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Michigan Tech Students Find Alternative Spring Breaks

By: Mark Wilcox, News Writer, Michigan Technological University For Michigan Technological University students, spring break is a time to take the dedication, innovation and tenacity they bring to the classroom to a different venue. Alternative Spring Break trips can be described as altruistic, academic, athletic and more. Rather than hanging …

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Spring Load Restrictions Go Into Effect Thursday

SPRING LOAD RESTRICTIONS WILL GO INTO EFFECT AS FOLLOWS: BARAGA, HOUGHTON, KEWEENEW, and ONTONAGON COUNTIES – 8:00 a.m., Thursday, March 14, 2019 This will remain in effect from Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 8 a.m. until further notice.  Subject to change based on weather and road conditions Maximum legal axle …

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Snowmobiler Injured In Collision With Police Vehicle

A snowmobiler was injured when he collided with a patrol vehicle in Ontonagon County. The Michigan State Police Wakefield Post said the accident happened on Thursday around 7:00pm CST on Highway M-28 in Bergland Township. 30-year-old Kyle Dreckman from Iowa failed to yield at the intersection of the Bergland Access …

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Former Family Dollar Store Roof Collapses

The roof of the former Family Dollar store on 5th Street in downtown Calumet partially collapsed this week under the weight of snow. The collapse began sometime Wednesday night into Thursday morning and forced the closure of a block of 5th Street, which was littered with debris. Family Dollar still …

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2019 Great Bear Chase to Start With Record Numbers

Photo Credit: Brockit Photography The 39th UP Health System Great Bear Chase has seen a record number of registrations, with more than 800 skiers expected to start in one of the event’s seven individual races.  “There are a number of factors that have made the Great Bear Chase successful,” said …

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Peters Named Among Most Effective Senators in 115th Senate

The following press release was submitted by Senator Peter’s office: Senator Ranked 4th-Most Effective Senator in the Minority Party by Non-Partisan Center for Effective Lawmaking WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) was named among the most effective lawmakers in the 115th Senate (2017-2018). According to the non-partisan Center for Effective Lawmaking, …

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