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UPPCO poised for growth

October 22, 2014 By GARRETT NEESE HOUGHTON — The recent sale of the Upper Peninsula Power Co. more »»

Marker dedication

October 22, 2014 Photo courtesy Jodi Formolo From left, UPPCO?Regional Account Executive Dan Crane (MTU class of 1986), UPPCO?COO Keith Moyle (MTU class of 1985), Professor Emeritus Dennis Wiitanen, UPPCO Customer... more »»

Businesses react to potential cost hikes

October 22, 2014 Editor’s note: Today is the third day of a five-day series of articles on critical electricity cost issues facing the Upper Peninsul. more »»

What’s next for Quincy Smelter?

October 22, 2014 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — Now that the Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission has acquired the former Quincy Smelting Works site in Ripley, the next steps have to be decided on, according t... more »»

Hoagland, Johnson leaving commission

October 22, 2014 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@ mininggazette. more »»

Wolf advocate says ‘no’ vote on ballot issue matters

October 22, 2014 HANCOCK — Michigan’s Legislature seems to have circumvented a pair of referendum proposals that would give Michigan voters the chance to decide whether an Upper Peninsula wolf hunt should be legal,... more »»

Ewen man facing charges

October 22, 2014 EWEN — A 20-year-old Ewen man was arrested Monday in connection with a felonious assault in Ewen. About 4 p.m. more »»

Fish sentencing delayed

October 21, 2014 By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette. more »»

State commission leads the charge in electricity cases

October 21, 2014 Editor’s note: Today is the second of a five-day series of articles on critical electricity cost issues facing the Upper Peninsula. more »»


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Making some progress

October 21, 2014 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@mininggazette. more »»

Keeping warm: Free store once again giving away winter coats

October 21, 2014 CALUMET — The New Beginnings Angel Mission Free Store has a good supply of winter coats for its 10th annual giveaway, but some winter-clothing items are still needed, according to Terry Bazin. more »»

Higgins, Drew repeat at LSPR

October 20, 2014 By GARRETT NEESE HOUGHTON — Neither the grueling conditions of the Lake Superior Performance Rally or the eventual outcome were new to David Higgins and Craig Drew. more »»

The price of power

October 20, 2014 Editors note: Today is the first day of a five-day series of articles on critical electricity cost issues facing the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Candidates meet voters

October 20, 2014 HANCOCK—The 2014 Candidates Forum on Children’s Issues and Voter Registration Information, held Friday at the Hancock Middle School Auditorium, provided community members with the chance to ask... more »»

Peters campaigns in Keweenaw

October 20, 2014 By GARRETT NEESE HOUGHTON — U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters spoke to Houghton County Democrats Saturday night as part of a listening tour of the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Destination: Frights

October 20, 2014 LAKE LINDEN — Zamirah St. Louis, in costume as Catty Noir from Monster High, said the zombie lady that shocked her in the haunted house was pretty scary. more »»

Keeping out the cold

October 18, 2014 HOUGHTON — Temperatures are dropping, winter’s right around the corner and for some local residents, simply staying warm at night might not be in the budget. more »»

SmartZone classes set to begin

October 18, 2014 HOUGHTON — MTEC SmartZone is gearing up for another round of SmartStart classes for entrepreneurs looking to grow their ideas into successful businesses. more »»

Students take part in United Way fundraiser

October 18, 2014 SOUTH RANGE — Students at four elementary schools got to wear pieces of clothing Friday they can’t ordinarily wear, but it was for a good cause. At E.B. more »»

Casperson named Legislator of the Year

October 18, 2014 MARQUETTE, – State Senator Tom Casperson was honored as the Legislator of the Year by the Michigan Municipal Leage at their 2014 annual convention in Marquette Thursday. more »»



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