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L’Anse Woman Named Finalist in Song Contest

A woman from L’Anse has been named a finalist in a song contest organized by multi-platinum singer Jewel. That was Waara’s submission to the contest that asked Americans to share stories about why public housing matters to them. She says it’s a topic she knows all too well. Waara spent …

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Stabbing Suspect Convicted

An elderly Western Upper Peninsula man convicted of stabbing a sheriff’s deputy will spend at least two years behind bars. 75-year-old Andrew Bray of Norway pled no contest in May to charges of assault less than murder and carrying a concealed weapon. He was sentenced Monday in Dickinson County Circuit …

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MTU’s Inaugural Diversity Award

Michigan Tech has announced the recepient of their inaugural Diversity Award. Computer science professor Linda Ott has received this distinction for her work in devoting time to getting more women involved in the computer science field. The award recognizes the accomplishments of a faculty and/or staff member who contributes to …

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