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43 Michigan Counties Get Ag Disaster Designation

Forty-three Michigan counties have been declared natural disaster areas because of bad farming weather this year. The designation came this week from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Most of the counties are downstate, but Delta, Dickinson, Iron, Marquette and Schoolcraft Counties in the Upper Peninsula made the list. Michigan agriculture …

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Middle Schoolers Learn STEM Is Cool

Sixth and seventh graders from schools across the Copper Country got some hands-on STEM experience yesterday, as the first Copper Country Science and Engineering Festival was held at Hancock High School. The Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers brought an engaging array of displays and activities to inspire the kids’ interest in …

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