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School OKs $6.39M budget

June 17, 2014 HANCOCK — At its regular meeting Monday, the Hancock Public Schools Board of Education approved the $6. more »»

H-PT Schools adopts budget

June 17, 2014 HOUGHTON — The Houghton-Portage Township Schools Board of Education approved a $11.34 million general fund budget for its coming year at its monthly meeting Monday. more »»

NORTHSTAR joins Aspirus

June 17, 2014 IRON RIVER — NORTHSTAR Health System (NHS) leaders announced that it will join the Aspirus health system. more »»

Blessing of the bikes

June 17, 2014 Garrett Neese/Daily Mining Gazette Community pastor Ken Toth reads from the Bible during the Blessing of the Bikes at American Legion Post No. 291 in Lake Linden Saturday. more »»

Bridgefest FEAST concludes

June 16, 2014 HOUGHTON — Until this year, Bridgefest and Seafood Fest were separate events run on the same day, but this year, the two combined to create Bridgefest FEAST. more »»

Marking the past

June 16, 2014 HANCOCK — The mother of Lauri “Big Louie” Moilanen now has a marker on her grave next to her son. more »»

Star Spangled Sing Along

June 16, 2014 Kurt Hauglie/Daily Mining Gazette Participants in the national anthem sing along stand in the Calumet Theatre Saturday. more »»

Building bridges

June 16, 2014 L’ANSE — Most everyone has outdoor projects to keep summers busy, but Baraga County Trails in Motion volunteers are looking beyond their own backyards and taking on an entire trail system. more »»

No E. Coli beach monitoring this year

June 14, 2014 HOUGHTON?— A long-time service of Western U.P. Health Department will not take place this year. For 10 years the health department has monitored E. more »»

More money for schools

June 14, 2014 CALUMET — The Michigan Legislature recently approved a new state budget, and it includes varying increases in education funding for all school districts in the stat. more »»

Ray Kestner sign dedicated at park

June 14, 2014 HOUGHTON — When Ray Kestner started as city manager in 1971, the place he stood Friday was an industrial wastelan. more »»

End of an era

June 14, 2014 Daily Mining Gazette/Scott Viau Shown here is the former location of Good Will Farm, now demolished. Good Will Farm acquired the Goodell family mansion 93 years ago. more »»

Residents share concerns at forum

June 14, 2014 BARAGA — A handful of Baraga Area Schools district residents shared strong feelings about the K-2 Pelkie Elementary School at a Thursday forum held to discuss cost-cutting options for the district. more »»

L’Anse, White Pine power plants for sale

June 14, 2014 L’ANSE — The L’Anse Warden Electric Company, the White Pine Electric Power plant and the White Pine Copper Refinery are up for sale, according to TRAXYS Power Group CEO Steve Walsh, who oversees... more »»

Wet spring brings mosquito boom

June 13, 2014 By ILSA MATTHES imatthes@dailypress.net ESCANABA — An extremely snowy winter that led to a wet spring has created a boom in the mosquito population. more »»

Bridgefest begins today

June 13, 2014 HOUGHTON — Bridgefest kicks off today and with that is a plethora of events to entertain. Before the parade gets started, there will be a BBQ at the Holiday Inn in Houghton from 5 to 8 p.. more »»

Date set in Hancock road change

June 13, 2014 HANCOCK — Two streets in Hancock are almost ready to change from two-way to one-way traffic. The intention of the changes is to get better control of traffic in the cit. more »»

Houghton council discusses property maintenance code

June 13, 2014 HOUGHTON — Following an initial outcry over letters sent out to some residents about code violations, Houghton City Council members discussed the reasoning behind the policy Wednesday, as well as... more »»

Keweenaw Path raises $8,000 for Gundlach Shelter

June 13, 2014 EAGLE HARBOR — When Donica Dravillas started the Keweenaw Path fundraiser in 2005, it was just her, walking and snowshoeing from Copper Harbor to Calumet. more »»

Forest fires a concern for DNR

June 12, 2014 HOUGHTON — The Copper Country is green again. Trees and brush are absorbing moisture, and the worst of the spring wildfire season is behind us. more »»

 
 

 

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