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MTU student commencement speaker: Go with optimism

May 1, 2015 HOUGHTON — Almost 1,100 students will be flipping their tassels during Michigan Technological University’s spring commencement ceremony Saturday. more »»

Body found in Calumet

April 30, 2015 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — A 20-year-old male has been found deceased in Calumet Township, according to a release from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post. more »»

The results are in...

April 30, 2015 HOUGHTON?— Though they may not have taken first place, the Houghton High School Robotics team (Superior Roboworks, no. more »»

Season of the itch

April 30, 2015 HANCOCK — While the return of warmer temperatures is a pleasant change from the dreariness of winter, it also means the return of seasonal pests, some of which can cause illness, according to Lynn... more »»

Millages on the May 5 ballot in Houghton County

April 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — In addition to Proposal 1, voters in some Houghton County municipalities will also have local millages to consider. more »»

Hazing suit filed against ex-frat

April 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — A former Michigan Technological University fraternity chapter is scheduled to go into mediation in June with a student accusing them of injuring him during a 2013 hazing incident. more »»


April 30, 2015 BARAGA — The Beartown Firefighters are home recuperating this week after a two-week deployment fighting wildfires in Minnesota. more »»

Meth dealer gets prison

April 29, 2015 L’ANSE — A L’Anse man was sentenced to six to 20 years in prison for delivery/manufacture of methamphetamines Tuesday in Baraga County Circuit Court. more »»

A smart design for a smartphone

April 29, 2015 DOLLAR BAY — Smart cell phones are ubiquitous now, but handling them while driving is dangerou. more »»

Biomass energy is not as green as advertised: local researchers

April 29, 2015 HOUGHTON — With Upper Peninsula residents struggling to pay some of the highest electric rates in the country, some local energy activists have proposed new biomass power plants as at least part of... more »»

L’Anse resident gets sentenced in knife attack

April 29, 2015 L’ANSE — A L’Anse man charged with a knife attack in October 2014 against a woman with whom he had a relationship was sentenced to 14 months to four years in prison in Baraga County Circuit Court... more »»

Voter confusion

April 29, 2015 HOUGHTON — Proposal 1 on the May 5 ballot is a mystery to some Michigan voters, so representatives of the League of Women Voters have been traveling the state giving presentations to explain it, and... more »»

Gearing up for summer

April 28, 2015 Photo by David Archambeau/Daily Mining Gazette The United States Coast Guard cutter Alder is seen docked at Houghton toda. more »»

Something tasty

April 28, 2015 HANCOCK — Gourmet foodies and craft beer fans had a meeting of the minds Monday evening, and all left satisfied from a unique beer and food tasting at Habañeros Fresh Mexican Kitchen in Hancoc. more »»

Rotary leading effort to collect aid for Nepal quake victims

April 28, 2015 HOUGHTON — The current death toll for the 7. more »»

Charity helps pay expenses

April 28, 2015 HANCOCK — Don’t Do It Yourself has only been around for a year and a half, but it’s already helped about 40 Houghton and Keweenaw County families struggling under the weight of medical bills, says... more »»

Chassell launches girls golf program

April 28, 2015 CHASSELL — Chassell Township Schools are fielding a girls golf team for the first time this yea. more »»

Roof work at the Hanka Homestead

April 28, 2015 ASKEL?— Last Friday, April 24, a crew of 9 volunteers began work on sawing a pile of cedar logs into shingles to restore the roofs on the outbuildings at the Hanka Homestead Finnish Museum in Askel. more »»

Roy’s honored

April 27, 2015 HOUGHTON — Roy’s Pasties & Bakery was honored this morning as one of the state Prosperity Awards winners. more »»

Story share aims for racial justice

April 27, 2015 BARAGA — Keweenaw Bay Indian Community members, neighbors and some out-of-town visitors shared stories of racial injustice Saturday at an event designed to find common ground and work toward a bette... more »»



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