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Tech Takes Part In Under-Ice Study

Michigan Tech is taking part in a joint research effort with two other universities. Research partners from the University of Michigan and the University of Hawaii joined Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center scientists and engineers to deploy 17 under-ice research instruments 16 feet below the frozen Portage Waterway last Friday …

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Portage Lift Bridge Work Explained

The Portage Lake Lift Bridge is scheduled to be closed Saturday night into Sunday morning for maintenance.  But what kind of work is being done Houghton County Emergency Measures Coordinator Jack Dueweke explains The closure will begin at 9pm Saturday and is expected to reopen at 7am Sunday. If you …

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Chassell Man Sentenced In Bear Parts Case

A Chassell man who was the target of a lengthy DNR undercover investigation for selling bear parts has been sentenced in Houghton County District Court. Danny Loyd, 56, has received a delay of sentence on two counts of selling bear parts and one count of advertising to carry passengers for …

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