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Sunken tug raises questions

April 15, 2014 HOUGHTON — An empty fishing tug has sunk through the spring ice at the pier at Keweenaw Entry Park, near the South Entry to the Portage Waterway. more »»

3 set to interview for CCISD superintendent

April 15, 2014 HANCOCK — The Copper Country Intermediate School District Board of Education will continue its search for a new superintendent with the first round of interviews Thursday. more »»

LL-H board OKs early college

April 15, 2014 LAKE LINDEN — The Lake Linden-Hubbell Board of Education unanimously approved an early-college program Monday through Gogebic Community College that will allow students to earn associate’s degrees... more »»

Energy efficient

April 15, 2014 L’ANSE — CertainTeed decreased the amount of energy used to produce each ceiling tile that rolls out its doors by 5. more »»

Reliving history

April 14, 2014 HOUGHTON — Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the end of the Western Federation of Miners Copper Country strike, and Thursday through Saturday academics from around the region and around the... more »»

Change of operations

April 14, 2014 HOUGHTON — Some users of Microsoft Windows XP received unpleasant news Tuesday when they learned the operating system would no longer be supported, but owners can continue to use the software with... more »»

Doing unto others

April 14, 2014 HOUGHTON — Don’t Do It Yourself is still less than a year old, but the local nonprofit is wasting no time in its efforts to help families in need of medical care. more »»

High-tech honor

April 14, 2014 HOUGHTON — About 40 Girl Scouts from the Copper Country learned more about science and engineering while earning patches at Michigan Technological University Saturday. more »»

Dianda begins re-election campaign

April 11, 2014 HOUGHTON — Standing in front of supporters waving signs, State Rep. Scott Dianda announced he would run for re-election Friday at the Houghton County Courthouse. more »»

MEA holds spring rally in Houghton

April 11, 2014 HOUGHTON — Normally, the Michigan Education Association spring rally focuses on negotiation advice. more »»

Vietnam Moving Wall Committee looking for help

April 11, 2014 LAURIUM — There are 16 men from Houghton and Keweenaw counties named on the Vietnam Moving Wall, and the local committee needs to find any relatives of five of those men before the wall returns to... more »»

Fundraising for fun times

April 11, 2014 HANCOCK — The playground equipment at Gordon G. Barkell Elementary in Hancock is quite old, and there’s an effort to get new pieces, including a fundraising event Saturday at the Kaleva Caf. more »»

Wolves to stay as they are

April 11, 2014 HOUGHTON — Isle Royale National Park will not be bringing wolves to the island in the near term to supplement the island population, Park Superintendent Phyllis Green said. more »»

Stabenow takes on fair pay

April 11, 2014 HOUGHTON — After five years at a Michigan engineering firm, and sterling performance reviews, Kerri Sleeman got a rude surprise. more »»

KBIC walk aims to combat sexual abuse

April 11, 2014 BARAGA — About 60-70 community members joined the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community's Office of Violence Against Women and the tribal police department Friday for the Step out of the Darkness KBIC Walk... more »»

Houghton OKs bridge deal

April 10, 2014 HOUGHTON — The Houghton City Council Wednesday approved a memorandum of understanding with Houghton County for locating one end of a temporary bridge along the East Houghton Waterfront Park. more »»

Getting an early start

April 10, 2014 HOUGHTON — Cognition researchers and educators understand that for a child to do well throughout his or her school experience, it’s important for that child to learn how to learn as early as... more »»

Two events, one experience

April 10, 2014 HOUGHTON — Two universities and two academic conferences are joining forces in Houghton and Hancock this weekend to consider issues key to the Copper Country’s history: the 1913-14 Western Federatio... more »»

Watton B&E suspects’ trial delayed

April 9, 2014 L’ANSE — The trial date for suspects in an armed robbery in Watton last August was postponed until June after one of the defendants asked for a new attorney. more »»

Kemppainen to retire from village

April 9, 2014 BARAGA — Baraga Village Manager Roy Kemppainen is planning on retiring, and the village council has begun the process of seeking a replacemen. more »»



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