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Local grassroots campaign boosts Sanders

March 9, 2016 HANCOCK — In the Democratic presidential primary, Bernie Sanders defeated Clinton in Michigan 49.9 to 48.2 percent, with results mostly reflecting an urban/rural split. more »»

New voters part of record turnout in Tuesday primary

March 9, 2016 HANCOCK — Statewide, more than . more »»

Michigan picks Sanders, Trump

March 9, 2016 LANSING, Mich. more »»

Snowmobiles race through Copper County

March 8, 2016 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — Nearly all the internal combustion teams entered in this year’s SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge passed inspection Monday, with only minor tinkering ahead of them before the... more »»

Electric sleds race to qualify in 2016 Snowmo Challenge

March 8, 2016 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — Engineering students from Canada, Finland and across the U.S. heard the traditional fire safety lecture Monday, on the first day of the 2016 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge. more »»

Asylum wave tests Finland

March 8, 2016 HANCOCK — The Finnish people are currently considering and debating the country’s immigration policy as a result of an influx of asylum seekers from the Middle East and other countries. more »»

Finns speaking out against immigration

March 8, 2016 HANCOCK — Immigration policy in Finland is facing challenges, and both supporters and critics are speaking out about it, according to Matti Jutila. more »»

Record field for Chase race

March 7, 2016 CALUMET — Bjorn, Marcin and Thano Delhaye didn’t race the 50-km skiatholon event on Saturday, but they might have traveled farther than anyone else to compete in the Great Bear Chase at the Swedetow... more »»

Bringing them back, Bear Chase style

March 7, 2016 CALUMET — More than 80 percent of the skiers in the Great Bear Chase come from out of the area, according to race director Angela Luskin, providing a huge boost to hotels, restaurants and other loca... more »»

Broadband coming to Keweenaw County

March 7, 2016 HOUGHTON — Many people think broadband service for Internet access is essential to economic development. The purpose of Connect America is to get broadband in as many places as possible. more »»

How to vote

March 7, 2016 Polls for Tuesday’s Michigan presidential primary will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and registered voters can go to the polls at their usual polling places. more »»

Curling club shows off ‘new’ facility

March 7, 2016 CALUMET — Through a combination of aid from the state, generosity from the community and the work of its members, the place where the Copper Country Curling Club has called home for the past two... more »»

Poetry Out Loud contestant looking to do slamming

March 5, 2016 HOUGHTON — Two local high school students took the stage in Lansing The national poetry recitation contest begins at the school level, where students choose poems from a list of option. more »»

Jamie Iacono

March 5, 2016 NEW MEXICO — Jamie Faith Visage Iacono, 43, a former resident of Dollar Bay,left the earth for a better place on February 17, 2016. Jamie was born July 16, 1972. more »»

Land bank restriction

March 5, 2016 HOUGHTON — A bill moving through the Michigan House of Representatives, if passed, would restrict how counties take tax foreclosed properties into land banks, which Kathleen Beattie thinks would be ... more »»

Candidates file for Houghton County elections

March 5, 2016 HOUGHTON — More candidates have filed for the ballot in Houghton County elections. more »»

Disaster loans for 2015 freeze damage

March 5, 2016 L’ANSE — Businesses, agriculture co-ops, aquaculture enterprises and nonprofits hurt by the long, cold winter of 2015 can still apply for Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loans... more »»

Legal dispute holding up outside funding for KBIC

March 5, 2016 BARAGA — The Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Housing & Community Development Corporation scored a small success recently landing a $30,000 grant to support a new Keweenaw Bay Fishers’ Association. more »»

Land banks intended to assist municipalities

March 5, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Michigan Legislature approved the creation of a land bank fast-track authority in 2003, with the intention of helping local governments deal with tax foreclosed properties. more »»

 
 

 

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