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NMU Policy Change Benefits Transfer Students

Northern Michigan University has increased the number of credit hours students can transfer from regionally accredited community colleges from 64 to 90. The recently approved policy change will go into effect this fall. It recognizes the value of students’ past academic work at other institutions and aligns with the statewide …

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Snow Statue Building Underway At Michigan Tech

With an average snowfall of 218 inches, the Houghton / Hancock area makes the for perfect winter playground.  Many come to ski and snowmobile, and for Michigan Tech students, it’s time to build something with it. Students at Michigan Tech returned to campus from the holiday break and wasted no …

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Michigan’s Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly

Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate ticked up by a tenth of a percentage point in December to 4.0 percent. Total employment edged up by 1,000 while the number of unemployed rose by 4,000, resulting in a monthly labor force gain of 5,000. Compared to last year, the jobless rate was …

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Car Fire Extinguished In Kingsford

Kingsford Public Safety Officers were dispatched to a vehicle fire Wednesday around 3:30pm. The fire was located at 671 North Riverhills Road where a 2005 Chevrolet pickup was found to be fully engulfed in flames. Emergency crews were able to put out the fire in under an hour before any …

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