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Be the ball: Ice bowling tournament opens Winter Carnival

January 27, 2016 HOUGHTON — Ice bowling is a bit like playing in an orchestra. more »»

False report dropped, new charges coming against South Range VFW bartender

January 27, 2016 HOUGHTON — A bartender accused of falsely reporting an armed robbery at the South Range Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in December will be rearraigned with additional charges Friday morning. more »»

$2.4M health clinic coming to Calumet

January 27, 2016 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — Plans are moving ahead for the UP Health System - Calumet clinic. The plan was presented by UP Engineering at the Calumet Township Planning Commission meeting on Dec. 28, 2015. more »»

Running Affordable Care Act subsidy gauntlet creates confusion

January 27, 2016 There is still quite a bit of confusion as to how subsidies in the Affordable Care Act work, what they are, and how they are relate to the ACA, said Houghton insurance executive Jeff Bugni. more »»

Walgreens sticks toe in western UP

January 27, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Walgreens drugstore chain, the largest in the U.S. more »»

Offbeat events build up to big carnival weekend

January 27, 2016 HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech’s Winter Carnival is best known for its snow statues, and plenty of people check out the hockey games, torchlight parade and stage revue during the main carnival weekend Fe. more »»

Taking the field: L’Anse approves varsity baseball

January 26, 2016 L’ANSE — The L’Anse Area Schools will be fielding a high school baseball team this spring, if parents and coaches can organize funding, uniforms and other details in time for the season. more »»

Grant pays for Eagle Harbor Lighthouse roof

January 26, 2016 EAGLE HARBOR — The Eagle Harbor Lighthouse was built in 1871, and as can be expected, over the years it has needed significant maintenance, including a new roof. more »»

Finnish baking trend: tastes same, no gluten

January 26, 2016 HANCOCK — The growing trend of gluten-free diets makes some traditional Finnish recipes off-limits. more »»

L’Anse out $5K in fencing dispute

January 26, 2016 L’ANSE — The L’Anse Area Schools Board on Monday approved a settlement with Northern Landscapes in a dispute over fencing at the district’s new football field. more »»

Finnish Consul General to give presentation

January 26, 2016 HANCOCK — Consul General of Finland (New York) Jukka Pietikainen will make a stop at Finlandia University Friday. more »»

Lecture on Islam at Tech

January 26, 2016 HOUGHTON?— An inaugural series of cultural lectures hosted by Tech’s Muslim Student Association will take place Thursday. more »»

Pleasure like poppies spread

January 25, 2016 HANCOCK — In Scotland, “The Bard” isn’t William Shakespeare. more »»

Deciding when to declare snow day is part art, part science

January 25, 2016 HANCOCK — The decision to call off Houghton County schools on stormy days ultimately rests on the authority of one person: the Copper Country Intermediate School District (CCISD) superintendent... more »»

Logging for cars: Ford forests produced auto materials

January 25, 2016 ALBERTA — When the Forest Stewards Guild recently designated several square miles of Michigan Tech’s working land as a Model Forest, it wasn’t the first time some of that land had been presented as... more »»

Alberta founded as model community

January 25, 2016 ALBERTA — Henry Ford was famous for his $5-a-day wage at his Detroit auto factories, a big paycheck for the day designed to make his workers car buyers as well as car makers. more »»

Keweenaw National Park grant program nears $1 million mark

January 25, 2016 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — The Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission’s Keweenaw Heritage Grant program is in its ninth year, and at the end of this grant cycle, the program will have provide... more »»

Music, dance add to Burns Night festivities

January 25, 2016 HANCOCK — In addition to reciting the great poetry, festivities at the local celebration of Burns Night honoring the birthday of Robert Burns included partaking in traditional Scottish food, folk... more »»

Hancock man killed in snowmobile crash

January 25, 2016 HOUGHTON — A Hancock man has died in a snowmobile accident after losing control and hitting a tree early Saturday morning. more »»

 
 

 

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