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Winona documentary to air on PBS

June 6, 2016 WINONA — Retired Northern Michigan University professor Michael Loukinen recently produced a one-hour documentary, “Winona: A Copper Mining Ghost Town,” to air on PBS station WNMU at 8 p.. more »»

Counties picking up the state tab

June 6, 2016 HOUGHTON — In 1997, then-Gov. more »»

Finlandia to relaunch website

June 4, 2016 HANCOCK — Finlandia University created its first website in February 2001, and it was revised about seven years ago, according to Mike Babcock. more »»

No glitches yet in road project

June 3, 2016 HANCOCK — The reconstruction of Reservation and Quincy streets in Hancock is continuing without incident and on schedule, according to Al Anderson. more »»

Center raising funds for access

June 3, 2016 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — The building which contains the Calumet Art Center is old, and its entrances aren’t easily accessible for people with physical limitations, so a fundraising effort is taking place... more »»

Sheriff deputy shortage affects public safety

June 3, 2016 HOUGHTON — Personnel shortages in the Houghton County Sheriff’s Department puts the public at some risk, because the department does more than just patrol road. more »»

Chicken is Silver City food truck’s specialty

June 3, 2016 SILVER CITY — Curbside Kitchen is open for its second season, offering finger-licking good chicken on M-64 in Silver City. more »»

10 things to know today: Friday, June 3, 2016

June 3, 2016 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ‘THIS ISN’T REALITY TELEVISION. more »»

Sawaski Appears

June 2, 2016 HOUGHTON — A former Houghton High School athletic director could go to trial in September on child pornography charges. more »»

Elks Lodge names Citizen of the Year

June 2, 2016 CALUMET — Dave Geisler has been a Calumet resident for just five years, but members of the Copper Country Elks Lodge 404 are so impressed with him they named him Citizen of the Year for his efforts... more »»

Voters won't pay to upgrade substandard jail

June 1, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Houghton County Jail does not comply with current Michigan Department of Correction standards and poses serious liabilities for the county, according to a 2010 study by the Upper... more »»

IRS phone scammers prominent across the country: Local residents plagued by robo callers

June 1, 2016 Bruce Granat has been getting robo calls at his Jacobsville home for several years, but recently, his house started getting robo calls from people claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service,... more »»

IRS encourages guarding against phone scams

June 1, 2016 People around the country have been getting telephone calls from people claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service and threatening loss of property or prison if money isn’t sent to a particula... more »»

Speed limits not arbitrary: designed for smooth driving, preventing crashes

June 1, 2016 ISHPEMING — MDOT Ishpeming Transportation Service Center Manager Aaron Johnson referred to a Michigan State Police pamphlet titled “Setting Realistic Speed Limits” to explain exactly how highway... more »»

They Gave Their All: Copper Country Memorial Day ceremonies honor fallen

May 31, 2016 HOUGHTON — Robert Greenhoe was the first person at Veterans Memorial Park in Houghton Monday to take part in the Memorial Day observation ther. more »»

In Remembrance

May 30, 2016 ... more »»

UPPCO’s Problems

May 30, 2016 HOUGHTON — Upper Peninsula Power Company continues to work with some frustrated customers experiencing problems with the company’s new billing system. more »»

UPPCO born when three became one

May 30, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Upper Peninsula Power Company originated through the merger of three utility companies in 1947, said Dave Forsberg, UPPCO’s community, government and public relations manager. more »»

Senior Parade

May 28, 2016 more »»



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