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Camp B&E Suspect In Custody

A South Range man is under arrest for allegedly breaking into a camp. Michigan State Police say Troopers from the Calumet Post arrested the 49-year-old man formerly of Baraga County in connection with a Breaking and Entering investigation of a seasonal residence in Duncan Township in southern Houghton County. On …

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Davidson Named New Calumet High School Principal

Calumet High School has a new principal. The School Board has hired former CLK Schools teacher Chris Davidson to replace retiring Principal George Twardzik, who announced his plans to step down earlier this year. Davidson is currently the Chassell Township School’s Superintendent and K-12 Principal. He had been a teacher …

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Motorcycle Accident In Hancock

A Hancock man was injured when he collided with a deer while on his motorcycle. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened Tuesday just before 9:00pm on M-203 by Lakeshore Drive in Hancock Township. The 41-year-old man was taken to Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital by Mercy Ambulance for treatment …

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Grants Awarded To Help Feed Children During The Summer

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan has received a $5.5 million federal grant to reduce and prevent food insecurity and hunger among children during the summer months. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Service and Michigan Department of Education announced that the state is one of eight selected by the United …

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FIRST Robotics Scholarships Awarded By Michigan Tech

To view the full story from Tech Today, follow this link: http://www.admin.mtu.edu/urel/ttoday/?issue=20150609 Eleven of this spring’s high school graduates, five from Michigan and six from Wisconsin or Minnesota, are the inaugural recipients of FIRST Robotics Scholarships to Michigan Tech. Tech Today reports these exceptional students have actively competed on a FIRST …

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Civil War Veteran Gets Headstone

A veteran of the Civil War received a headstone last week for the first time. Private Darius Bunker was buried in an unmarked grave on Mackinac Island in 1914. Dewey Jones with Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War in Marquette says those who fought in the Civil War …

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Great Lakes Nuclear Waste Dump On Hold

Canadian officials are holding off a final decision on whether to open a nuclear waste dump in Ontario less than a mile from Lake Huron. State Senator Phil Pavlov says that’s good news. He opposes the plan and is worried about the long-term impact on the lake, especially if there’s …

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New Law Allows Military Service To Be Used For College Credit

Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation allowing veterans and active duty members of the military working their way to a bachelor’s degree at a Michigan college or university to be eligible to receive academic credits for some of their military experience. The measure requires collaboration between education officials and the …

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