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Veterans Park Purple Heart monument dedication today

May 25, 2015 HOUGHTON — A monument honoring Purple Heart veterans of all wars will be dedicated today at Houghton Veterans Park during a service starting at 2 p.m. more »»

Dressing for success

May 25, 2015 CALUMET — Often, having success in getting a new job can hinge as much on how the applicant looks as does the quality of the person’s training or experience, and the volunteers at the New Beginnings... more »»

Shot at the beast

May 25, 2015 From a high-ladder engine truck, Hancock firefighters assisting Dollar Bay firefighters blast flames burning through the roof of a residence on Lake Street in Dollar Bay on Saturday evening. more »»

Angel donors needed

May 25, 2015 CALUMET — The volunteers at the New Beginnings Angel Mission Free Store appreciate donations, but sometimes the donations aren’t in the best condition, which means more work for the volunteers to... more »»

BHK seeks early education applicants

May 25, 2015 HOUGHTON — For families with children ages birth to five, now is the time to apply for BHK Child Development's Early Head Start and Head Start programs -—two federally-funded programs that prepare... more »»

Growing and gardening

May 23, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton Middle School sixth-graders were at Ray Kestner Waterfront Park Friday both to plant flowers and say goodbye to the seniors they’ve met with over the school year. more »»


May 23, 2015 CALUMET — This year’s Memorial Day ceremony at Lakeview Cemetery will also mark the dedication of a new monumen. more »»

Bike to Work Day this Thursday

May 23, 2015 HOUGHTON — There seems to be a movement nationally of people using bicycles for transportation rather than just recreation, and Bike to Work Day is intended to encourage the continuation of that... more »»

Spring planting brings Houghton to life

May 23, 2015 HOUGHTON — When it comes to closing the gap between Houghton and other Michigan tourist spots such as Door County or Saugatuck, it’s the little things, said Julie Waara. more »»

Illinois man dies while visiting Isle Royale National Park

May 23, 2015 ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK — A visitor to Isle Royale National Park died Thursday, but the exact cause of death is unknown. more »»

Memorial Day services

May 23, 2015 Local American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts will be holding Memorial Day services throughout the Copper Country Monday. more »»

Digging deep

May 22, 2015 EAGLE RIVER — Much has been written about the migration of people from western and eastern Europe to the Copper Country during the copper mining era, but little is known about other ethnic groups in... more »»

Above and beyond

May 22, 2015 TUCSON?— A Lake Linden - Hubbell graduate has been honored for going above and beyond in his work as a Tucson Border Patrol Agent. more »»

Driver hospitalized after high-speed ride

May 22, 2015 CALUMET — A 27-year-old Houghton man was sent to UP-Health System - Marquette for evaluation after a high-speed ride through Houghton and Hancock that ended when he crashed his car into a truck in... more »»

Workshop explores complex issue of chronic pain

May 22, 2015 L’ANSE — Pain usually serves a purpose, and can sometimes even save lives, said Dr. more »»

Fighting pain with pot?

May 22, 2015 L’ANSE — Responding to an audience question at Thursday’s Lunch and Learn seminar at Baraga County Memorial Hospital, Dr. more »»

Drug Court’s success touted during presentation

May 22, 2015 HOUGHTON — About a year-and-a-half in, drug court has been a resounding success for the Copper Country, people who work with the court said Thursda. more »»

Drug Court’s success touted during presentation

May 22, 2015 HOUGHTON — About a year-and-a-half in, drug court has been a resounding success for the Copper Country, people who work with the court said Thursda. more »»

Best in Brookings

May 21, 2015 HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University has been ranked in the top 10 of all universities nationally, and best in the state of Michigan, in a new “Beyond College Evaluation” report released... more »»

Chicks get nixed

May 21, 2015 HANCOCK — The issue of allowing the raising of chickens in the Hancock city limits is apparently ended after action taken Wednesday by the Hancock City Council during the regular meeting. more »»

CCISD preps for summer, makes hires at meeting

May 21, 2015 HANCOCK?— The Copper Country Intermediate School District Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday. more »»



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