The Lode

Hancock school’s roof partially collapsed

Edzordzi Agobozo, Lode Writer

March 22, 2019

On Feb. 24 this year, Local 3 News reported a bus garage collapse in Negaunee Public Schools as a result of heavy snow pile up on the roof of the building. Sixteen busses were trapped inside the debris. Almost a month later, another...

Truck accident in Portage Township injures Baltic man

Sheriff's Office, Houghton County, MI

March 22, 2019

The Houghton County Sheriff Department investigated a 2-vehicle personal injury accident March 12 at 2:30 p.m. The accident occurred on Superior Road at the intersection of Elsie Road in Portage Township. A vehicle being driven...

Next Phase of H-STEM Complex Planning and Design Moves Forward

Stefanie Sidortova, Michigan Tech News

March 22, 2019

At its regular meeting in Houghton today, the Michigan Technological University Board of Trustees approved expenditures to complete planning and design for what is currently being referred to as the H-STEM Engineering and Health...

Houghton Shopko to close

Mason Liagre, News Editor

March 22, 2019

Houghton’s branch of Shopko, a retail outlet and pharmacy, will be closing this year with an estimated final day of operation of May 5. The corporation filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy on January 16, 2019. Chapter 11 is referred...

Department of Natural Resources seeks public input on Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park general management planning

DNR News, Michigan Department of Natural Resources

March 22, 2019

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is seeking input to help shape a new general management plan that will guide the future of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, located in the western Upper Peninsula’s Gogebic...

USG elections open

Mason Liagre, News Editor

March 22, 2019

The Undergraduate Student Government of MTU has opened voting for next year’s Executive Board and At-Large Representatives and encourages all students to participate. The poll can be found on involvement.mtu.edu. All of the candidates were asked four questi...

National and international headlines

Mason Liagre, News Editor

March 22, 2019

Michael Cohen to testify Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, is set to appear before the House Oversight Committee for a public hearing on Wednesday, February 27. Cohen was President Trump’s lawyer...

USG elections open

Mason Liagre, News Editor

March 8, 2019

The Undergraduate Student Government of MTU has opened voting for next year’s Executive Board and At- Large Representatives and encourages all students to participate. The poll can be found on involvement.mtu.edu....

National and international headlines

Mason Liagre, News Editor

March 8, 2019

Michael Cohen to testify Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, is set to appear before the House Oversight Committee for a public hearing on Wednesday, February 27. Cohen was President Tru...

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