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MTU’s Sayen recognized for season with NCAA II Regional Honor

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WLUC) - The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Michigan Tech junior Clayton Sayen (Houghton, Michigan) is among its 2022 NCAA Division II All-Region honorees Wednesday. Sayen earned top marks in the 800 meters and 1500 meter events this spring and qualified for the 1500 national finals, where he placed 11th.
HOUGHTON, MI
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Clayton Sayen receives USTFCCCA All-Region honors

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Michigan Tech junior Clayton Sayen (Houghton, Michigan) is among its 2022 NCAA Division II All-Region honorees Wednesday. Sayen earned top marks in the 800 meters and 1500 meter events this spring and qualified for the 1500 national finals, where he placed 11th.
HOUGHTON, MI
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Negaunee man injured in car crash

HOUGHTON COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - A 49-year-old Negaunee man is in the hospital after a one-car crash. According to the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened Sunday around 11:10 p.m. near the intersection of Tapiola Road and Askel Road. The driver was the only person in the car....
NEGAUNEE, MI
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Heat Advisories continue through tonight

A Heat Advisory remains in effect through tonight for Baraga, Dickinson, Florence, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee and Ontonagon counties. High reached into the 90s for many locations Monday afternoon, with heat index values over 100 degrees. Many areas will not see lows drop below 70 degrees Monday night, with heat indices remaining in the 80s, making for very uncomfortable sleeping weather.
MARQUETTE, MI
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The Grand Return of Bridge Fest

HOUGHTON & HANCOCK – Well over a couple thousand people flocked to Quincy Street in Hancock and Sheldon Avenue in Houghton to see the grand return of Bridge Fest over the weekend. Senator Ed McBroom, and Representative Greg Markkanen were both in attendance, marching alongside businesses, non-profits, community groups and city officials from both cities in the parade. Grand Marshall, Tom D’Arcy cruised US-41 in style, followed by the many amazing floats this year. Kids made sure to catch plenty of candy and popsicles. Saturday continued the fun and excitement. As classic cars and vintage motorcycles relived the glory days at the Houghton County Fair Grounds. And more people gathered in Kestner Park to hear some live music, and check out the various vendors and refreshment options. Others lined up along the waterfront to check out the spectacular show on the canal. It was a glorious return to form for the festival, and we hope everyone had a fun and safe time in Houghton and Hancock for Bridge Fest.
HANCOCK, MI
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MTU’s Needham named Second Team Academic All-America

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - Michigan Tech Nordic skier Anabel Needham has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team. Needham is a junior from Houghton, Michigan, and holds a 3.94 grade-point average in environmental engineering. Needham was an NCAA First Team All-American in the 5K classic with the best...
HOUGHTON, MI
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Thatcher Memorial Run returns with this year’s Bridgefest

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - The Thatcher Markham memorial run is back for this year’s Bridgefest in Houghton and Hancock. It is named after Thatcher Markham, who passed away after the 2018 Fathers Day Flood in Houghton County. It was canceled for two years along with Bridgefest due to COVID-19.
HOUGHTON, MI
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1 severely injured in Houghton County motorcycle crash

HOUGHTON COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - On Saturday at 3 p.m. a 66-year-old man crashed his motorcycle on Canal Road. The man lost control of the bike near Geovillas Road and sustained significant injuries. He was taken to UP Portage Health Systems for treatment. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office was assisted...
HOUGHTON COUNTY, MI