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IJC solicits public comment on review of Great Lakes protection recommendations

June 2, 2015 MARQUETTE — The International Joint Commission is taking public comment until the end of next month on a consultants' review of progress on recommendations made in the 2000 commission report,... more »»

Bureautocracy: State, federal reports bury local school officials

June 2, 2015 DOLLAR BAY — In order to receive state and federal funding, school administrators have to write reports about the schools’ efforts, but some of those administrators think there are too many reports,... more »»

Three incumbents elected to CCISD board

June 2, 2015 The Copper Country Intermediate School District’s Biennial Election was held on Monday at the CCISD Service Center, 809 Hecla Street, Hanco. more »»

Casino revenue allocations

June 2, 2015 The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community voted to fund these Baraga County groups Thursday with their twice-yearly casino revenue distribution. Baraga County, earmarked for Baraga County Fair: $23,792. more »»

Bridging a trail

June 1, 2015 HANCOCK — After a period of fundraising for the project, the members of the Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club have started work to replace one of the bridges over Swedetown Creek at the Maasto Hiihto and... more »»

Houghton mother, son donate hair as wigs for Children with Hair Loss

June 1, 2015 HOUGHTON — Amy and Davin Evans went into Regis Saturday morning with more than four years’ worth of hair on their heads. more »»

Underground classroom

May 30, 2015 HANCOCK — Quincy Mine Hoist Association guide Tom Wright shut off the electric lights, lit the hard rock wall with a single candle and gave the Houghton Elementary School students an up-close look a... more »»

Moilanen pleads no contest

May 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — A Hubbell man pleaded no contest to murdering a Hubbell woman and attempting to kill her daughter in September in Houghton County Circuit Court Friday. more »»

Battling bullying

May 30, 2015 HANCOCK — As at most schools in the United States, bullying takes place at Gordon G. more »»

KBIC Tribal Court gets glowing assessment

May 30, 2015 BARAGA — The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tribal Court has received a glowing review from an outside assessor, according to a report released recentl. more »»

Success story

May 30, 2015 HARBOR SPRINGS, Mic. more »»

Reducing through recycling: area communities look at programs

May 30, 2015 Editor’s note: This article is the first in an ongoing series of articles about local recycling efforts. more »»

White death

May 29, 2015 HANCOCK — The Copper Country is dotted with hundreds of mine shafts, and while only a few are officially open to the public, it doesn’t mean people never get into the others, even when they’re close... more »»

Mine tours work to slow spread of killer disease

May 29, 2015 HANCOCK — Copper Country mine tours are taking measures to stop the spread of white-nose syndrome, the fungal infection that has killed millions of bats across the United States in the last decade. more »»

PLDL passes budget; reduced director raise

May 29, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Portage Lake District Library board approved a 2015-16 budget with 5 percent raises for employees Thursday night, while the budgeted raise for its director was trimmed after a... more »»

Author speaking in L’Anse on Sunday uses U.P. as setting for novels

May 29, 2015 L’ANSE — Author Joseph Heywood wasn’t born in the Upper Peninsula, but he spent many years here and he uses his experiences in his novels, which he will talk about Sunday at the Baraga County Public... more »»

Healthy commute

May 28, 2015 HOUGHTON — The cool temperatures this morning didn’t keep Scott Niska from riding his bicycle to work during Bike to Work Day. more »»

New Road Commission facility ‘shows who we are’

May 28, 2015 RIPLEY — The Houghton County Road Commission showed off its new facility during an open house Wednesday afternoon. The new 14,400-square-foot building was completed April 15. more »»


May 28, 2015 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — It would be a terrible confluence of events: a bomb scare on a plane that crash-lands at the end of the runway, while a plane that redirected to Marquette goes down in Baraga... more »»

Taking charge of lifestyle choices, health care key topics at seminar

May 28, 2015 HANCOCK — When it comes to women and cancer, taking charge of one’s own health care and lifestyle choices can be the difference between life and death. more »»



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