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Mr. President, what is the contingency plan?

August 14, 2014 Given President Barack Obama's record, it is unlikely he has a contingency plan in place to deal with a potential disaster involving Ukraine — success by that nation in battling Russian-backed... more »»

The death of a clown puts light on serious topic

August 13, 2014 The tragic clown, laughing on the outside while crying on the inside, is one of the most enduring characters in all the arts — from Pagliacci to Emmet Kelly. more »»

U.P. legislators not giving up fight for winter relief

August 8, 2014 At a very early age we became familiar with the expression “if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” We’re reminded of that advice as we watch the U.. more »»

There’s plenty of summer left here in the Keweenaw

August 6, 2014 While it certainly took a while to arrive, summer is in full swing here in the Keweenaw. With its arrival comes a multitude of things to do. more »»

A new casino will benefit the entire region

August 1, 2014 Keweenaw Bay Indian Community tribal members have an opportunity Saturday to impact the future of not only the tribe but the Western Upper Peninsula as a whol. more »»

No going back on fireworks law now

July 31, 2014 We're not sure anyone knew just what we were getting into when the Legislature voted in 2011 to liberalize the state's fireworks law. more »»

Renovation brings a positive out of tragedy

July 30, 2014 Friday marked the fifth anniversary of the deadliest structure fire in recent Copper Country history. Four people, all residents of an apartment building at 116 Quincy St. more »»

People play role in reduction of U.P. wildfires

July 29, 2014 A trend that has been observed nation wide is occurring here in the Upper Peninsula as well ... a steep reduction in the number of brush and wildfires. more »»

Lake Superior celebration fun and educational

July 25, 2014 Last Sunday hundreds gathered in Copper Harbor to celebrate Lake Superior Day. more »»

Chipping away at our basic freedoms

July 24, 2014 Frustrated that the Constitution enshrines Americans freedom of speech, including that in which they spend money to speak out on political candidates, a few liberals in the U.. more »»

Maawanji’iding is a celebration not to be missed

July 23, 2014 The pageantry, majesty and heritage of the Ojibwa people will once again take center stage this weekend as the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community presents their annual Maawanji’iding, or Pow Wow. more »»

Fahrner has tools to lead the Chamber

July 22, 2014 An exciting new chapter in the history of the Keweenaw Peninsula Chamber of Commerce began last week. more »»

Dianda shows ability to gain bipartisan support

July 18, 2014 It seems all we hear from Washington these days is how the two major political parties just can’t get along. more »»

Aspirus projects are commitment to the region

July 16, 2014 Less than a month after its ribbon cutting on the new Houghton Clinic, Aspirus Keweenaw is at it again, breaking ground on a major expansion to the Laurium faciliti. more »»

Graffiti and vandalism show disrespect

July 15, 2014 Crime is ugly. Any crime. It is generally the willful violation of not only civil law but laws of human kindness. more »»

Doc and Mae could give a lesson in love

July 14, 2014 In a world in which relationships are fleeting and divorce is commonplace, what a beautiful love story Tauno "Doc" and Mae Etelamaki have shared. more »»

Refusal of children runs against our nation’s history

July 11, 2014 We’re not sure exactly what it means, but we find it interesting when a celebrity performs an act of charity and kindness then calls it “deadly to my career. more »»

Keep local gun boards in Michigan

July 10, 2014 It's never been difficult to own firearms in Michigan, but you might think otherwise watching the majority of state lawmakers. more »»

Visit to Wall a fitting tribute to those who fell

July 8, 2014 For more nearly 32 years millions of people annually have visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Wall in Washington D.C. more »»

Drug summit needed in the Upper Peninsula

July 7, 2014 A drug summit being held in the Upper Peninsula this fall will be a much needed chance for several different police agencies to come together to combat a growing problem happening right here in the... more »»



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