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Winds cause power outages

June 21, 2016 HOUGHTON COUNTY — Upper Peninsula Power Company crews were busy Monday fixing power lines downed by high winds. more »»

Houghton-PT budget ticks up

June 21, 2016 By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette.com HOUGHTON — Houghton-Portage Township Schools Board of Education approved a budget with a slight increase in expenses at its meeting Monday. more »»

Hancock Schools borrow for cash flow

June 21, 2016 HANCOCK — The Hancock Public Schools Board of Education Monday set its 2016-17 fiscal year budget, which has revenues of $6,670,236 and expenditures of $6,657,089. more »»

Hancock addresses personnel

June 21, 2016 HANCOCK — The Hancock Public Schools Board of Education discussed some personnel issues at its regular meeting Monday. more »»

Fun featured at festivals

June 20, 2016 HOUGHTON — Lori Willman has been hearing about Bridgefest for years. But this was the first year she came up. “It’s lots of fun,” she said. “Beautiful weather helps. more »»

Quincy Smelting Works

June 20, 2016 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@mininggazette. more »»

Bridgefest Parade

June 18, 2016 ... more »»

Young talent can boost economy

June 17, 2016 HANCOCK — Attracting and retaining younger business professionals will add to the region’s economic viability, a panel of business people said Wednesday at the Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance... more »»

Tribe empowers itself to set speed limits on US 41

June 17, 2016 BARAGA — Keweenaw Bay Indian Community adopted an ordinance Thursday empowering the tribe to set speed limits on the L’Anse Indian Reservation, and it’s getting some high-tech equipment to help... more »»

Dianda: people must engage with the government, issues

June 17, 2016 HOUGHTON — Citizen participation is a process providing individuals an opportunity to influence public decisions, and has long been a component of the democratic decision-making process, according t... more »»

A little tax relief in Houghton County

June 17, 2016 HOUGHTON — Houghton County residents will have slightly lower property taxes in the coming year. The Houghton County Board of Commissioners approved a millage of 6. more »»

Troesch running for county board

June 17, 2016 TORCH LAKE TOWNSHIP — Valorie Troesch had rebuffed earlier efforts to recruit her as a candidate for office. more »»

Congress begins response to telephone scammers

June 17, 2016 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@mininggazette.com WASHINGTON, D.C. more »»

City plans to celebrate reconstruction

June 17, 2016 HANCOCK — The reconstruction work on Reservation Street and the 100 block of Quincy Street in Hancock is nearly completed, so Hancock city officials want to celebrate that fact, as well as thank the... more »»

IRS offers tips to scammer targets

June 17, 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 »»

Bridgefest Change

June 16, 2016 HOUGHTON — With the ongoing reconstruction project on Quincy Street in Hancock, this year’s Bridgefest parade will take place entirely in Houghton. more »»

Hancock approves recycling contract

June 16, 2016 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@mininggazette. more »»

KEDA forum: How to grow business

June 16, 2016 HANCOCK — Three business figures gave their advice on how to grow business in the Keweenaw during Wednesday’s Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance meeting. more »»

City urged to pay pension fund to reduce its debt

June 16, 2016 HANCOCK — The City Council approved the 2016-17 budget at its regular meeting Wednesday. The budget lists revenues of $8,182,037 and expenses of $7,997,671. The millage rate is 14.2021, with 13. more »»

Silent Reflection

June 15, 2016 HOUGHTON — A silent circle of people listened to the names of the 49 people killed in Saturday’s mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando during a ceremony at Michigan Technological University. more »»

 
 

 

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