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Kids can become energy detectives at the library

October 31, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Portage Lake District Library invites kids and their families to learn how to become a Sherlock “Homes” energy detective and search for clues to energy waste on Tuesday, November 3,... more »»

DHHS study shows shortage of mental health professionals

October 31, 2015 LANSING — Amid a national shortage of psychiatrists, Michigan is among the states that lack enough mental health professionals and facilities, according to a new report by the U.S. more »»

Money talks

October 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — Whether one agrees with the concept or not, money has a powerful influence in American politics, and Thursday the League of Women Voters of the Copper Country gave an overview of the issue. more »»

Murder mystery has Tech students dying with laughter

October 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — When Michigan Tech students heard their faithful mascot Blizzard T. Husky had been murdered, they flocked to the Memorial Union Thursday to investigat. more »»

Senior researcher talks consequences of climate change

October 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — Even the worst temperature swings have occurred in a period of relatively stable climate, from a geological standpoint. more »»

MSP: Be prepared for winter weather at home, on the go

October 30, 2015 LANSING — With winter weather rapidly approaching, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) is encouraging Michiganders to make winter emergency... more »»

Snowy owls making their way to the area

October 30, 2015 MARQUETTE — Visitors from the Arctic tundra have been making their way to Marquette and other parts of the western Upper Peninsula within the past few weeks, with varying degrees of success. more »»

Finlandia conduct board investigating assault

October 29, 2015 HANCOCK — The situation regarding a confrontation at a Hancock residence allegedly involving some Finlandia University football players is still being examined by university officials. more »»

Upgrades improve L’Anse’s fire safety rating

October 29, 2015 L’ANSE — The Village of L’Anse’s Insurance Safety Office (ISO) fire safety rating has been upgraded from a 6 to a 5 after an inspection this summer, according to Village Manager Bob LaFav. more »»

Houghton issuing winter warnings

October 29, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton police are already handing out warnings to motorists about the impending winter parking hours. Between Nov. 1 and May 1, parking is not allowed between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. more »»

Nursing aide students sew for seniors

October 29, 2015 CHASSELL — CCISD nursing aide students took some time outside of class last week to do something nice for the elders they plan to work with after graduation, getting together for a charity sewing... more »»

LED lightbulb vouchers to be offered

October 29, 2015 HOUGHTON — UPPCO customers who meet income guidelines can receive vouchers good for up to eight LED light bulbs this Saturday at Festival Foods. This energy-saving program runs from 10:30 a.m. more »»

‘Making of Modern Houghton’ reception

October 29, 2015 HOUGHTON?— Community members are invited to join the Carnegie Museum in opening its newest exhibit, ‘The Making of Modern Houghton: 1940-2015.’ The reception will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. more »»

Landscape project planned at KNHP

October 29, 2015 CALUMET?— The National Park Service would like to notify the public about a project to remove several mature cedar trees from the Keweenaw National Historical Park headquarters area this week. more »»

Community education on ‘dark store’ tax loophole

October 29, 2015 ESCANABA — Local officials and activists came together Tuesday to teach members of the community about the "dark store" tax loophole. more »»

REA flips switch on net metering

October 28, 2015 L’ANSE — The Ontonagon Rural Electrification Association has restored retail rate credits, about 18. more »»

Society of pillars: Scholars inducted into Hancock High NHS

October 28, 2015 HANCOCK — Some students at Hancock Central High School took a significant step in their school career Tuesday when they were inducted into the National Honor Society. more »»

Keweenaw tourism app gets award at state convention

October 28, 2015 HOUGHTON — A phone app for local tourism developed by the Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau has received a state award. more »»

Money in politics, Halloween fun this week at the PLDL

October 28, 2015 HOUGHTON — Area residents can learn more about the way money and politics intertwine or enjoy some spooky activities with the family, as the Portage Lake District Library hosts two events to round... more »»

Capacity alert on school buses

October 27, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton Elementary School’s principal has spoken to the district’s transportation director about adjusting the elementary school bus route after a ride-along last week, he said. more »»



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