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Michigan Tech Makes Princeton Review’s Best Colleges List

Michigan Technological University has made the Princeton Review’s annual guide to Best Colleges. The 2017 edition of 381 Best Colleges was released Tuesday.  Princeton Review, not affiliated with Princeton University, has published its Best Colleges guide annually since 1992. Inclusion in the guide is based on 143,000 student surveys and …

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Portage Health Auxiliary Announces Grant Opportunity

Hancock, MI – The Portage Health Auxiliary is a non-profit organization, whose mission is to serve the health and well-being of elderly and youth causes in Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon Counties. The Auxiliary is pleased to announce that it will be accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations in the …

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Door-To-Door Scam In Houghton County

Houghton County residents are being warned of a local door to door scam. Houghton County Sheriff Brian McLean says their department is investigating complaints of a white female suspect who has reportedly been going door to door asking for cash, checks or returnable cans and bottles, saying the money will …

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HEET Giving LEDs to Income-Qualified UPPCO Customers

HANCOCK–The Houghton Energy Efficiency Team (HEET) is distributing LED light bulbs at no charge to Upper Peninsula Power Co. (UPPCO) customers who meet income guidelines. The LEDs, which are provided by Efficiency United, use only one-sixth the energy of conventional incandescent bulbs and last up to 20 years. HEET will …

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Elementary Students Learn Earth Science At Michigan Tech

Twenty-four students are getting one last opportunity to attend summer camp and get a head start on their studies for the coming school year. The Michigan Tech Center for Science & Environmental Outreach has been hosting an end of summer camp this week. The theme is Earth science. Students in …

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Police & Truck Drivers Come Together For Safety

Trucks carrying heavy loads pose a risk to everyone if safety regulations are not followed. That’s why it’s important for them to know what those regulations are and what officers are looking for in the event they get pulled over. A truck traffic safety meeting was held in Houghton to …

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Beartown Firefighters Relief Fund Established

This press release was put out by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community on Tuesday, August 3o: An account has established for the fundraising efforts and donations received to assist the families of the decreased and injured Beartown Firefighters. The Beartown Firefighter Relief Fund has been set up at the Superior …

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Two Arrested In Drug Bust In Atlantic Mine

On August 29th, detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) executed a search warrant at two adjacent residences located in Atlantic Mine. During a search of those residences detectives seized heroin and crystal meth. Two subjects were arrested for possession of crystal meth and possession of heroin. Both …

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