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Paving legacies

November 1, 2014 HOUGHTON — The Keweenaw Community Foundation’s motto is “For good. For ever. more »»

Marvel announces film slate

November 1, 2014 LOS ANGELES — “Doctor Strange,” ‘’Black Panther,” ‘’Captain Marvel” and the “Inhumans” are joining the Marvel cinematic universe. more »»

Wallenda ready for windy Chicago tightrope walks

November 1, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — With Chicago’s chilling winds howling in the background, tightrope walker Nik Wallenda declared Friday he’s ready to attempt two back-to-back skyscraper crossings, one of them... more »»

Below-the-radar films to check out this fall

November 1, 2014 FORCE MAJEURE: If ever there was a shot to make Alfred Hitchcock jealous, it’s the one that makes “Force Majeure.” A family, on vacation in the French Alps, lunches at a mountaintop restaurant. more »»

Salt Lake City optimistic about future Olympic bid

November 1, 2014 KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Salt Lake City officials don’t know exactly when they will get to bid for another Winter Olympics, but the host city of the 2002 games wants the world to know it is ready and... more »»

Elton John: Pope Francis is my hero

November 1, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John called Pope Francis “my hero” for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church, at his annual AIDS benefit. more »»

Rowling reveals new ‘Potter’ details

November 1, 2014 LONDON — Just in time for Halloween, J.K. Rowling has given fans a glimpse of what makes a wicked witch tick. more »»

Hello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and cool

November 1, 2014 TOKYO (AP) — When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse for Japanese girl. more »»

Professor's 'Game of Thrones' punishment has been rescinded

November 1, 2014 PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey professor suspended after he posted an online photo containing a quote from “Game of Thrones” has had his punishment rescinded by the college. more »»

'McCarthys' inspired by creator's modern family

November 1, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — After the sitcom “Happy Endings” was, ironically, abruptly canceled, writer Brian Gallivan looked close to home for his next gig: His own family inspired “The McCarthys,” a new CB... more »»

Staying safe, staying healthy

October 30, 2014 HOUGHTON — With Halloween Friday, all the little ghouls, goblins and witches of the Copper Country will be galavanting about looking for candy and with that search comes an unhealthy amount of sugar... more »»

Mr. Speed

October 30, 2014 By SCOTT VIAU sviau@mininggazette.com CALUMET — While Calumet isn’t Detroit Rock City, people can still rock and roll all night there when Mr. more »»

Finnish comic wins comedy competition

October 30, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The winner of the Funniest Person in the World competition is a brown-haired, slightly rotund stand-up comic from Finland who boasts he has hit on the perfect solution to the... more »»

New home test shakes up colon cancer screening

October 30, 2014 Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that’s noninvasive and doesn’t require the icky preparation most other methods do. more »»

Jazz showcase at the Rozsa Center

October 30, 2014 HOUGHTON — See the Rozsa stage transformed into an intimate jazz-club atmosphere with the Jazz Showcase: Backstage at the Rozsa at 7:30 p.m. more »»

Live and Local

October 30, 2014 • Mike Irish - 11:30 a.m. Today at the Four Seasons Tea Room in Houghton • Pioneer Parade - 5 p.m. Today at the Orpheum Theater in Hancock • Live DJ - 8 p.. more »»

Traveling exhibit at Community Arts Center

October 30, 2014 HANCOCK —The Copper Country Community Arts Center is presents “The Beginning of the Road” a traveling exhibit by Project 49918 in the Kerredge Gallery Saturday through November 1. more »»

New book offers 'Game of Thrones' back story

October 30, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — George R.R. Martin knows all the signs of Boba Fett Syndrome. more »»

A spooky good time

October 25, 2014 COPPER COUNTRY — Halloween is a time when people like to have fun with spook-themed activities, and locally there has been quite a bit to choose from this year. more »»

Spot will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fad

October 25, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Man’s best friend is taking a bite out of renters’ wallets. Pet security deposits register in the hundreds of dollars and are getting steepe. more »»

 
 
 

 

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