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Winding Down: Bridge project in final phase

February 27, 2016 HOUGHTON — The maintenance project for the Portage Lake Lift Bridge is winding down, but there are still a few adjustments to make, some of which will start Monday, according to Al Anderson. more »»

Mass City man arrested on criminal sexual charges

February 27, 2016 WAKEFIELD — Troopers have arrested a 19-year-old Mass City man on charges of criminal sexual conduct, according to a release from the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post. more »»

Facility’s Future: Millage change raises concerns

February 27, 2016 HANCOCK — In advance of a planned vote on a millage renewal for the Houghton County Medical Care Facility, the Houghton County Board of Commissioners held a special board meeting there Friday to hea... more »»

Tech enrollment goes up more than 2 percent

February 27, 2016 HOUGHTON - Undergraduate and graduate enrollment at Michigan Technological University is up more than 2 percent this spring over spring 2015. Total enrollment increased from 6,631 to 6,677, up 2. more »»

Testing for Zika virus is available at Health Dept.

February 27, 2016 The Centers for Disease Control is now able to test for Zika virus and is making this testing available through state health departments. more »»

Bulldogs test new goals

February 27, 2016 ... more »»

10 Things to know today: Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

February 25, 2016 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. more »»

Storm chaser offers winter driving tips

February 24, 2016 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — With 86 hurricanes on his resume — plus countless floods, tornadoes and other weather events — the Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore is famous for going where the storm is. more »»

Peters’ bill expands early-college education opportunities

February 24, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Education funding is not only an ongoing issue in Lansing, but it is an issue U.S. Sen. Gary Peters is taking on in Washington, D.C. more »»

Crack in the Earth

February 24, 2016 HOUGHTON — Much of the Upper Peninsula was formed by or affected by glaciers, but one geological feature, which usually occurred after the retreat of the glaciers, just happened, so its cause is... more »»

Father sentenced for role in child’s death

February 24, 2016 HOUGHTON — A Hancock man was sentenced to 5 years, 11 months to 10 years in prison for providing a lethal amount of alcohol to his 2-month-old so. more »»

Alcohol abuse leads to prison

February 23, 2016 HOUGHTON — A Calumet man will serve two years in prison for stealing a car and breaking and entering into another business. more »»

VA seeks volunteer drivers for patients

February 23, 2016 HANCOCK — The Veterans Affairs Transportation Network covers the entire Upper Peninsula, from Sault Ste. Marie to Ironwood, and the system needs volunteer drivers, according to Greg Weis. more »»

Telehealth: Telemedicine brings care to remote places, patients

February 23, 2016 HOUGHTON — Sometimes in the Upper Peninsula, the specialist doctor you need to see can be several hours away. more »»

HEET plays turtle in competition’s standings

February 23, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Houghton Energy Efficiency Team is hoping for a jump in the Georgetown Prize energy-saving rankings once 2015 electric data is vetted and posted by Georgetown. more »»

Volunteers train to make sled race a smooth-running event

February 23, 2016 CALUMET — The CopperDog 150 and the CopperDog 80 dogsled races require about 200 volunteers performing many tasks. more »»

10 things to know today: Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

February 22, 2016 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. more »»

Turning on the HEET

February 20, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Georgetown Prize clock is ticking toward its December 2016 deadline, and HEET is building towards its big summer home winterization push. more »»

Brenda Coleen Barnhart

February 20, 2016 MARQUETTE - Brenda Coleen Barnhart, 64, of Marquette, died Sunday afternoon, February 7, 2016, in Phoenix, Arizona, after a lengthy battle with Lymphoma. more »»

Joan Nygard

February 20, 2016 ONTONAGON - Joan Mildred Kilmer Crandall Nygard, of Ontonagon, died peacefully in her sleep at her home on February 14, 2016. more »»

 
 

 

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