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Houghton County Commission Flips Vote, Will Support Canal View Advocating for a Conversation

Canal View has the support of Houghton County’s Board of Commissioners and many of its residents. This afternoon in a special meeting, Commissioner Janssen was absent due to a prior commitment, the Houghton County Board of Commissioners passed resolution 2022 – 13 A, showing their support of Canal View advocating …

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Get Out to a Trail Next Week During Michigan’s Trails Week

Trails Week across the state starts on Sunday. The week long celebration encourages Michigan residents and visitors to hit the trails and get outdoors. And trails week doesn’t just focus on the state’s vast hiking trails. Because Michigan’s motorized trails also offer some of the region’s best scenic views, and …

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Eagle Shoreline Protection is Fighting Erosion in the Great Lakes with Living Shorelines

Michigan’s eroding shorelines have traditional been solved with hard metal seawalls. But research is finding that hard armory solutions have more long term issues than establishing a more natural form. Living shorelines work by connecting the land to the water rather than separating them, like with seawalls. Eagle Shoreline Protection, …

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Houghton County Board to Revisit Canal View Support Resolution Today

Frustration about COVID-19 restrictions at Canal View-Houghton County could come to a head at a special meeting of the Houghton County Board of Commissioners this afternoon. The issue burst into public view September 2, when Canal View administrator Kimberly Salmi published a lengthy statement on social media. In it, she …

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Winter Carnival Logo Revealed

The logo for Michigan Tech’s 2023 Winter Carnival has been released.  Next year’s theme is “Tasty Foods for Wintry Moods.” The logo design features a mouth-watering assortment of treats, including a hamburger, a milkshake, French fries, an ice cream sundae, a frosted doughnut, and – of course – a pasty. …

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Parade of Nations Takes Place Tomorrow

The diversity of the Michigan Tech campus and the surrounding community will be celebrated at tomorrow’s Parade of Nations.  The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Quincy Green. Floats, bands, dancers and marchers carrying banners and flags of more than 60 nations will travel through downtown Hancock, across the …

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Marquette Man Charged in Teen Sex Investigation

A man has been arrested following an investigation into child sexual predators in the Marquette area.  Michigan State Police investigators say the 41-year-old man struck up a relationship with what he thought was an underage girl on social media, exchanged numerous messages, and eventually arranged to meet in person to …

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Hubbell VFW Post 4624 Will Use the 5K Funds to Re-establish the Town’s Veteran Honor Roll

This year’s Prisoner of War/ Missing in Action 5K run, organized by Michigan Tech Air Force ROTC, is just a couple of weeks away. Each year the students group has set up a race in the fall, to honor veterans of war who have not returned home, and raise money …

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Houghton Planning Commission to Consider Site Plans Tonight

The Houghton City Planning Commission will hold a special meeting tonight. The agenda includes a site plan review for the rebuild at 326 Shelden Avenue – that’s the building between Swift Hardware and the Frank A Douglass Agency. A site plan for 408 Fairview Drive, adjacent to the Michigan Tech …

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