Of Eggs and Esports
Front Page, Week of April 2, 2022
Things are already looking a little better this week, with content from a couple of other writers, and a brief follow-up on a story I wrote last year.
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By Miriam Pickens
April is a beautiful month in the Copper Country. Birds return, crocuses bloom, and stories of Easter and rebirth are everywhere. My thoughts go to the people of Ukraine; the devastation and the resilience of a people with an indomitable spirit; trying to preserve their very identity, culture, and independence.
In Support of Ukraine
Craig Waddell submitted this column highlighting the reasons why we, as Americans, should support Ukraine over Russia in the present conflict.
MTU's streaming esports channel launches to support team
As a bit of an update to the story I wrote late last year, I’ve been watching and enjoying, the games streamed by MTU in the last couple of weeks. Their Rocket League team played two matches, winning one, and the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team beat the MSU Spartans in another great match. Recordings of the matches are available for about a week and linked in the story.
Updated for April 2, 2022
Dial Help recently announced the details for their April 27 Puppy Parade fundraiser.
Other News (aggregated, not sponsored)
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Alexis Dahl, YouTube
I’ve shared some of Alexis’s work before. She makes fun videos about a variety of topics, but I knew you’d all want to fact-check this one.
Thomas Fournier, ABC10UP
Houghton County Sheriff’s Kevin Coppo’s arraignment has been moved to April 4.
The Angel Mission has signed an agreement to purchase the old North End Bar building at the end of Fifth Street.
The Associated Press
Once again, people use altered and out-of-context photos to support wacky conspiracy claims.