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MTU Muck Run

Get out your best costume and be prepared to get it messy as the annual MTU Muck Run will be held at the MTU Trails tomorrow morning. The 5K run begins at 10:00, and could include rain, mud, or even snow. There will be prizes for the winners, and a …

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Sigma Pi Haunted House

For those looking for a spooky time this weekend, the Sigma Pi Haunted House will be open today and tomorrow. The children’s version will take place between 7:00 and 9:00 and for those who want an extra scare, an adult version will be open from 9:00 until midnight. Admission is …

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Food Donations for LBFOTE

Tomorrow, the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity will be going door to door collecting non-perishable food donations for the Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly food pantry. The following areas will be covered: Atlantic Mine, South Range, Painesdale, Dodgeville, Houghton, Hancock, Chassell, Calumet, Laurium, Dollar Bay, Hubbell, Tamarack City and Lake Linden. …

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Still Time to Get an Absentee Ballot

Election Day is fast approaching and there is still time for voters in Michigan to get an absentee ballot but you’d better act fast. Secretary of State Ruth Johnson says those who wish to receive their absentee ballot by mail must submit their application by 2 p.m. Saturday. Absentee ballots …

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Be Smart, Be Safe and Be Seen

AAA Michigan has begun a statewide effort to ‘Be Smart, Be Safe, and Be Seen’ this Halloween. The campaign, according to spokesperson Susan Hiltz, is a cooperative effort targeted at motorists, parents, adults and trick-or-treaters on what is considered to be one of the most deadly nights of the year …

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GM To Present MTU With Grant

Today, one of Michigan Tech’s long-time supporters will be signing a big check for the university. General Motors will present the University with a $100,000 grant from the General Motors Foundation. There will be a presentation at 10:30 a.m. in the East Reading Room of the Van Pelt and Opie …

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KBIC Primary Election Candidates

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Primary Elections are this Saturday and the ballot features some familiar names and some new ones. The Baraga District Candidates are incumbents Robert “RD” Curtis and Carole LaPointe, as well as Doreen Blaker, Thomas Chosa, Jr., Alden “Auddie” Connor, Jr., Fred Dakota, Bruce LaPointe, Sr., …

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MSP Offers Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating

Halloween is tomorrow night and the Michigan State Police want to remind parents and kids to be safe while trick-or-treating. Troopers suggest trick-or-treating as early as possible to avoid walking around at night, making sure kids have a parent with them, and to watch out while walking between parked cars. …

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Chartier Promoted to Regional Director of Home Care and Hospice

U.P. Health System – Portage will have a new person overseeing their home care and hospice services. Craig Chartier, Director of Home Care and Hospice for UP Health System – Marquette, has been promoted to Regional Director of Home Care and Hospice, effective immediately. UP Health System Market President Jim …

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Drug Trafficking Arrest Made in Ishpeming

A major interstate cocaine and heroin trafficking operation has an Ishpeming woman facing up to 20 years in federal prison and a possible $1 million fine. 30-year-old Rachel Lynn Hanson admitted her guilt in a cocaine and heroin trafficking ring in U.S. District Court in Marquette. In an agreement with …

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