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Michigan Tech Enter Step Three Monday

Michigan Tech enters Step Three of their Return to Campus Plan on Monday. Step Three is the final step, in which Michigan Tech resumes campus operations, in preparation of the Fall semester that begins on August 23rd. Students and staff will be following the Health and Safety Levels system, when …

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Finlandia Promise Now Known As Hancock Promise

The Finlandia Promise, going back to 2009, is now known as the Hancock Promise, after being extended for the next seven years, by Finlandia University and the Hancock School District. In 2009, Hancock gave Finlandia the old high school building, but held onto the old bus garage. Now, Finlandia has …

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Houghton County Planning Commission Meets Virtually

The Houghton County Planning Commission meets virtually today. Topics to be discussed include updates from the solid waste committee, trails committee, an update on the new jail, and Houghton County Emergency Measures. Michigan Tech  Professor Chelsea Schelly will speak regarding community input and policing in Houghton County and Brad Barnett …

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Gogebic County Has Multiple New COVID-19 Cases

An explosion in COVID-19 cases in Gogebic County. This from the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department. In the last two days, 15 confirmed cases, along with one probable case, which is being treated as a positive. Houghton County also reported two new confirmed cases, along with one recovery. Baraga County …

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2020 Census Update

How are we doing in terms of the 2020 Census? Glen Anderson, Chair of Houghton County’s Complete Count Committee. Anderson also said census workers will be going door to door before the end of August. You also have a new way to complete the census. The Portage Lake District Library …

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