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MTU Receives Special Microscope

Michigan Tech is well on its way to getting a $1.7 million, state-of-the-science transmission electron microscope, thanks to the National Science Foundation and a team of dedicated researchers led by Reza Shahbazian-Yassar. The cost of the TEM will be covered by $1.2 million from the NSF and about $500,000 in …

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Bridge to be Dedicated to Veterans

The Copper Country is well-known for its veterans population and two local lawmakers are introducing a bill to honor those who have served. Representative Scott Dianda is teaming up with Senator Tom Casperson to name a bridge in Ontonagon County the “Ontonagon County Veterans Memorial Bridge.” The bridge is located …

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Minimum Wage to Be Implemented Monday

If you’re paid the minimum wage, you’re likely getting a pay increase next Monday. It follows recent action by the Michigan Legislature, and the Governor. The state’s minimum wage will increase from the current $7.40 per hour to $8.15 per hour on September First. The state’s minimum wage was last …

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