Recent Updates

Keweenaw Prosecutor Law License Suspended

Houghton County Prosecutor Michael Makinen will oversee court cases in Keweenaw County for the next six months, following the suspension of Keweenaw County Prosecuting Attorney Donna Jaaskalainen’s law license. The Michigan Attorney Discipline Board recently found that Jaaskalainen neglected cases in her private practice, including missing critical legal filing deadlines, …

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MTEC Allies with Personnel Firm

Keweenaw Peninsula businesses will soon be getting some local assistance in hiring key personnel. MTEC SmartZone has announced a strategic partnership with Stang Decision Systems. SDS is headquartered in Marquette. It provides human resource services, including hiring, employee training and strategic planning. Company owner Spencer Stang says he plans to …

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MTU Provost Finalists Announced

The pool of candidates to become the next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Michigan Tech has been reduced to four. They are… – Jacqueline Huntoon, who is MTU’s current Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School. – Bruce Seely, who is the current Dean of the …

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