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Engineering Olympics

March 26, 2014 HOUGHTON — After being cooped up inside classrooms during a long winter, students from six Upper Peninsula high schools converged at Michigan Technological University to test their designs during th... more »»

IRS scam hits home

March 25, 2014 HOUGHTON — In early February, Anil Jambekar received a rather disturbing telephone call from someone claiming to work for the Internal Revenue Service. more »»

Name of suspect released in fatal hit-and-run

March 25, 2014 The name of the hit-and-run driver that killed 54-year-old Robin Lynn Rahoi has been released. more »»

Inmate walks from work crew, captured

March 25, 2014 HOUGHTON — A Houghton County inmate is back in custody after walking away from a work crew for close to six hours Monday. more »»

Tech observes World Water Day

March 25, 2014 HOUGHTON — Since the release of the documentary “GasLand” in 2010, hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as fracking, has been in the public spotlight. more »»

Judge throws out ban on exotic swine

March 25, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY — A Michigan ban on Eurasian boars and similar exotic swine breeds is unconstitutional because it denies equal protection to owners of the animals and is so vague that it's hard to tel... more »»

L’Anse Industrial Park is key to Go! Baraga

March 25, 2014 L’ANSE — The L’Anse Village Council heard a report on the new Go! Baraga County strategic plan at their regular meeting Monday. According to Jerald Wuorenmaa, a planner with the Western U.P. more »»

Celebrate the U.P.

March 24, 2014 HANCOCK — The members of the Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition generally take on issues of environmental concern, but during their annual Celebrate the U.P. more »»

Tech holds annual Preview Day

March 24, 2014 HOUGHTON — Any good salesman knows that the last contact with a potential customer is vital to completing the transactio. more »»

Bowl for Kids raises funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters

March 24, 2014 HOUGHTON — Before she became program director of the U.P. Kids Big Brothers Big Sisters program, Maggie Munch was a volunteer Big Sister hersel. more »»

A parade of cultures

March 24, 2014 HOUGHTON — Martial arts, salsa dancing and fashions and cuisine from around the globe came together Sunday at Michigan Technological University for International Night. more »»

Gather together for the shelter

March 24, 2014 HANCOCK — Domestic violence is a societal problem which doesn’t appear to be going away, and the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home exists to take in the victims of physical abuse. more »»

Former Houghton resident's life partner was on Malaysian flight 370

March 21, 2014 BEIJING — Sarah Bajc, the life partner of Philip Wood, one of three Americans who went missing when Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing two weeks ago,... more »»

Taking the next step

March 21, 2014 HANCOCK — The Copper Country Intermediate School District Board of Education took another step in their search for a new superintendent during an interview workshop Thursda. more »»

Health insurance sign up period ends March 31

March 21, 2014 HANCOCK — Glenn Richards was at the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department Thursday to look into the options available to him on the federal Health Insurance Marketplace so he could get signed up... more »»

The battle drags on

March 21, 2014 BARAGA — The Baraga Area Schools board and the district’s teachers returned to the negotiating table Thursday after a three-month break for a state fact-finding and recommendations process, but... more »»

United Way drive comes in under goal

March 21, 2014 HOUGHTON — The Copper Country United Way fell short of its goal for its annual fundraising drive, but its board president said they’re still happy about the support the drive received. more »»

Before there's a flood

March 21, 2014 HOUGHTON — If there is a rapid warm up in the Keweenaw this spring, flooding could be an issue, but many property owners may not be aware their current insurance policies may not cover flood damage. more »»

Keweenaw County Board approves zoning changes

March 20, 2014 EAGLE RIVER — “Reluctantly, yes.” “The same.” “I guess, yes. more »»

Hancock Council considers lot sale

March 20, 2014 HANCOCK — The Hancock City Council conducted three public hearings during its regular meeting Wednesday, but comments were made for only one. more »»



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