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St. Ignace

Beauty and the beast -- your humble narrator with the Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid at the outset of the 2013 Fall Tech Tour

Tech Tour Day Two: A Great Ride

Greetings from St. Ignace, the lakeshore town at the north end of the Mackinac Bridge, where I pulled in for the night to write up Friday’s Technology Report before starting my 2013 Fall Tech Tour at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, still five hours distant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

Merit REACH-3MC UP

Merit Lights More REACH-3MC II Network In The UP

Some of the most remote places in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula now have Internet access that can be measured in gigabits per second.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2013

Fiber optic cables. Wikimedia Commons photo from Sandia National Laboratories

Merit To Dedicate REACH-3MC Broadband In Mackinaw City, St. Ignace

U.S. Sen. Carl Levin leads the invited guests for a dedication ceremony Tuesday at 11 a.m. for Merit Network Inc.’s new fiber optic cable in communities on either side of the Mackinac Bridge, Mackinaw City and St. Ignace.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013

A rainbow over Lake Huron in the Straits of Mackinac. Matt Roush photo.

Tech Tour Day One: Wild Weather, Gorgeous Scenery

Greetings from the Upper Peninsula, as the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report 2012 Fall Tech Tour is officially under way.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012

(credit: Gov. Rick Snyder's office via Twitter)

Snyder Sets Brisk Pace In Mackinac Bridge Walk

Gov. Rick Snyder led thousands of walkers and runners across the Mackinac Bridge for one of Michigan’s most popular Labor Day traditions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2012

Dustin Denkins and his Suburb Solar EasySun generator

Tech Tour Day Three: On The Northern Michigan Road

Getting from Sault Ste. Marie to the Traverse City area took a little longer than I thought it might because of a couple of really fascinating stops on Saturday, Day Three of the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report’s 2012 Spring Tech Tour.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2012

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U.P. Fans Fiercely Divided On The Football Field

These Michigan kids wear black and gold–and their favorite football team goes by the nickname “Saints.” They’re the Saints of LaSalle High School in St. Ignace.

97.1 The Ticket–01/06/2012

Stock Photo

Coast Guard Finds Missing Plane With 2 Men Dead

U.S. Coast Guard crews have found the wreckage of a single-engine plane that went missing Saturday evening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2011

Eight Michigan Communities Launch Entrepreneurial Communities Project

Eight rural Michigan communities have been chosen to improve their local economies by participating in a project that will help their regions “grow their own” entrepreneurs. The Michigan State University Land Policy Institute is leading […]

11/08/2010

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