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Backside Burn

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Bulldoggin’ a Blaze

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Big broadband project muscles out smaller rural providers

July 30, 2016 HOUGHTON — Steven Fitzgerald is disappointed the United States government isn’t yet including small internet and telephone providers, such as his ShoreWaves Internet company, in the funding program... more »»

Edwards eyes return to Prosecutor’s Office

July 30, 2016 HOUGHTON — Douglas Edwards, who spent 20 years as prosecutor for Houghton County, wants to regain the position. Edwards is running as an independent against incumbent Democrat Michael Makine. more »»

AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton’s speech

July 30, 2016 WASHINGTON — In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State... more »»

Quincy construction hurting businesses

July 29, 2016 HANCOCK — Rick Freeman understands the need for the reconstruction of Quincy Street in Hancock, but he’s still frustrated about the negative effect it’s had on his business. more »»

Cone withdraws from race

July 29, 2016 HOUGHTON - James Cone, the Republican candidate for Houghton County Prosecuting Attorney, announced Thursday he is withdrawing from the race to accept a job at a law firm in Georgia. more »»

Chassell voters to decide whether staying in library

July 29, 2016 CHASSELL TOWNSHIP - Chassell Township voters will decide on Tuesday whether to withdraw from the Portage Lake Library District. more »»

Porkies cabins reopen after storm

July 29, 2016 PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS WILDERNESS STATE PARK — Most Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park backcountry cabin and campsite closures were lifted this week, according to Michigan Department of Natural... more »»

Sheriff warns of Dish phone scam

July 29, 2016 HOUGHTON COUNTY — Houghton County Sheriff’s Office warns residents of a new telephone scam targeting Dish Network customer. more »»

Calumet government undergoing reshuffling

July 28, 2016 CALUMET — The Calumet Village Board will have all seven seats filled after the Nov. 8 election, but for a while Village Administrator Rob Tarvis wasn’t certain that would happen. more »»

Stealing Thunder

July 28, 2016 WASHINGTON — After Donald Trump encouraged Russia to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, an instant debate exploded over hacking and his urging... more »»

Big cash reserve to fund facility upgrade

July 28, 2016 HANCOCK — The Houghton County Medical Care Facility is planning a large renovation to bring the facility in line with the new movement towards person-centered care. more »»

Ontonagon looks for better deal in rebidding paddlecraft project

July 28, 2016 ONTONAGON — Ontonagon village will rebid the paddlecraft landing project planned for Rose Island since a previous bid came in well above estimates. more »»

Discovery Delayed

July 27, 2016 For about six hours, the body of Kimberly Bess lay where she was shot multiple times Saturday while mowing the yard at her parents’ house on the 100 block of Florida Street in Laurium. more »»

Facility’s millage renewal on ballot

July 27, 2016 HANCOCK — Houghton County voters will decide Tuesday on whether to renew the six-year operating millage for the Houghton County Medical Care Facility. If approved, the measure would levy 2. more »»

2 Quincy St. blocks ready for paving

July 27, 2016 HANCOCK — The expected completion date for the reconstruction of Quincy Street in Hancock is October, and according to Al Anderson that target should be met. more »»

Team effort in Ontonagon’s storm recovery

July 27, 2016 ONTONAGON — The village of Ontonagon Department of Public Works and area residents cleaned up fallen trees and other debris following last week’s severe thunderstorm. more »»

Clinton wins historic nomination — with boost from primary rival

July 27, 2016 PHILADELPHIA — Breaking a historic barrier, Hillary Clinton triumphantly captured the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead a major political party into the... more »»



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