Technological University’s College of Engineering has moved up and again is ranked among the top 100 graduate engineering schools in the US News & World Reports “Best Graduate School” rankings. Michigan Tech ranked 83rd of more than 200 engineering schools that grant doctoral degrees. Tech moved up from last year’s …

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