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Ready to rock

July 30, 2014 HOUGHTON — To walk into the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts this week is to be hit from music in all directions. A band playing The Who on the main stage. Imagine Dragons downstair. more »»

 
 
 
Hancock, Calumet look to downtown expansion

July 30, 2014 HANCOCK — There are some empty buildings in downtown Hancock and Calumet, but city and village officials see that as an opportunity for new businesses to move into those space. more »»

Play on: Community band offers chance to perform

July 30, 2014 HOUGHTON — The sun came out just a few hours before concert time Tuesday, and the Copper Country Community Band took the opportunity to wow about 50 people who came out to enjoy Dixieland, Sousa... more »»

Culver’s Car Show

July 30, 2014 Mark Wilcox/Daily Mining Gazette People check out cars during a Culver’s Car Show July 23. There will be a car show tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. and every Wednesday night throughout the summer. more »»

5 years after tragedy

July 29, 2014 HANCOCK — It’s been five years since a fire at 116 Quincy Street in Hancock resulted in four deaths, but after avoiding the wrecking ball, the building’s seven apartments and ground floor business... more »»

Michigan slips in latest Kids Count report

July 29, 2014 HOUGHTON — Michigan slipped overall in this year’s Kids Count report. The state dropped one spot to 32nd in the report, produced by the Annie E. more »»

Some old-fashioned fun

July 29, 2014 PELKIE — The calendar flips to August on Friday, and that means it’s time for the Baraga County Fair. more »»

Traditions live on

July 28, 2014 BARAGA – Arlene Kashata remembers a time in her youth, in the ‘50s, when Native American drumming, dancing and lifestyle were repressed by mainstream American society. more »»

Local wildfire danger cools off

July 28, 2014 MARQUETTE — A combination of cool temperatures and higher-than-normal rainfall along with other factors has contributed to the relatively low number of brush and wild fires in the Upper Peninsula... more »»

Fun times at the county fair

July 28, 2014 By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette.com GREENLAND — Another successful Ontonagon County Fair is in the books. more »»

Blast from the past

July 28, 2014 COPPER HARBOR – Fort Wilkins may not have been in operation during the American Civil War, but last weekend, nearly 150 years after the Confederacy’s surrender, Battery D brought the Civil War to... more »»

Oh, the weather outside is ...

July 26, 2014 HOUGHTON — July temperatures in the Keweenaw have fluctuated between very warm and rather cool, but overall lower temperatures have prevailed, according to Keith Cooley. more »»

In praise of Proposal 1

July 26, 2014 HOUGHTON — Local business figures and officials turned out Friday morning for a walkthrough of a statewide ballot proposal for a revenue-neutral elimination of the personal property tax. more »»

KRC proposes community solar plan

July 26, 2014 HOUGHTON – The Copper Country has some of the highest electricity rates in the country, and an increasing number of home and business owners are turning to solar panels to offset the cost of electri... more »»

St. Ignatius to tear down former school building

July 25, 2014 HOUGHTON — St. Ignatius Loyola Church in Houghton will be tearing down its former school building this summer after almost 20 years of disuse. more »»

Former resident makes good in television

July 25, 2014 HOUGHTON — Alicia Melton lives and works in Washington, D.C. and has worked in New York City, but she likes to get home to Houghton at least once a year. more »»

Program focuses on agricultural history

July 25, 2014 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — The history of the Copper County may have been molded by mining, but even miners had to eat. That’s where communities like Paavola came into the picture. more »»

KLT to hold dedication ceremony Saturday

July 25, 2014 DOLLAR BAY — The Keweenaw Land Trust is adding another piece to its list of properties with the dedication Saturday of the Steve Farm Nature Area. more »»

Charges dropped

July 24, 2014 HOUGHTON — Charges were dropped Wednesday against a Calumet man accused of stabbing a person in Calumet Township earlier this month. more »»

Road millage on Keweenaw ballot

July 24, 2014 EAGLE RIVER — Keweenaw County voters will be considering a new millage for local roads on the August 5 primary ballot. more »»

In 3-D: Teachers build new printers

July 24, 2014 HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University and Square One Education Network partnered up for the second time to provide high school teachers from across the state with information about the... more »»

 
 

 

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