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Sawaski Appears

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

Break-in suspect pleads guilty to high-speed chase

June 2, 2016 HOUGHTON — A Laurium man pleaded guilty in Houghton County Circuit Court to fleeing and eluding police in Schoolcraft Township in March. more »»

Village hires consultant, will survey residents on economic development

June 2, 2016 ONTONAGON — The Downtown Development Authority is reviving efforts to make the town a tourist destination, with advice from former Houghton City Manager Scott MacInnes. more »»

Exhibit recognizes area ‘Black Voices’

June 2, 2016 HOUGHTON — The story of the Finnish or Cornish immigrants coming to the Copper Country in the 19th century is fairly well-documented. But less has been known about the area’s black presence. 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 »»

Overcrowding forces female inmates to sleep on floor

June 1, 2016 HOUGHTON — Since the Houghton County jail was opened in 1963, the demographics of the inmate population have changed significantly, according to the 2010 UPCAP U.P. more »»

Circular route to Magic Kiln

June 1, 2016 HANCOCK — Catherine Hiltunen took a circuitous route to get to her paint-your-own pottery business, but she’s happy with where she ended up. more »»

Drive 55

June 1, 2016 BARAGA — Michigan Department of Transportation and Keweenaw Bay Indian Community both are concerned with safety along U.S. 41 in Baraga but differ as to how they think it should be handle. more »»

Testy Trump attacks press on vets charities disclosure

June 1, 2016 WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s heated war with the media reached new heights as he turned the brag-worthy feat of raising $5. 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 »»

Expanding in-school services might provide funding for preschool slots

May 31, 2016 Cheryl Mills and her staff have been working on ways to relieve the shortage of available slots in the BHK preschool program throughout the three county area. more »»

Ontonagon trustee runs for re-election

May 31, 2016 ONTONAGON — Originally elected in 2014 to complete the term of a trustee who relocated from the area, Ontonagon Village Board member Mike Mogan wanted to promote a consensus agenda that focuses on... 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 »»

Buying History: Township eyes Calumet train depot, other projects

May 30, 2016 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — The Calumet Township board began looking into funding for the purchase of a former train depot building for about two years, but a possible sale of the building is not certain ye. more »»

Day-care agencies collaborate on seating shortage

May 30, 2016 By GRAHAM JAEHNIG gjaehnig@mininggazette. more »»

Poll finds bare confidence in government, elections

May 30, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Few Americans have much confidence in the U.S. political system, the government in general, or in either political party. more »»

State nixes KBIC speed change on US 41

May 28, 2016 BARAGA — The speed limit will remain 55 miles per hour through the village of Baraga, according to Gov. Rick Snyder’s office. more »»

New city park to retain its natural state

May 28, 2016 HOUGHTON — A new wooded-hillside park dedicated Friday will remain just as it is, for the most part. “This is a tremendous project and a great resource for our community. more »»



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