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MGH Releases More Info on New Hospital

Marquette General Hospital has released more details about the agreement with the City of Marquette to locate its new facility on the old roundhouse property adjacent to US-41. Here is their full press release: Duke LifePoint and City of Marquette Sign Agreement Regarding Site for New Marquette General Hospital New …

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PON 25th Celebration Continues

The 25th anniversary celebration of the Parade of Nations and Multicultural Festival continues today with the opening of a new exhibit at the Carnegie Museum. Darnishia Slade from the International Programs and Services office at MTU says the collaboration is just one example of how the community and the university …

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Marquette Commission Approves Hospital Site

The Marquette City Commission has accepted Duke Lifepoint’s offer to locate the new Marquette General hospital on the city’s old roundhouse property. The city will sell that location and the site currently occupied by the city Municipal Service Center for four-million dollars. Details still need to be worked out. Duke …

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Torch Run Passes Through Keweenaw

The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run kicked off in the Copper Country yesterday. Keweenaw County Sheriff Ron Lahti again ran the first five-mile stretch, beginning at noon in Copper Harbor. In Eagle Harbor, team co-captain Stephen Salladay said it’s all about raising money and awareness for Michigan Special Olympics… SALLADAY. …

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Seel to Step Down as MTU Provost

Michigan Tech is beginning the search for a new provost. Current provost Max Seel will be returning to the classroom. He has been Tech’s provost since February of 2010. Seel will stay on the job until his replacement is found. The provost is the chief academic officer of the University, …

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New Ottawa Forest Supervisor Appointed

The Ottawa National Forest has a new supervisor. Linda Jackson comes from Arizona, where she was a District Ranger at the Prescott National Forest, and also worked at the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. She holds degrees in natural science and geology from Lewis and Clark College and Portland State University. Jackson …

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Cliff Fall Victim Identified

The Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Department has identified the Michigan Tech student who fell off a cliff near Cliff Drive last evening. 18-year-old Michael Gobeli of Winnetka, Illinois, was climbing with a group of friends. Deputies say he apparently reached the top of the cliff first. His friends saw him fall …

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Law Enforcement Torch Run Underway

The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run is underway. The first runner left Copper Harbor early this afternoon. Runners from police agencies will take turns around the clock until they finish the 750-mile route in suburban Detroit on Friday. Last year, Michigan’s run raised more than 11-thousand dollars to support Special …

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LL-H Board to Consider Teacher Changes

With the school year already underway, the Lake Linden-Hubbell Board of Education will deal with some last-minute personnel changes at its meeting this evening. The Board is expected to accept the resignations of elementary special education teacher Jennifer Beaudette, band director Sara Perfetti, and art teacher Danielle Alfafara. Two of …

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Truck Rolls Into Lower Harbor

A pickup truck and trailer that were parked at Marquette’s Lower Harbor during Beer Fest Saturday apparently slipped out of gear, and rolled into Lake Superior. The truck was fully submerged before it came to a stop. It was pulled back out of the harbor Saturday evening. Officials think it …

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