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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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Respite Training Offered In Houghton

Providing Help to a Caregiver? FREE Training Available! Respite Education and Support Tools (REST)   Rest is an originally designed educational course that provides respite training to adults and teens who want to offer care to those in need and provide assistance to their caregivers.  As a REST companion (volunteer or …

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Tech Marks Fifth Straight Year of Enrollment Increases

By Mark Wilcox, News Writer, Michigan Technological University Preliminary enrollment figures required by the state of Michigan have been tabulated by Michigan Technological University. At 7,319 students, Michigan Tech marks a fifth straight year of enrollment growth. With 51 students more than last year, this is the fourth straight year Michigan Tech has …

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Parade of Nations & Multicultural Festival Is Saturday

By Jennifer Donovan, Director of News & Media Relations University Marketing & Communications Michigan Technological University The Parade starts at 11 a.m. in downtown Hancock.  It will cross the Portage Lift Bridge and march through downtown Houghton, winding up at the Dee Stadium, where a Multicultural Festival will begin at …

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UPPCO Says Electric Bills Will Go Down In 2018

This press release was issued by UPPCO: Marquette – Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) is planning to file its 2018 Power Supply Cost Recovery (PSCR) plan with the State of Michigan. When coupled with other recent actions taken by UPPCO, the PSCR filing is expected to lower annual energy costs …

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UPEC Environmental Education Grants Available

The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition announces their annual Environmental Education Grant program. Applications are due the first week of January of each year. This round of applications is due Friday, January 5, 2018. Since 2003, Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (UPEC) Board has approved funding for annual special non-endowed designated mini-grants. …

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