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Funding community: KCF providing financial support to local organizations

August 29, 2015 HOUGHTON??— There are many charitable organizations throughout the Copper Country. more »»

Cecil and Caitlyn heat up the Halloween costume wars early

August 29, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Who gets to decide what grown people wear for Halloween? Apparently everybody. The Halloween wars focused on pop culture costumes have heated up early this year. more »»

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

August 29, 2015 The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. more »»

Before Minecraft, bears

August 29, 2015 Last week my wife, Maryann, and I were out in the yard when a Houghton Police officer stopped at our address. more »»

Rick Springfield plays fair after winning butt lawsuit

August 29, 2015 SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Rick Springfield was a big hit at the opening day of the 2015 New York State Fair. So was his tush. The singer best known for his 1981 No. more »»

‘Elementary’ star Lucy Liu is a first-time mom

August 29, 2015 LOS ANGELES — There's a new guy in "Elementary" star Lucy Liu's life and he won't be hard to detect — a bouncing baby boy. more »»

Misty Copeland calls her first Broadway performance ‘incredible’

August 29, 2015 NEW YORK — The stage lights have been hard to get used to and there was limited rehearsal time, but ballerina Misty Copeland has put aside her nervousness and is finding her feet on Broadway. more »»

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage drops to 3.84 percent

August 29, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. more »»

During Civil War unrest Calumet and Hecla is found in the woods

August 29, 2015 The Upper Peninsula mining regions were severely shaken up by the Civil War, even though they were far removed from the front. more »»

Fast-food’s new target: The snack attack

August 29, 2015 NEW YORK — Forget the Big Mac attack. Now is the time of the snack attack. more »»

A barrel of fun

August 22, 2015 HOUGHTON — With more than 100 varieties of beer to choose from, even the pickiest beer drinkers should find something to enjoy at the Sixth Annual Keweenaw BrewFest. more »»

Keeping cool for back to school

August 22, 2015 This summer’s weather has been one of the best but it all must come to an end at some point — and that point is the annual tradition of “back to school. more »»

The Arrival of the Finns in the Copper Country

August 22, 2015 At a time when the established, producing mining companies could least afford it, the copper region was experiencing a labor shortage. Just when more men were needed, too few were available. more »»

Artist Banksy opens derelict ‘Dismaland’ theme park

August 22, 2015 LONDON — The elusive British graffiti artist Banksy has unveiled his latest project — a parody of a seaside theme park called “Dismaland” complete with a derelict castle, a dead Cinderella and a... more »»

Things to know about Ashley Madison breach

August 22, 2015 LONDON (AP) — The spectacular breach at adultery site Ashley Madison gave rise to sordid tales of horrified spouses rushing to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases, frantic phone calls to... more »»

Netflix facing protests over DVD-less baby benefit policy

August 22, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix is getting jeered for excluding the employees in its DVD-by-mail service from a recently introduced benefit that gives up to a year of paid leave to most of its workers after... more »»

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store this week

August 22, 2015 By The Associated Press iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending Aug. 20, 2015: Top Songs 1. Can’t Feel My Face, The Weeknd 2. Locked Away (feat. Adam Levine), R. City 3. Cheerleader, Omi . more »»

Texas Gulf Coast virtually seaweed-free

August 22, 2015 GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A slight shift in ocean currents has spared the Texas Gulf Coast from a seaweed onslaught that left its beaches reeking last summer. more »»

Music in the mountains

August 20, 2015 PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS — The 11th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival will be held August 28-29 in the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Par. more »»

 
 

 

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