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Angel Mission kicking off drive

August 22, 2015 CALUMET — School starts in most of the Copper Country on Sept. 8, so the people at the New Beginnings Angel Mission Free Store have begun their annual school backpack drive. more »»

KBIC goes back to the drawing board with casino

August 22, 2015 BARAGA — The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is once again debating plans for a new tribal casino and hotel in Baraga, with discussions now focused on new facilities at the site of the current casino,... more »»

Fest celebrates ‘color season’

August 21, 2015 HANCOCK — Autumn is a special time in Finland, and the Finnish people celebrate it with what they call Ruska, according to Dave Maki. “It describes the color season,” he said. more »»

Festival ‘Finnishes’ with genealogy

August 21, 2015 HANCOCK — One of North America’s leading forensic genealogists is among six experts who have signed on to present at Finnish Genealogy Day at Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center... more »»

57 years a Ranger: Deploying Ranger III as jack-of-all-trades keeps Isle Royale running

August 21, 2015 HOUGHTON — It’s a good thing the Ranger III isn’t on the National Park Service payroll, because figuring out the job descriptions would make all kinds of trouble for accounting. more »»

Ranger III by the numbers

August 21, 2015 • Commissioned: November 1957 • Commissioned cost: $1. more »»

Finlandia students moving in this week

August 21, 2015 HANCOCK — Finlandia Hall is filling up. Students at Finlandia University began moving in Thursday. The incoming freshman class will be around 300 students, admissions director Travis Hanson said. more »»

Poll: No digital divide among black, white millennials

August 21, 2015 WASHINGTON — A new poll finds African-American millennials say they are just as engaged in getting news online as their white counterparts, further debunking a long-held belief that people of color... more »»

View vs. erosion: Hancock residents seek common ground on DNR trail trimming

August 20, 2015 HANCOCK — In a packed council chamber Wednesday during the regular meeting of the Hancock City Council, residents on both sides of the issue regarding the trimming of brush on the Michigan Departmen... more »»

Tech hosts computer science workshop for K-12 teachers

August 20, 2015 HOUGHTON — Computer science is one of the most useful skills a student can acquire as they prepare for the world. more »»

Governor appoints President Mroz to Michigan Education Trust board

August 20, 2015 HOUGHTON?— Governor Rick Snyder has appointed Michigan Tech President Glenn Mroz to the board of the Michigan Education Trust (MET). more »»

HMS to hold Sneak Peek event

August 20, 2015 HANCOCK ?— Hancock Middle School will be hosting the 12th annual Sneak Peek for all incoming sixth graders on Thursday, August 27, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Sylvia J. Eskola Auditorium. more »»

Book signing: Library hosts reading of UP women’s writing

August 20, 2015 CALUMET — The U.P. can be a hard place to make a living and raise a family, said Charmi Keranen. more »»

Caregivers’ workshop to take place in Houghton

August 20, 2015 HOUGHTON? — Creating Confident Caregivers is a new program in select regions of Michigan for family caregivers of persons with dementia or memory loss. more »»

Residents: Uphold housing standards

August 20, 2015 HANCOCK — During the public comment period at the regular meeting of the Hancock City Council Wednesday, some residents spoke about their concerns regarding the condition of some houses in the city. more »»

Court date set for 4 men in Esky meth case

August 20, 2015 By JENNY?LANCOUR Daily Press ESCANABA — Three Escanaba residents and a Florida man - each charged with a 20-year felony of operating a methamphetamine lab - are scheduled to appear for their... more »»

Lights out for home solar? Pending bill ends net metering

August 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — Last spring, Jason Blough invested $23,000 in a 9-kilowatt, self-installed solar array at his Chassell home. more »»

Hanka Homestead to host heritage day

August 19, 2015 ASKEL?— The Hanka Homestead Finnish Museum in Askel is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its restoration and opening as an open-air museum this Saturday with its 2nd annual Hanka Homestead Family... more »»

Dianda hosting energy town hall

August 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — As Michigan deals with a variety of energy issues, the Upper Peninsula has unique challenges above and beyond the rest of the state, with some consumers paying as much as 24 cents per... more »»



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