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Sheriff retiring after living his dream since 1992

January 13, 2016 EAGLE RIVER — At the end of 2016, Keweenaw County Sheriff Ron Lahti will have 37 years in law enforcement, and he thinks that’s long enough. Lahti said he will retire on Dec. 3. more »»

Undersheriff’s plan is to manage his resort in retirement

January 13, 2016 EAGLE RIVER — Richard Olson has lived in Keweenaw County his whole life, and after Dec. 31 when he’ll retire as undersheriff, he intends to stay in the county. more »»

Party-line vote fills planning vacancy

January 13, 2016 HOUGHTON — Former state Rep. Matt Huuki now has a seat on the Houghton County Planning Commission. more »»

Underwater logging plan denied

January 13, 2016 BARAGA — A proposal to salvage 100-year-old “heritage wood” logs from the bottom of Keweenaw and Huron bays has been dropped, relieving environmental concerns of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community an... more »»

Michigan website offers legal help

January 13, 2016 For Michigan residents finding themselves with legal questions, but do not want to hire an attorney, there is recourse to information regarding Michigan law. more »»

Houghton County extends term lengths

January 13, 2016 HOUGHTON — Some Houghton County Board of Commissioners appointments will now last longer. more »»

Retired coach charged with possessing child sex material

January 12, 2016 Don Sawaski, 70, retired athletic director at Houghton High School, was arrested in Colorado last week on a three-count felony warrant issued by the 97th District Court in Houghton County. more »»

10 things to know today: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2015

January 12, 2016 By the Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. more »»

Animal control: Baraga, Humane Society work on contract

January 12, 2016 L’ANSE — When dogs and cats end up homeless in Baraga County, they’re taken to the Copper Country Humane Society. State law requires counties pay for stray animals’ upkeep, at least for a few days. more »»

Beach boom?

January 12, 2016 WHITE CITY — An electrical cable used to power a navigation light exploded in Rhode Island last summer. more »»

LL-H Schools Board hears update on energy efficiency plan

January 12, 2016 LAKE LINDEN — The recent energy efficiency project at Lake Linden-Hubbell Public Schools is paying dividends for the district, Superintendent Craig Sundblad said at Monday’s board meetin. more »»

LL-H board retains officers, assigns committee positions

January 12, 2016 LAKE LINDEN — Lake Linden-Hubbell Public Schools Board of Education trustees kept their posts in the board’s annual reorganizational meeting Monda. more »»

Demolition bid delayed

January 12, 2016 L’ANSE — Baraga County’s ready to be done with an aging outbuilding they own on Broad Street, behind the Main Street county office. more »»

Ranching standoff could damage refuge: MTU prof

January 11, 2016 HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech environmental historian Nancy Langston, who wrote a 2006 book on the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, said the armed protest occupation there could seriously damage the... more »»

Former athletic director charged with possession of child sexual material

January 11, 2016 Don Sawaski, 70, retired athletic director at Houghton High School, was arrested in Colorado last week on a three-count felony warrant issued by the 97th District Court in Houghton County. more »»

City found lacking in property documentation

January 11, 2016 HANCOCK — A state audit of Hancock’s property assessment practices found the city did not meet certain standards, so a corrective plan of action was formed and is being reviewed by the state. more »»

Food Exchange benefits producers across the UP

January 11, 2016 The Upper Peninsula Food Exchange is a resource created by three U.P. organizations as a means of connecting consumers and food producers across the U.P. more »»

Dakota rejoins KBIC council, Swartz still president

January 11, 2016 BARAGA — The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community will be sticking with the same tribal council officers as it embarks on $40 million in planned casino renovations in 201. more »»

‘New’ council member has plenty of experience

January 11, 2016 BARAGA — Fred Dakota, 78 and back on the KBIC Tribal Council after a two-year absence, is a key figure in the tribe’s history — and in the history of native gaming nationwide. more »»

Refuge land never stolen from ranchers

January 9, 2016 HOUGHTON — One of the key claims of armed protestors occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon - that the federal government unfairly took the land away from ranchers - simply isn't... more »»

 
 

 

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