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Houghton Police Get New Protective Vests

Houghton Police officers will be getting upgrade to their safety. Chief John Donnelly said the department has received a 50-50 matching grant for new protective vests. The officers will be fitted for the vests Thursday, with some choosing vests that will go under their uniforms and other wearing an outer …

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Movie Magic Film Series Presents “Madagascar”

“Madagascar” will be shown as part of the Movie Magic Film Series at the Calumet Theatre on Wednesday, July 26 at 7 pm. Admission is $1 per person with fresh popcorn and concessions for sale. Kids 13 and under have a chance to win prizes including a bike. Alex the …

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MTU Summer Youth Camp Visits Microfabrication Core Facility

Michigan Tech’s Microfabrication Core Facility provided students with a glimpse of the microfabrication process. Managing Director of the Microfabrication Facility Chito Kendrick said the facility works with extremely small materials. “Microfabrication is the process where you’re fabricating samples or features that are in the micron range or less,” said Managing …

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Tanner Kero Returns For MTU Youth Hockey Camp

This week, youth hockey players attended Tech’s Hockey School camp at the MacInnes Student Arena. The players practiced their skating skills, learned puck handling and even played a few scrimmage games. A special guest instructor made an appearance at this year’s camp: Hancock native and Michigan Tech Hockey alumni Tanner …

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SYP Participants to Learn About Microfabrication

Michigan Tech is hosting students this week at the Microfabrication Core Facility, part of the Summer Youth Program. Students, ages 12 – 14, will learn about the fabrication of silicon-based devices and how silicon wafers are produced. They will also have hands-on experience in the cleanroom and use the photolithography …

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