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‘Beautiful’ behemoth: Researcher dedicated to sturgeon efforts

November 18, 2015 HOUGHTON — They suck food off the lake and river bottoms like vacuum cleaners of the depths, they grow to the size of a full-grown person, and they may be kind of prehistoric lookin. more »»

Meet the sturgeon

November 18, 2015 HOUGHTON — Mature lake sturgeon can be huge, Michigan Tech biology professor Nancy Auer told the crowd during a public lecture at the Carnegie Museum Tuesda. more »»

Diwali dance

November 18, 2015 more »»

School board members question legislators on road bill

November 18, 2015 HANCOCK — With $600 million in unidentified cuts looming for road funding, local education officials expressed concern that education dollars might get the axe. more »»

Insurance on the agenda at BHK board meeting

November 18, 2015 HOUGHTON — At Monday’s regular Board of Directors Meeting, BHK Child Development board members discussed renewing the health insurance plan with no change to to coverage with an employee contributio... more »»

Kits aim to help homeless through the winter

November 18, 2015 MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — Relatively balmy November temperatures aside, it’s bound to get cold soon in Marquette. more »»

Threat charge might change

November 17, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton County Prosecutor Michael Makinen said he would likely be filing a motion to dismiss the charge against a Michigan Technological University student accused of posting a violent... more »»

Smoothie- licious: Houghton schools get smoothie maker donated

November 17, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Houghton-Portage Township School District Board of Education got a rare mid-meeting snack Monday as it heard about a recent Houghton High School grant. more »»

Evolving human existence impacts wildlife

November 17, 2015 By DAN ROBLEE droblee@mininggazette. more »»

Memorial fundraiser for Diane McCollum

November 17, 2015 HANCOCK — For Mark Pittillo, Diane McCollum was more than an employee. She was also a friend. more »»

Dial Help seeking volunteers

November 17, 2015 HOUGHTON — Dial Help is looking for people in the area to be “part of the movement of making the community safer for people who are suicidal or in another type of crisis,” Rebecca Crane, executive... more »»

Hands-on education

November 17, 2015 more »»

Finlandia starts Alpha Lambda Delta honor society chapter

November 17, 2015 Finlandia Univesity HANCOCK? — Recently, 10 Finlandia University students were inducted as charter members of the Finlandia University chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) during the school’s formal... more »»

Deer opener better than 2014

November 17, 2015 MARQUETTE —Sunday's opening day of the firearm deer hunting season was improved over last year in some areas of the Upper Peninsula, based on reports from deer check stations, according to the... more »»

Tech student arraigned on threat charge

November 16, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton County Prosecutor Michael Makinen said he would likely be filing a motion to dismiss the charge against a Michigan Technological University student accused of posting a violent... more »»

March: Community protests; Tech student charged

November 16, 2015 Approximately 200 people marched from Michigan Tech’s Walker Arts building to the Houghton County Court House Sunday in response to an online threat against African Americans posted on Yik Yak by an... more »»

Protesters: Threat charge too lenient

November 16, 2015 HOUGHTON — Students and community members of Michigan Technological University who marched Sunday evening thought more serious charges should be made against a student who allegedly posted a social... more »»

Commission figuring historic park borders

November 16, 2015 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — Before the Keweenaw National Historical Park became a park, its two units were designated National Historic Landmarks, and there’s now an effort to determine what changes to the... more »»

Dance, dance, dance at International Night

November 16, 2015 HOUGHTON — From a sumptuous meal that encompassed six continents to a drum performance that brought just as many on the dance floor, there was plenty to love at Michigan Technological University’s... more »»

State reading mandate draws criticism locally

November 16, 2015 HANCOCK — A state mandate to hold back third-graders based on reading test results was cited by local state legislators as one more example of the state taking control from local school district. more »»



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