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June 25, 2015 HANCOCK — Three organizations gave a presentation Wednesday on how homeowners can save money through energy efficiency to an interested group of about 30 people. more »»

Baraga football coach wants higher academic standards

June 25, 2015 BARAGA — Baraga High School’s new football coach is facing off against the school’s administration over his proposal to institute an athletic contract for football players that would hold them to... more »»

Living history at Fort Wilkins

June 24, 2015 COPPER?HARBOR?— Visitors young and old can step back in time at Fort Wilkins this summer, where museum exhibits, dramatic performances, and special events promise a “Pure Michigan” experience for... more »»

Mistrial granted in Vanderbilt football players’ rape case

June 24, 2015 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A judge has granted a mistrial in the case of two former Vanderbilt football players convicted in the dorm-room rape of a student, saying “bias has been clearly shown. more »»

In case of emergency

June 24, 2015 BARAGA — Just a day after tornadoes tore across southern Michigan, destroying property and injuring residents, Baraga County emergency personnel from several agencies got together for a disaster... more »»

Green Bay boy injured in car-bicycle accident

June 24, 2015 LAURIUM — A Green Bay boy was hospitalized with possible head injuries after he was hit by a car in Laurium Tuesday night. About 7:20 p.m. more »»

Water testing benefits new and old wells

June 24, 2015 HANCOCK — When the warm weather comes to the Upper Peninsula, some residents decide to put in a new water well, and for that to be done, the water must first be tested for various possible... more »»

Clean water: beach testing looks for E. coli bacteria

June 24, 2015 HANCOCK — Before he can get into the water to take samples for testing, Daniel Deaton must first put on rubber waders, a vest for holding containers of water and rubber gloves. more »»

9-hole disc golf course at Calumet Lions park open for play

June 24, 2015 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — Disc golf enthusiasts in the Keweenaw have a new course on which to test their talents. more »»

MTEC SmartZone satellite approved

June 23, 2015 HOUGHTON — The MTEC SmartZone will soon have a satellite location in Marquette after the signing of a document creating the new location. more »»

U.P. Kids closing residential program

June 23, 2015 HOUGHTON — U.P. Kids will be closing its residential program effective July 1, though the remainder of the operation will continue. “We’re not closing,” said Executive Director Mark Lambert. more »»

L’Anse budget balance starts lower after Traxys refund

June 23, 2015 L’ANSE — The Village of L’Anse took a big financial hit over the last year after paying out more than $220,000 to settle its share of the Traxys tax dispute that affected several municipalities. more »»

Baraga schools finish in the black

June 23, 2015 BARAGA — Budget discussions started on a good note at the Baraga Area Schools Board of Trustees meeting Monday when Superintendent Jennifer Lynn announced the district had finished the year with a... more »»

Backup bridge

June 22, 2015 HOUGHTON — The exercise the Michigan National Guard conducted Friday and Saturday along the Houghton waterfront wasn’t planned to coincide with Bridgefest, but because it did, there was a ready... more »»

Still at large

June 22, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Houghton County inmate who escaped custody Friday morning was spotted in Green Bay over the weekend and is still at large. more »»

Saying goodbye at home

June 22, 2015 HOUGHTON — There’s no place like home, and for some people, it’s the preferred place to for friends and families to spend some final moments after death, and even the best place to be buried. more »»

Dust to dust is theme of green burials

June 22, 2015 HOUGHTON — For decades, most Americans have had just two choices for what happens to their body after death — cremation, or burial in a concrete vault. more »»

Weather impacted festival attendance

June 22, 2015 HOUGHTON — Jim Supanich was setting up sound equipment at Ray Kestner Waterfront Park in Houghton in the rain at about 10 a.m. more »»

Smells, tastes of good food linger at BridgeFEAST

June 22, 2015 HOUGHTON — The weather may have only partly cooperated, but people were still enjoying themselves at this year’s BridgeFEAS. more »»



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