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Center secures grant funding vouched by CCISD, MTU

April 12, 2016 HANCOCK — Finding grant money to fund the programs offered to schools is only one part of the process. Grant-awarding organizations only provide grants to a responsible depository. more »»

10 things to know today: Tuesday, April 12, 2016

April 12, 2016 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. more »»

Blood Typing: Device improves testing, saves time

April 11, 2016 HOUGHTON — Typing blood can be a time-consuming process, but Adrienne Minerick is developing a device that can do the typing immediately. more »»

Book Buying

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Tech Consumer Products Day features spin on ‘Shark Tank’

April 11, 2016 HOUGHTON — Twenty-three teams of Michigan Technological University students had only 20 hours to come up with new spins for commercial products. more »»

Travelers should check for Zika risk

April 11, 2016 HANCOCK — Copper Country residents do not need to worry about a Zika epidemic coming to the U.P. more »»

Regional school agencies provide resources

April 11, 2016 By GRAHAM JAEHNIG HANCOCK — Programs like Family Science Night and the Western U.P. more »»

Appeal Denied: Appeals court upholds Nassiri conviction

April 9, 2016 HOUGHTON - The 2014 murder conviction of a Dollar Bay man who killed his wife the previous year will stand, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. more »»

Tech considers enhanced policy for family leave

April 9, 2016 HOUGHTON — In 2012, Michigan Technological University began a paid maternal leave policy, and now one university organization would like that policy to be expanded to a paid parental leave, accordin... more »»

Center gets grants to provide school resources

April 9, 2016 HANCOCK — The Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education is a valuable resource to schools throughout the five western counties of the U.. more »»

Center provides resources by divvying grants

April 9, 2016 HANCOCK — In providing programs, services, and resources to K-12 schools throughout the western U.P. more »»

Weaver’s story shows how art sustains community

April 8, 2016 CALUMET — Lorri Oikarinen has been an artist working in Calumet for decades, and she thinks art can help the village achieve a measure of sustainability and strengthen the community. more »»

Man from Pelkie killed in crash at Tiger Stadium

April 8, 2016 DETROIT (AP) — A woman is charged in connection with a crash that left an Upper Peninsula man dead on the old Tiger Stadium site in Detroit. more »»

Regional center gets grant to teach teachers to teach tech

April 8, 2016 HANCOCK — Five Upper Peninsula math and science centers have received one million dollars in funding to provide sustained professional development to middle and high school teachers. more »»

First project: How to build 3-D printer

April 8, 2016 HANCOCK — Shawn Opplinger, director of the Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Engineering, said her department has received $200,000 in funding for a two-year... more »»

Local high schools participate in athletic head injury project

April 7, 2016 CALUMET — At the start of the 2015-16 school year, 70 member schools of the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) across the state were invited to participate in one of two testing... more »»

Machine shops see shortage of local training

April 7, 2016 HANCOCK — Baraga County has historically high unemployment, says Alan Dantes, CNC Manager for L’Anse Manufacturing, but his company is almost always hiring. more »»

Township starts planning 150th anniversary

April 7, 2016 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — Celebrating the 150th anniversary of anything is usually a pretty big deal, and people in Calumet Township are considering ways to acknowledge that milestone for the township. more »»



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