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Health scholarship aims to keep students in the area

September 12, 2015 HANCOCK — There is a new scholarship program created with the intent of supporting Copper Country health-sciences students in their education, and the hope they’ll stay in the area after getting... more »»

Man stands mute on home invasion charge

September 12, 2015 HOUGHTON — A Hubbell man accused of breaking into a home and assaulting a person stood mute on the charges in Houghton County Circuit Court Friday. Donald Belanger, Jr. more »»

Recipe exchange at PLDL

September 12, 2015 Regular meetings of the Gluten-Free Recipe Exchange are held on the third Monday of each month, September through May, from 6:30–7:30 p.m. at the Portage Lake District Library. more »»

Hancock recycling materials need to be in containers

September 11, 2015 HANCOCK — Since July, the city of Hancock has required recycling materials be placed in a closed container rather than in clear plastic bags, and the change has been fairly well accepted by... more »»

Accepted items for Hancock recycling program

September 11, 2015 • Plastics No. 1 thru No. more »»

Auto Day connects students, carmakers

September 11, 2015 HOUGHTON — Representatives of more than a dozen car companies and auto suppliers were at Michigan Technological University Thursday for Automotive Day, the second in Tech’s CareerFest series of... more »»

Woman, suspect identified in Menominee death

September 11, 2015 GLADSTONE — Authorities have identified the woman whose body was found Wednesday at the Cedar River State Harbor in Menominee County, and they have a suspect in custody. more »»

Engineering alumni come back for more

September 11, 2015 HOUGHTON — Ford Motor Company’s Jacob Kaisler and Victor Condelee are Tech graduates. more »»

Finlandia announces fall enrichment classes

September 11, 2015 HANCOCK — A course in Nordic-style knitting is the newest addition to Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center enrichment programming. more »»

Climate change pushes species north

September 11, 2015 HOUGHTON — It takes a tree about 30 years to reproduce. A squirrel might grab some of its acorns and spread it 100 yards to the north. Thirty years later, another squirrel might repeat the process. more »»

Fellow Flowers’ UP roots still strong as mother-daughter duo compete

September 11, 2015 MARQUETTE — It all started with a flower. Breanna Pond, a local gynecologist and mother of three, joined a group of friends in 2011 to run the CellCom Half Marathon in Green Bay, Wisconsin. more »»

Grants available from KCF to address youth needs

September 11, 2015 The Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) announces the availability of grants to meet the needs of local youth in Houghton and Keweenaw Countie. more »»

School’s in session: Year of changes starts in Baraga

September 10, 2015 BARAGA — All across the Copper Country this week, students have been strapping on backpacks, climbing on buses and getting their brains into gear for a new school year. more »»

A montage of Calumet

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Business moving to old McDonald’s building

September 10, 2015 HOUGHTON — The old McDonald’s building in Houghton will no longer have to be called the old McDonald’s building. more »»

More lift bridge work to impact Keweenaw travel

September 10, 2015 HANCOCK/HOUGHTON — Maintenance work on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge was mostly out of sight during the summer, but that will change starting Monday, according to Al Anderson. more »»

Sparking leadership: First Ignite conference coming up

September 10, 2015 Local area chambers of commerce and the Portage Health Foundation have combined efforts to bring a leadership conference to the Copper Country, according to a press release from the Portage Health... more »»

Tech makes the grade in US News report

September 10, 2015 Local area chambers of commerce and the Portage Health Foundation have combined efforts to bring a leadership conference to the Copper Country, according to a press release from the Portage Health... more »»

Missing woman found dead in Menominee

September 10, 2015 GLADSTONE — A 43-year-old female investigated as a missing person was located deceased by a Michigan State Police trooper at the Cedar River State Harbor in Cedarville Township in Menominee County,... more »»

Baraga speedway: Village seeks U.S. 41 slowdown through town

September 9, 2015 BARAGA — The Baraga Village Council is seeking help from state legislators with a years-long effort to lower the speed limit on U.S. 41 within village limits. more »»



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