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Houghton splits DPW director job in two

August 13, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton’s Department of Public Works won’t have one person at the helm. Instead, the Houghton City Council Wednesday approved splitting the responsibilities between two people. more »»

Bridge work continues

August 12, 2015 HANCOCK/HOUGHTON — Although the pace has slowed considerably since last winter on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge maintenance project, it should pick up again in a month, according to Al Anderson. more »»

Fire consumes 2 buildings

August 12, 2015 SCHOOLCRAFT TOWNSHIP — A fire near Rice Lake Tuesday destroyed two structures, but there were no injuries to either the residents or firefighters, according to Ron Williamson. more »»

Plane parking

August 12, 2015 HOUGHTON — A grant for rehabilitating the concrete apron outside the Houghton County Memorial Airport terminal was approved by the Houghton County Board of Commissioners at its meeting Tuesday nigh. more »»

Breaking ice

August 12, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The past two winters have been hard on Great Lakes freighters, and U.S. more »»

Walkway could provide safe route for students

August 11, 2015 HANCOCK — Thanks to a Western Upper Peninsula Health Department grant, access to Gordon G. more »»

Longtime Baraga sheriff resigns

August 11, 2015 L’ANSE — Sheriff Bob Teddy, a Baraga institution who first served with the department in 1977, will be leaving the department before the end of the month. more »»

Copper City man in standoff pleads

August 11, 2015 HOUGHTON — A Copper City man arrested in April after a 12-hour standoff with police pleaded no contest to making threats against a public works employee in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday. more »»

Seven honored with Tech alumni awards

August 11, 2015 HOUGHTON — Seven individuals were recognized by the Michigan Technological University Alumni Association at its annual Alumni Dinner and Awards Ceremony Friday evening. more »»

Up from within

August 11, 2015 By DAN ROBLEE BARAGA — The Baraga Area Schools didn’t have to look far for a replacement for Superintendent Jennifer Lynn. more »»

LL-H ratifies agreement with teachers union

August 11, 2015 LAKE LINDEN — The Lake Linden-Hubbell Board of Education ratified a one-year contract with the teachers union at its board meeting Monday. more »»

Vanhaecke pleads to home invasion

August 11, 2015 HOUGHTON — A South Range man pleaded no contest to breaking into a Duncan Township camp in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday. more »»

Tech gets record number of applications

August 10, 2015 HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University has received a record number of applications for this fall. more »»

Setting sail

August 10, 2015 more »»

Bob Milne returns to the Calumet Theatre

August 10, 2015 CALUMET?— Bob Milne returns to the Calumet Theatre as part of the Musical Monday Series at 7 p.m. on Monday. Tickets are $2. more »»

Timber Trails Riding Club hosts jump show

August 10, 2015 HANCOCK — Payton Hulkkonen has been riding horses for seven of her 14 years, but this is her first year taking part in horse jumpin. more »»

Friends’ fashion flashback in Calumet

August 10, 2015 CALUMET — The Friends of Fashion conducted audience members on an elegant streetcar ride through three decades of Copper Country history on Sunday, at their annual show at the Calumet Theatre,... more »»

Going deep

August 8, 2015 HOUGHTON — Everyone knows there's sunken treasure at the bottom of the sea. more »»

Life sentence in soldier killing

August 8, 2015 FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A 28-year-old man has admitted he killed a Fort Bragg soldier after she confronted him about being on the sex offender registry after a night of drinking. more »»

Pedal power

August 8, 2015 more »»



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