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Found body identified

September 19, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Police Department identified the deceased man found at Presque Isle Thursday as Marquette resident Nicholas Straka, 33. more »»

Traffic study for Mqt. hospital project

September 19, 2015 MARQUETTE — During a public forum Thursday, officials outlined the process they will take over the next several months in planning for transportation changes related to UP Health System-Marquette's... more »»

Taste of the Copper Country on Thursday

September 19, 2015 HOUGHTON - Hundreds of area residents walked laps at the American Cancer Society’s Copper Country Relay for Life in June. more »»

LWV to host voter registration day

September 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — The League of Women Voters of the Copper Country (LWV CC) plan to register voters on National Voter Registration Day, Tuesday. more »»

ATV bridge escorts suspended during maintenance project

September 19, 2015 HANCOCK/HOUGHTON — The Hancock Police Department has suspended its escorts of all-terrain vehicles across the Portage Lake Lift Bridge during the maintenance project on the bridge, according to Chie... more »»

Stocks fall as investors mull Fed rate decision

September 19, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Fears over slowing global growth hammered stocks in the U.S. and Europe on Friday and lifted prices of government bonds and other assets seen as safer bets. more »»

ACLU seeks ban on ‘pay or stay’

September 19, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking a sweeping order to stop a Detroit-area judge from sending people to jail if they can’t immediately pay fines for small offenses. more »»

League targets political mapping

September 19, 2015 LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A group that advocates for overhauling how Michigan draws legislative and congressional district lines plans more than 30 town hall-style events this fall on redistricting. more »»

Tricks of the trade

September 18, 2015 PAINESDALE — Not all students who graduate from high school go on to a college or university, so having training in some sort of trade skill can benefit them when they begin their working life, whic... more »»

Activist shares vision for peace between Israel and Palestine

September 18, 2015 HOUGHTON — In September 1997, Miko Peled’s 13-year-old niece was killed by a suicide bomber in Jerusalem. more »»

Long-time businessman Richard Kahn remembered

September 18, 2015 HANCOCK — A longtime Hancock business owner is remembered by friends for his generosity and love of the outdoors. more »»

KBIC Housing controversy lands in court

September 17, 2015 BARAGA — A money-lending organization created by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Ojibwa Housing Authority is suing the OHA and the KBIC tribal council over an unpaid mortgage, the latest... more »»

No details in director’s dismissal

September 17, 2015 COPPER HARBOR — The former director of operations for the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge was let go on Sept. 4, but a reason for the dismissal has not been given by Keweenaw County officials. more »»

Bridge work makes for tight truck driving

September 17, 2015 HANCOCK/HOUGHTON — With both northbound and southbound lanes on the east side of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge closed, getting onto the bridge could be a little tight for large trucks, but there have... more »»

Pelkie man pleads in drug case

September 17, 2015 L’ANSE — A Pelkie man charged in a Baraga County drug sting operation pleaded no contest Wednesday to distributing hydromorphone last year. more »»

Finlandia opens state-of-the-art fitness center

September 17, 2015 HANCOCK — The newly renovated Paavo Nurmi Center at Finlandia University was put on display Wednesday, and at least some of the university’s athletes are looking forward to using it. more »»

Sovereignty issue in KBIC court case

September 17, 2015 BARAGA — Keweenaw Bay Indian Community tribal judges Bradley Dakota and Violet Friisvall Ayres have recused themselves from a lawsuit that will likely rest on the degree to which sovereign immunity... more »»

UP residents will soon be able to use 911 texting services

September 17, 2015 Daily News IRON MOUNTAIN —Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, individuals anywhere in the Upper Peninsula will be able to send a text message to 911 in an emergency. more »»



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