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Death case called homicide

August 25, 2016 Houghton Police Department HOUGHTON — Police investigators are classifying the death of a Houghton woman poisoned to death in December 2015 as a homicide and are continuing the investigation,... more »»

 
 
 
Teachers learn from Flint at Tech

August 25, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Flint water crisis is resonating all over the world as an example of how not to do certain kinds of civil engineering, and the situation is getting attention at Michigan Technological... more »»

Public hearings scheduled on Warden

August 25, 2016 L’ANSE — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is soliciting written comments regarding developments at the Warden Electric Company power plant and will meet next month in town to talk... more »»

Meningitis Mindfulness

August 25, 2016 HOUGHTON — Young people attending college should make sure they’re immunized against meningitis B, since a new survey revealed 80 percent of parents are unaware of their adolescents’ need for an... more »»

City considers infrastructure improvements

August 25, 2016 HOUGHTON — Houghton held a public hearing on a project to install several sections of water main on Lakeshore Drive, as well as rehabilitating century-old portions of the sewer systems there. more »»

Ontonagon to host Candidates Forum

August 24, 2016 If there was ever a time when one would not expect to see Democrats and Republican’s working together, it would be during this presidential election cycle. more »»

Chassell starts trades program

August 24, 2016 CHASSELL — Starting at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year, Chassell Schools will offer an extensive trades program to students, according to Howard Parmentier, superintendent and principal o... more »»

Quincy Street project progressing as planned

August 24, 2016 HANCOCK — The reconstruction of Quincy Street in Hancock is two months away from its expected completion, and the project is progressing as planned, according to Al Anderson. more »»

Students to get new laptops

August 23, 2016 DOLLAR BAY — At the last meeting before the start of the new school year of the Dollar Bay-Tamarack Area Schools Board of Education Monday, members discussed new technology in the district. more »»

County board revisits radar base

August 23, 2016 EAGLE RIVER – The Keweenaw County Board of Commissioners heard from Jennifer Tucker of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Chuck Bennetts of the Keweenaw County Brownfield... more »»

L’Anse pays for third phase of water system

August 23, 2016 L’ANSE — The L’Anse Village Council paid for the third phase of a nearly completed water system improvement project. Andrew Keranen, of U.. more »»

Millages, proposals on Nov. ballot for Houghton County

August 23, 2016 HOUGHTON - Several millages and proposals are on Houghton County’s November ballot. Cities Hancock • A new 0.8-mill millage would go towards recreational improvements in the city. more »»

150 still big despite rain

August 22, 2016 CALUMET — Debbie Streiter had a table set up Saturday in Agassiz Park to sell her Tupperware items at the Calumet Township sesquicentennial celebration, but the rainy conditions concerned her. more »»

Portage seeks funding for sewer upgrade

August 22, 2016 PORTAGE TOWNSHIP — A process that’s been going on in Portage Township for more than two decades should continue next year if the township is able to get funding from the federal government. more »»

Snyder visits Houghton

August 22, 2016 HOUGHTON – Gov. Rick Snyder visited Michigan Technological University Friday, stopping by the Seaman Mineral Museu. more »»

Cinnamon rolls support Old Victoria

August 22, 2016 VICTORIA — It’s a cinnamon-rolled operation at Old Victoria every year at the annual craft fair. more »»

They walk for those who fight

August 19, 2016 HANCOCK — Alyssa Stenersen has two cousins with leukemia, so she was taking part Thursday in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life for Houghton County at Finlandia University’s McAfee Field i... more »»

Cause of fire undetermined

August 19, 2016 HOUGHTON — A state fire marshal was unable to determine a cause for the July fire at 511 Shelden Avenue. more »»

Rain or shine, Big 150 is on

August 19, 2016 CALUMET — The Calumet Township sesquicentennial celebration organizers had planned to have some of event take place on Fifth Street, but that has changed, according to Debbie Aubin. more »»

Bergland store clean-up from 2013 fire underway

August 19, 2016 It was on October 12, 2013 that fire destroyed the Bergland Food Store in Bergland. The store was formerly known as Nordines. more »»

NOAA boat assists Tech researchers

August 19, 2016 HOUGHTON — A National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) vessel is in town this week as part of two-and-a-half weeks of assisting Michigan Technological University research projects. more »»

 
 

 

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