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Convict gets mercy

November 25, 2015 L’ANSE — One of the defendants in a 2014 Baraga County drug case was sentenced to time served in Baraga County Circuit Court Tuesday. more »»

Indians feast to celebrate Diwali

November 25, 2015 HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech’s Indian students and their guests held their own version of a Thanksgiving feast last week as part of their celebration of Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights. more »»

Historic rehabs could get grant funding

November 25, 2015 HANCOCK — A building on Quincy Street in Hancock, which has been unoccupied for almost two years, has a new owner, and another historic building a block away is getting a renovation, both of which... more »»

Extra patrols for holiday

November 25, 2015 LANSING, MICH. more »»

BHK to develop reading partnership

November 25, 2015 HOUGHTON — BHK and Wells Fargo Bank have partnered to offer the “Reading First Program,” according to Cheryl Mills, executive director of BHK. more »»

Deadline approaching for Elks scholarship

November 25, 2015 Area high school students can apply for Elks scholarships, but the deadline is approaching. According to a release from U.P. more »»

National awards given to recognize local healthcare

November 25, 2015 LAURIUM? — Local healthcare providers have received national recognition for their efforts. more »»

Trial scheduled for massage therapist

November 25, 2015 CRYSTAL FALLS — The case of an Iron River man accused of committing criminal sexual conduct in his role as a massage therapist was scheduled Monday for an April 2016 trial. Joseph E. Rankin Jr. more »»

Police: Hunter died of natural causes

November 25, 2015 MASONVILLE TOWNSHIP — A Gladstone man died of natural causes while hunting in the Hiawatha National Forest in Masonville Township this past weekend. David J. Moberg, 68, of 1604 Montana Ave. more »»

Pitching in pints: Houghton High School students hold biannual blood drive

November 24, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton High School students rolled up their sleeves and pitched in Monday afternoon, and all they had to do was sit back for a while. more »»

Hancock gets funding for infrastructure upgrades

November 24, 2015 HANCOCK — The city of Hancock recently received funding from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to continue upgrading its infrastructure systems. more »»

BHK to post finance director position

November 24, 2015 HOUGHTON — Following the recommendations of the Upward Talent Council (UTC) and approval from the Parent/Policy Council, the BHK Child Development Board of Directors is moving forward with posting... more »»

Minor injuries in Chassell one-car crash

November 24, 2015 CHASSELL?TOWNSHIP?— The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department investigated a weather-related one-car accident in Chassell at approximately 3:45 p.m. Monday. more »»

Reward offered in gray wolf poaching

November 24, 2015 HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — State officials are offering a reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the shooting of a gray wolf in the Upper Peninsula’s Houghton County. more »»

DNR: deer harvest still down in UP

November 24, 2015 MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — State officials say the deer harvest apparently is down again in the Upper Peninsula midway through the firearms season, although many hunters are getting high-quality bucks. more »»

Keweenaw Community Foundation receives accreditation

November 24, 2015 HANCOCK — The Keweenaw Community Foundation has received accreditation with the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations (USCF), according a recent press release. more »»

Neuvokas: Business lives up to Finnish name with innovation award

November 23, 2015 AHMEEK LOCATION — Neuvokas is a Finnish word meaning resourceful, creative or innovative, and it’s also the name of a manufacturing company in Ahmeek Location, which recently received an award for... more »»

Trans teen remembered as friend, leader

November 23, 2015 HOUGHTON — In some ways, Mackenzie Murtomaki was unique. Murtomaki was smart, artistic, a leader in Calumet High’s Jr. more »»

Help available for those struggling with gender

November 23, 2015 When it comes to sexual identity, “there’s a lot more diversity in this community than people realize,” says Dial Help Executive Director Rebecca Cran. more »»



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