Category Archives: Technology

Ogemaw County earns a “connected” community status

internetToday, Ogemaw county joined a group of what’s called “connected” communities. Read more

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Students take field trips to learn about Michigan shipwrecks


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School kids across Michigan are stepping out of the classroom and onto buses for, what for many, is their favorite time of the year, field trips.

Some that are within driving distance of Alpena are learning about a unique part of Michigan history…shipwrecks. Read more

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Alpena Regional Medical Center features two Hyperbaric Chambers

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Alpena is known for being the “Sanctuary of the Great Lakes”.

A common condition from deep water diving is one reason why the local hospital features two hyperbaric chambers. Read more

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Petoskey students raise enough money for regional trip

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A team of northern Michigan students have raised enough money travel and compete in a regional robotics competition.
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Bill making it easier for companies to end landline service headed to Gov. Snyder


It could soon be easier for phone companies to end traditional landline service in Michigan.
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Petoskey Robotics Team fundraising for Super Regionals


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A sport for the mind. Robotics teams in Michigan have been experiencing significant growth, now boasting more than any other state in the nation.

One particular team comes from Petoskey Middle School, where the team is now experimenting with a different kind of technology. Read more

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Michigan magazine conducts a study; which schools are best?

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Schools and educators in Michigan seem to be coming around to the idea of technology in the classroom and even a new approach to homework.
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Unmanned research helicopter lands in CMU


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Heumann and the the six-foot-long research helicopter


It’s a bird, it’s a plane; no, it’s a helicopter. An unmanned helicopter has found its way to CMU this week and it’s not an ordinary type of helicopter.
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MDOT to replace overpasses using new technique


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Something that often frustrates Michigan drivers, other than the weather, is construction.

The state is hoping to reduce frustration, and delays with new bridge replacement technology. Read more

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Twenty high school teams advance Nickless Award competition


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Twenty teams of students from bay area high schools are moving on to the next step in a competition that recognizes students who excel science, technology, engineering and math.
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