High-tech tour

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HOUGHTON — On Saturday, Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist along with a delegation including Michigan Technological University President Rick Koubek, became some of the first people to get early look at the university’s new H-STEM Engineering and Health Technologies Complex.. The building, ...

A helping hand for women with breast cancer


There’s nothing much scarier than finding out you have breast cancer. Your mind’s awhirl. “What do I do now? What does the future hold? How am I going to get through this?” In the Keweenaw, a support group called Women Living with Cancer is here to help. “We are your cancer ...

Tower request prompts structural analysis

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EAGLE RIVER — A request for space on the tower at Mt. Horace Greeley by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has prompted Keweenaw County officials to engage a contractor to conduct a structural analysis on the tower before permitting additions to the tower. “There’s a ...

Experiencing the unique frequency of autumn


“Trumpets sound and I hear thunder boom, every time that you walk in the room.” – Jackie DeShannon There’s a sense or a presence – a frequency or vibration – that most of us can feel when we walk into a room – good, bad or otherwise. We can tell whether the vibes are cool or ...

Langseth more than his resume

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A man’s heart and soul are found beyond the words of his obituary. Funeral directors do an incredible job of gathering the details of a deceased man’s life: dates of birth, death and marriage, places of employment and worship, and lists of surviving and deceased relatives. With the ...

MI Republican charged in false elector plot agrees to AG deal

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LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan Republican accused of participating in a fake elector plot had all criminal charges dropped Thursday after he and the state Attorney General’s office reached a cooperation deal. James Renner was one of 16 Republicans who acted as false electors for ...