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10 things to know today: Thursday, March 10, 2016

March 10, 2016 By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. more »»

Local grassroots campaign boosts Sanders

March 9, 2016 HANCOCK — In the Democratic presidential primary, Bernie Sanders defeated Clinton in Michigan 49.9 to 48.2 percent, with results mostly reflecting an urban/rural split. more »»

‘HUGE’ win for Trump in state, region except Houghton County

March 9, 2016 HANCOCK — On the Republican side in the Michigan presidential primary, Donald Trump took 36.5 percent of the vote, good for 25 delegates, while Ted Cruz and John Kasich each won 17 delegates with 24. more »»

Find ‘finding aids’ at Tech Archives

March 9, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections houses roughly 1,200 collections, Lindsay Hiltunen, senior archivist at the archives sai. more »»

Slash of patriot’s pen

March 9, 2016 HOUGHTON — A Houghton Middle School student was among the top finishers in the state in the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ annual essay competition. more »»

More ways to win in Grand Raffle

March 9, 2016 CALUMET — For the sixth year, the Calumet Theatre is conducting its Grand Raffle, and things have been changed up a little, according to Laura Miller. more »»

Raffles raise funds to install elevator in historic theater

March 9, 2016 CALUMET — In 2013, the people operating the Calumet Theatre decided to install an elevator in the building, and it’s hoped the theatre’s Grand Raffle will help make that decision become a reality. more »»

Here’s how to check out sleds in Clean Snowmo Challenge

March 9, 2016 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — The SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge is largely closed to the public, but there will be some great opportunities to check out the sleds and talk to team members: • Wednesday, 6-8 p. more »»

Snowmobiles race through Copper County

March 8, 2016 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — Nearly all the internal combustion teams entered in this year’s SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge passed inspection Monday, with only minor tinkering ahead of them before the... more »»

Help available when using Tech Archives

March 8, 2016 By GRAHAM JAEHNIG gjaehnig@mininggazette. more »»

Rules to follow when using archives

March 8, 2016 HOUGHTON — While anyone is welcome to visit the Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections, there are certain rules to protect documents and materials. more »»

Record field for Chase race

March 7, 2016 CALUMET — Bjorn, Marcin and Thano Delhaye didn’t race the 50-km skiatholon event on Saturday, but they might have traveled farther than anyone else to compete in the Great Bear Chase at the Swedetow... more »»

Bringing them back, Bear Chase style

March 7, 2016 CALUMET — More than 80 percent of the skiers in the Great Bear Chase come from out of the area, according to race director Angela Luskin, providing a huge boost to hotels, restaurants and other loca... more »»

Broadband coming to Keweenaw County

March 7, 2016 HOUGHTON — Many people think broadband service for Internet access is essential to economic development. The purpose of Connect America is to get broadband in as many places as possible. more »»

How to vote

March 7, 2016 Polls for Tuesday’s Michigan presidential primary will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and registered voters can go to the polls at their usual polling places. more »»

Curling club shows off ‘new’ facility

March 7, 2016 CALUMET — Through a combination of aid from the state, generosity from the community and the work of its members, the place where the Copper Country Curling Club has called home for the past two... more »»

From drill bits to curling: A history of the Drill House

March 7, 2016 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — As with most places in the Copper Country, the history of the “new” curling facility called the “Drill House” is tied to the copper mining era. more »»

Citizens group fights rate hike

March 7, 2016 LANSING — In an effort to block an UPPCO $6. more »»

Portage Library hosts Garden Club

March 7, 2016 The Portage Lake District Library will host the Keweenaw Garden Club for an evening devoted to learning about wildflowers of the Keweenaw. more »»

 
 

 

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