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Yankee Doodle Dandy

June 30, 2016 Independence Day celebrations in the western Upper Peninsula offer plenty of fireworks, parades and other events to mark the birth of the natio. more »»

 
 
 
Report: State stiffs at-risk kids

June 30, 2016 HOUGHTON — State underfunding of its education system is putting at-risk and students in the English Language Learner (ELL) program at even greater risk, a new study suggest. more »»

Former Jaaskelainen client awarded $493,000

June 30, 2016 HOUGHTON — A client of former Keweenaw County Prosecutor Donna Jaaskelainen was awarded nearly $500,000 for inadequate representation in her wrongful termination suit in Houghton County. more »»

McConnell’s challenge: Save Senate majority

June 30, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is wrestling with an unenviable, arguably impossible task this election year: protecting Senate Republicans from the political upheaval cause... more »»

Boating Time

June 29, 2016 more »»

Houghton Cnty Board chairman seeks 3rd term

June 29, 2016 HOUGHTON — Albert Koskela is running for his third term on the Houghton County Board. more »»

Airport bomb attack kills 41

June 29, 2016 By ZEYNEP BILGINSOY, SUZAN FRASER and DOMINIQUE SOGUEL Associated Press ISTANBUL — Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded scores of others at Istanbul’s busy Atatur... more »»

Union Bay launch at Porkies to open

June 29, 2016 ONTONAGON COUNTY — The parking lot and ramp at the Union Bay boating access site at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park will reopen Friday, according to Michigan Department of Natural Resources. more »»

CCISD gets update on special ed program

June 29, 2016 HANCOCK — The Copper Country Intermediate School District submitted modifications to the Great Start Readiness Program Implementation Plan on June 3, according to Christine Salo, director of special... more »»

Feds pass on drug suspects

June 28, 2016 HOUGHTON — Three Michigan residents arrested after an Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) bust at a residence in Atlantic Mine had their cases remanded to 97th District Court for... more »»

Challenger’s priority is jail security

June 28, 2016 HOUGHTON — After nearly 15 years as a corrections officer with the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office, Derek Poyhonen is seeking to become the department’s sheriff. more »»

Women sentenced for smuggle attempt

June 28, 2016 HOUGHTON — Two Houghton County women arrested after allegedly trying to pass drugs to a jail inmate were sentenced in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday. more »»

Reversal to stop slide

June 28, 2016 NEW YORK — From the moment he first declared it, the plan has been a signature of his campaign for president: “Donald J. more »»

Saatio extradited

June 27, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Houghton County inmate who was recaptured in Costa Rica two days after an escape attempt there — made a year after his escape from custody in Houghton County — was to be extradited... more »»

Dismiss motion denied

June 27, 2016 BARAGA — A nonprofit corporation is suing the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community to repay a loan a tribal entity used to help build a L’Anse gas station. more »»

House bill promotes skilled trades courses

June 27, 2016 HANCOCK — The Michigan House has passed a bill that would affect the Michigan Merit Curriculum, according to George Stockero, superindendent of the Copper Country Intermediate School Distric. more »»

Eclectic music festival in Calumet

June 27, 2016 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — Josh Mortti had an idea to have some sort of musical event in the Calumet area, and after talking with fellow musicians about the idea, what they came up with was the first-ever... more »»

Clinton, Warren meet for campaign event

June 27, 2016 CINCINNATI — In December, 13 of the 14 Democratic women serving in the U.S. Senate hosted a fundraiser for their favorite primary candidate: Hillary Clinton. more »»

Knife attack suspect arraigned

June 25, 2016 HOUGHTON — A suspect in a knife attack in Hancock earlier this month was arraigned in Houghton County Circuit Court Friday. more »»

Center gets funding for low-income dental care

June 25, 2016 CALUMET — Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) was awarded funds to increase access to integrated oral health care services by adding dental services through their Family Health Center,... more »»

History brings elderly, youth together

June 25, 2016 HANCOCK — When Sara Thiam was working on her master’s degree in public health, she got an idea for documenting conversations between elderly people and students in high school and college. more »»

 
 

 

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