Bridging the bay?

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BARAGA COUNTY — Two Baraga County school districts are tentatively investigating whether the districts will consolidate. Baraga Area Schools and L’Anse Public Schools are looking into the idea, which would result in a combined school district. “It’s very initial… we’re ...

Let’s get moving, paddles and propulsion


Part Five: Selecting your paddle This is one in a series of staff writer Graham Jaehnig’s personal experiences as a beginner kayaker. After you have selected your kayak and your life preserver, the next item which may cause confusion is a kayak paddle. Conducting an online search ...

Michigan Tech: more students, higher GPAs

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HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University’s fall enrollment is the highest it has been in 40 years. The 7,230 students on campus this semester represent a 3.5% jump over last year. They include 1,463 first-year students. Tech starts reaching out to students early in their high school ...

Making a difference with grants

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HANCOCK – Copper Shores Community Health Foundation recently announced this year’s recipients of the Small Grants Program: Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home, Bridging Gaps Childcare, Copper Country Intermediate School District, the Village of Laurium, Ahmeek Village Volunteer Fire and ...

End-of-summer fun

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By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette.com HANCOCK — The City of Hancock celebrated the end of summer with a day of games, vendors, activities and music. The new event had crowds of more than 200 people on Quincy Green at times Saturday afternoon, said Todd Gast, the city’s community ...

Fans flock to 5th GeekU.P.

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HOUGHTON — For seven hours Saturday, fans of gaming, science fiction, anime, cosplay and other interests congregated at the Rozsa Center for the fifth annual GeekU.P. Throughout the day, fans browsed vendors in the lobby, met with their favorite actors or ran into people who loved the same ...