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Parade of Nations logo winners

HOUGHTON — We have a Parade of Nations logo for 2021. From more than 50 entries, the Parade of Nations Committee has picked a design by Emma Riita Moilanen, a sixth grader at Dollar Bay School. She will receive a $200 prize. Her logo features a personalized globe saying “hello” in many ...

State honors Tech COVID-19 lab

HOUGHTON — The state of Michigan honored Michigan Technological University’s COVID-19 lab to commemorate its one-year anniversary. At Friday’s Board of Trustees meeting, State Rep. Greg Markkanen presented Board Chair Brenda Ryan with a tribute commending the lab. In addition to ...

College graduation: MTU hosts campus walk for ‘20, ‘21 grads

HOUGHTON — After two years of commencement ceremonies were wiped out by the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan Technological University found a way to honor its graduates in person. Friday afternoon, graduates from 2020 and 2021 donned their cap and gown and participated in a walk through campus. ...

One year later: Tech marks anniversary of COVID lab

HOUGHTON — The benefits of a quick testing turnaround for COVID-19 are obvious: a negative relieves stress, a positive enables quarantining and contact tracing that can limit further spread. In the early days of the pandemic, testing could take more than a week. Early on, Michigan ...

MTU holds second Waste Reduction Drive

HOUGHTON — At least 31,000 items otherwise bound for a landfill were collected for reuse Saturday as part of the second annual Waste Reduction Drive. Members of Michigan Technological University’s Sustainability Demonstration House and other volunteers collected items at Tech’s Student ...