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Bridge project will cause traffic issues

March 20, 2014 HANCOCK — The Portage Lake Lift Bridge will be getting maintenance at the end of the year, and it is expected to cause some serious disruption of traffic. more »»

Fish appears in court

March 19, 2014 L’ANSE — Statements an armed robbery suspect made to a state police trooper about his case can be used in his trial, a judge ruled in Baraga County Circuit Court Tuesday. more »»

Tech readies for annual Bra Show fundraiser

March 19, 2014 HOUGHTON — During a work session at Michigan Technological University Tuesday, students shifted their focus to a different type of design project — bras. more »»

Getting ready to relay

March 19, 2014 HOUGHTON — The American Cancer Society is kicking off this year’s Houghton County Relay for Life with an information and motivation event Tuesday at the Continental Fire Company. The 6:30 p.m. more »»

KNHP visitor center honored

March 19, 2014 CALUMET — As with all federally owned facilities, the Keweenaw National Historical Park’s Calumet Visitor Center was constructed to conform to the requirements of the federal Americans With... more »»

H-PT School Board extends superintendent Klingbeil’s contract

March 18, 2014 HOUGHTON — Houghton-Portage Township Schools Superintendent Doreen Klingbeil’s contract was extended for an additional year after a performance review by the school board Monday night. more »»

Hancock changes athletic policy

March 18, 2014 HANCOCK — By a vote of 6 to 1, the members of the Hancock Public Schools Board of Education set a district policy prohibiting students from participating in two sports in the same season. more »»

Familiar faces retiring from L’Anse Schools

March 18, 2014 L’ANSE — Elementary Principal Thomas Sprague and Athletic Director Brenda Ballor, both longtime fixtures in the L’Anse Area Schools, will be retiring at the end of this school year. more »»

Father charged in son’s shooting

March 18, 2014 PALMER — A Marquette County man has been charged in the weekend shooting of his son. more »»

Telling his story through clay

March 18, 2014 HOUGHTON — Chronicling his journey as an artist, renowned ceramist Sadashi Inuzuka took students and others at Michigan Technological University from the first time he touched clay as a student in... more »»

Of poets and puppetry

March 17, 2014 HOUGHTON — Some cardboard, some glue, some recyclables too. Add a bit of imagination, and that’s how puppets are born. more »»

Shooting leaves man in Hospital

March 17, 2014 PALMER — A Palmer man underwent emergency surgery at Marquette General Hospital Saturday after being shot in a family argument at his home, according to the Michigan State Police. At about 12:35 p.. more »»

‘Playlist Party’ a hit

March 17, 2014 CALUMET — About 70 skaters from the Calumet Figure Skating Club glided, jumped and spun their way through the favorite songs on their playlists Sunday afternoon, during the club’s season-ending show... more »»

Bowling for a cause

March 15, 2014 HOUGHTON — Bowling may be a fun way to spend most Saturdays during the year, but on March 22, bowling will also be an important fundraising effort for U.P. Kids Big Brothers Big Sisters. more »»

Youth Arts Month exhibit highlights year-round effort

March 15, 2014 By Dan Roblee droblee@mininggazette. more »»

Isle Royale wolf died from pellet gun

March 15, 2014 HOUGHTON — A necropsy has determined that a pellet gun wound killed a wolf that recently left Isle Royale National Park. more »»

Students perform in Poetry Out Loud

March 15, 2014 HOUGHTON — Three Copper Country students performed downstate Friday for the Michigan Poetry Out Loud competition. more »»

Local flooding a possibility

March 14, 2014 HOUGHTON — Deeply frozen turf that could prevent water from seeping into the ground could contribute to local flooding in the case of a sudden thaw, according to National Weather Service... more »»

A mark of excellence

March 14, 2014 HANCOCK — The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Finlandia University was again granted accreditation in November, as part of a 10-year cycle. more »»

President signs Benishek’s bill

March 14, 2014 WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. more »»



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