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MTU Enrollment Figures

Michigan Technological University submitted its preliminary fall enrollment figures to the state this week. Enrollment totaled 7,100 this fall, up from last year and the second highest since 1983. Female enrollment in the College of Engineering is 1,005, an all-time high at 22 percent. American minority students totaled 474, nearly …

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Out of the Darkness Community Walk

The Baraga County Out of the Darkness Community Walk will begin at 11:00 at L’Anse Waterfront Park. The walk is designed to raise awareness about depression and suicide, and raise money to support anti-suicide programs. It’s part of a national effort sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Check-in …

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MDOT Seeks Volunteers

The Michigan Department of Transportation is looking for volunteers in the Upper Peninsula to report on winter driving conditions. M-DOT says the new Road Watchers program will give motorists a chance to tell them how well it’s maintaining highways in the U.P. this winter. Road Watcher volunteers will occasionally be …

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