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Three School Districts Earn Recognition

According to Bridge Magazine, three school districts in the Copper Country made their list of the top ten percent of school districts that exceeded expectations in 2013. The list is used to view classroom performance relative to socioeconomic status. Calumet, Laurium and Keweenaw Public Schools had the highest rank at …

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Propane Emergency Extended

The propane energy emergency declared by Governor Snyder several weeks ago has been extended. Record low temperatures, heavy snowfall, pipeline issues and other factors have combined for a shortage that is driving prices sky-high. Snyder’s emergency order is in effect through Tuesday, February 11th. It allows motor carriers and drivers …

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Governor to Unveil Budget This Week

The governor’s budget proposal to be unveiled this week, will include a 322-million dollar spending increase in K-12 schools, although most of it will got toward mandatory school retirement costs. The Detroit Free Press, citing sources in the state budget office, reports that the governor’s overall proposal will represent a …

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