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3 dollars & dropping

November 7, 2014 HOUGHTON — Something that hasn’t been seen in Michigan or the rest of the country for about four years is reappearing with the retail cost of regular gasoline dropping below $3 per gallon just in... more »»

Koski waives preliminary hearing

November 7, 2014 EAGLE RIVER — The Copper City man accused of a string of break-ins in Keweenaw County waived his preliminary hearing in 97th District Court Thursday morning. more »»

Vollwerth’s exec mourned

November 7, 2014 HANCOCK — A man who was a key link in the five-generation history of Vollwerth & Co. is mourned by his family and former company. Donald Fisher died at the age of 75 Wednesday in Wausau, Wisconsin. more »»

Chassell man accused of selling bear meat, organs

November 7, 2014 HOUGHTON — A Chassell man is accused of selling bear meat and organs to Michigan Department of Natural Resources investigators, among other charges. more »»

Food summit brings growers, consumers to table

November 7, 2014 HOUGHTON — Farmers, grocers, educators and others interested in promoting local and healthy foods gathered at Michigan Technological University’s Memorial Union Thursday for the 2014 Western U.P. more »»

More budget cuts at CCMH

November 6, 2014 HOUGHTON?— Last spring, Copper Country Mental Health Services (CCMH) learned that community mental health agencies across the state were seeing a 54 percent cut in their state “general fund”... more »»

New Internet scam hits area

November 6, 2014 HOUGHTON — A new Iinternet scam at large in the Keweenaw has a devious twist: the request for help will appear to come from someone you know. more »»

Wind, water & solar

November 6, 2014 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@mininggazette. more »»

On the job

November 6, 2014 HANCOCK — Wayne Butler has been living and working in Georgia since 1988, but he’s coming back to the Copper Country after being hired as the new chief of police for the Hancock Police Department. more »»

Large and now in charge

November 6, 2014 WASHINGTON — Republicans’ resounding victory gives them an opportunity to push legislation that’s been bottled up in the Democratic Senate, from targeting elements of President Barack Obama’s healt... more »»

Nassiri gets 20 to 40

November 5, 2014 HOUGHTON — A Dollar Bay man will spend 20 to 40 years in prison for the December 2013 murder of his wife in their home. Nima Nassiri, 35, was sentenced in Houghton County Circuit Court this mornin. more »»

Pintar, Londo win Houghton County seats

November 5, 2014 HOUGHTON — Democratic Houghton County Commissioner Anton Pintar held onto his District 3 seat in Tuesday’s elections, while Republican Eugene Londo will join the board after a win in District 1. more »»

Dianda, Casperson re-elected

November 5, 2014 LANSING — In the midterm races for 110th District State Representative and 38th District State Senator, there were no upsets, with incumbents Scott Dianda and Tom Casperson beating out the... more »»

Incumbents, new faces elected to area boards and councils

November 5, 2014 HOUGHTON — In Tuesday’s election, voters returned several incumbents to their seats, but new faces will be seen on some boards. more »»

Menge re-elected to Baraga boardMenge re-elected to Baraga board

November 5, 2014 L’ANSE — Incumbent Democrat William Menge will be going back to work for a fourth two-year term on the Baraga County Board of Commissioners. more »»

The polls are open

November 4, 2014 By GARRETT NEESE HANCOCK — Copper Country voters headed to the polls this morning for the midterm general elections. more »»

The polls are open

November 4, 2014 By GARRETT NEESE HANCOCK — Copper Country voters headed to the polls this morning for the midterm general elections. more »»

Turning up the HEET: Team takes final look at high-stakes plan

November 4, 2014 By DAN ROBLEE droblee@mininggazette. more »»

Taking it to the limit

November 4, 2014 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@mininggazette. more »»

Fire in Houghton

November 3, 2014 HOUGHTON — Francis and Barbara Lide got out of the fire at their Calverley Avenue home unhurt on Saturday, and so did the newest member of their family, the dog Friedrich der Kleine, a.k.a. Freddie. more »»

KBIC holds primary

November 3, 2014 BARAGA — Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tribal Council Vice-President Carole LaPointe appears to have lost her seat on the council in Saturday’s primary council elections, according to unofficial... more »»



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