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Swimmer drowns at McLain State Park

July 30, 2015 HANCOCK TOWNSHIP — A downstate man is dead after being overcome by large waves and apparently drowning at McLain State Park yesterday. more »»

Engineering a diverse campus

July 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — The people directing the engineering education program at Michigan Technological University understand there is a disparity as far as representation of women and minorities is concerned,... more »»

Gale-force winds leave ferry riders stranded on Isle

July 30, 2015 COPPER HARBOR — The Isle Royale Queen IV will resume normal operations in one to five days, one of its owners said Wednesday, the day after the vessel ran aground on a gravel bar close to Copper... more »»

Aspirus to host ‘latch-on’ in attempt to break record

July 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — Nursing moms are invited to get together with other moms at Aspirus Houghton Clinic Saturday to help break the world record for the most women breastfeeding simultaneously. more »»

Wind, waves wreak havoc

July 30, 2015 COPPER COUNTRY — High winds and big Lake Superior waves created chaos across the Copper Country Wednesday, leading to a busy day for first responders, the Coast Guard and Upper Peninsula Power... more »»

Drug suspects appear in court

July 29, 2015 L’ANSE — Two defendants in a Baraga County drug case appeared for pretrial hearings in Baraga County Circuit Court Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Isle Royale Queen IV runs aground

July 29, 2015 COPPER HARBOR — The Isle Royale Queen IV, operating out of Copper Harbor, ran aground Tuesday while on an evening cruise. U.S. more »»

L’Anse names new trustee

July 29, 2015 L’ANSE — The L’Anse Board of Trustees picked lifelong resident Kerri Kissel-Sikkila to join its ranks on Monda. more »»

Baraga fair focused on people, critters, cars

July 29, 2015 PELKIE — There will be pony rides for the kids at the Baraga County Fair this weekend. Off-road derby, demolition derby and horse show riders will all be going for some wild rides. more »»

Airport to host fourth fly-in on Saturday

July 29, 2015 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — The Houghton County Memorial Airport will have several more airplanes Saturday than usual as a result of the Copper Props Fly-In sponsored by the Keweenaw Experimental Aircraft... more »»

31 Backpacks to mentor organizations

July 28, 2015 HOUGHTON — The non-profit organization 31 Backpacks, In. more »»

Woman in car-semi crash conscious

July 28, 2015 MARQUETTE??— A woman injured in a car-semi accident is conscious and in stable condition at UP Health System - Marquette, according to a release from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post. more »»

Public has say on plan for Isle Royale wolves

July 28, 2015 HOUGHTON — National Park Service staff from Isle Royale National Park met with the public Monday in one of the first steps of a planning process that could shape the park’s ecological future for... more »»

Researcher: Planning process should have started sooner

July 28, 2015 HOUGHTON — Most of the chairs were full during Monday’s National Park Service meeting to gather public comment and help kick off the process of preparing an Isle Royale National Park... more »»

Rock Camp prepares for concert

July 28, 2015 HOUGHTON — PJ Olsson’s Rock Camp has become enough of an institution to attract kids who’ve wanted to be a part of what they’ve seen. more »»

Laplander case near resolution

July 28, 2015 HOUGHTON — The case of a Calumet man accused of breaking into a safe and later stealing a vehicle while out on bond could come to an end. more »»

State education taxes captured to fund MTEC SmartZone business incubator

July 28, 2015 HANCOCK — The cities of Hancock and Houghton have individual taxing mechanisms, but one tax the two communities share is the Local Development Finance Authority, which is in the 12th year of a... more »»

Sun, sand, science

July 27, 2015 HOUGHTON — Have you talked about STEM lately? The organizers of the inaugural Keweenaw Science and Engineering Festival, which will run from August 5-8, are hoping to spark the conversation about... more »»

Pow-wow reflects evolving culture

July 27, 2015 BARAGA — Morningstar, a Cherokee Native American from downstate Barryton who prefers to go by just the one name, turned 100 years old Saturday during the 37th annual Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding at... more »»

People celebrate Lake Superior Day

July 27, 2015 COPPER HARBOR — Some people were listening to science talks. Some were paddling in canoes. Others were simply eating grilled corn and looking out over the wate. more »»



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