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Labor director talks about Michigan jobs

kyle.whitney and kyle.whitney October 3, 2007

North Wind Staffer Kyle Whitney sat down with Keith Cooley, director of Michigan's Department of Labor and Economic Growth (DLEG), to discuss the future of Michigan's economy. The No Worker Left Behind...

‘Cats host race at Marquette Mountain

kyle.whitney and kyle.whitney September 19, 2007

The NMU cycling club team, along with riders from six other universities, flocked to Marquette Mountain this past weekend as the Wildcats hosted their first home event in the club's history. After the...

Where are they now: former Wildcat lineman Rob Boss

kyle.whitney and kyle.whitney September 12, 2007

From professional head coaches to Olympic gold medalists and champions in their respective fields, a fair share of notable sports figures have spent time at Northern Michigan University. Many of those...

Q-and-A: former NMU swim coach Jon Wilson

kyle.whitney and kyle.whitney September 5, 2007

A month after resigning from his position as the head coach of the NMU swimming and diving program, Jon Wilson was packing up the contents of his house on Sept. 1 when NorthWind Sports Editor Kyle Whitney...

Q-and-A: NMU Athletic Director Ken Godfrey

kyle.whitney and kyle.whitney September 5, 2007

Northern Michigan University Athletic Director Ken Godfrey has been busy lately, hiring a new coach for the NMU swimming and diving program and concerning himself with the future of the PEIF pool. NorthWind...

Moving forward while staying focused

kyle.whitney and kyle.whitney September 5, 2007

As the Northern Michigan swimming and diving team prepares for the 2007 season, they must also attempt to adapt to a new coach and a fresh system after former coach Jon Wilson resigned over the summer. Wilson,...

NMU football drops season opener

kyle.whitney and kyle.whitney September 5, 2007

The NMU football team-on the road for the 2007 season opener against the Indianapolis Greyhounds-failed to convert on a two-point conversion in the final minute of Saturday's game, coming just two points...

COLUMN: historic upset not so historic after all

kyle.whitney and kyle.whitney September 5, 2007

All-time upset. Those two words grace the cover of the latest issue of "Sports Illustrated," and are plastered over a photo of Appalachian State senior wide receiver Dexter Jackson on his way to the...

Football prepares for 2007 season

kyle.whitney and kyle.whitney August 29, 2007

As college classes resume, temperatures begin to slowly tumble and leaves start to change their colors, the smell of fall lingers in the air. The scent in the NMU Wildcat football locker room, however,...

COLUMN: Can NMU football rise above the rest?

kyle.whitney and kyle.whitney August 29, 2007

After last year's sub-par regular season, the NMU hockey team showed some fire in their upset victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes in the CCHA Playoffs. The men's basketball team then attempted to cast...

Pipe dream: Can the pool be saved?

kyle.whitney and kyle.whitney June 7, 2007

Over the course of the year, numerous people submerge themselves in the chlorinated waters of the Northern Michigan University swimming pool. From all-age swim classes to a senior exercise program, the...

Wildcat superstar skates toward national accolades during ’07 season

kyle.whitney and kyle.whitney June 7, 2007

On the frosty and secluded shores of Lake Superior, Marquette annually experiences long winters and even longer hockey seasons. But this season, in the quiet town where college hockey never truly stops,...

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