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KBIC approves casino project

August 15, 2016 BARAGA — Keweenaw Bay Indian Community passed one of three ballot proposals Saturday which will result in upgraded casinos in Baraga and Marquette. more »»

Elder Abuse: Most often committed by family members

August 15, 2016 HOUGHTON — When it comes to the issue of abuse and crimes against the elderly, even with the help of law enforcement, this type of crime is difficult to prosecute, said Cheryl Goc, program... more »»

Motor sports business stays to grow

August 15, 2016 HANCOCK — For the owners of M&M Power Sports, there really was no thought of moving to another location when it became clear they needed more space, so they decided to stay put and expand, according... more »»

Houghton County school, municipal races set for Nov. election

August 15, 2016 HOUGHTON — The following candidates are running in Houghton County’s November election. more »»

Despite hype, actual ideas at play in presidential election

August 15, 2016 WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump offer voters distinct choices this fall on issues that shape everyday lives. more »»

Jailhouse smuggler sentenced

August 13, 2016 HOUGHTON — A Dollar Bay man was sentenced to six months in jail for smuggling prescription pills into the Houghton County Jail’s work camp. more »»

Trial set for Houghton biker accused of fleeing

August 13, 2016 HOUGHTON — The case of a Houghton man accused of fleeing police earlier this year is being set for trial, although work towards a plea agreement is ongoing. more »»

Storm impacts phone service

August 13, 2016 Long distance telephone service was cut from Ontonagon to Keweenaw County for a period of time Thursday, according to several reports. more »»

Elder abuse is unspoken epidemic in US

August 13, 2016 HOUGHTON — People who attended a Thursday workshop at the Portage Lake District Library learned the signs of elder abuse at a free seminar held by the Upper Peninsula Commission on Area Progress. more »»

After verbal missteps, Trump blames others

August 13, 2016 ERIE, Pa. — It’s the media’s fault. That’s out of context. Never said it in the first place. more »»

WUPPDR announces municipality microgrants

August 12, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region (WUPPDR) recently announced that its 2016 Placemaking Microgrant Program has awarded funding to seven municipalities in its... more »»

Hewlett presents Great Lake Shipping Adventures at PLDL

August 12, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Portage Lake District Library of Houghton will host another of Roger Hewlett’s Great Lakes shipping video presentation. more »»

Storm causes road damage

August 12, 2016 HOUGHTON — Wednesday night’s thunderstorms had crews out Thursday repairing erosion and spillage on local roads. more »»

MTU student gives local perspective on Brexit

August 12, 2016 HOUGHTON — Although many people in the United Sates may not have had much interest in the discussions about Great Britain leaving the European Union, as an American living there at the time, Peter... more »»

The European Union explained

August 12, 2016 According to the EU website, the organization formed after the end of World War II with the goal of creating economic cooperation, which it was thought would make another continental war less likel. more »»

Tall ship visit

August 11, 2016 HOUGHTON — The tall ship Mist of Avalon, a privately owned two-masted schooner out of Toronto, Canada, had been docked at the city’s waterfront since Monday. more »»

Cause of July apartment fire remains undetermined

August 11, 2016 HOUGHTON — A state fire marshal has yet to determine the cause of a July 29 fire on Shelden Avenue, City Manager Eric Waara said at Wednesday’s City Council meeting. more »»

Streetscape Start: Quincy reconstruction reaches to 500 block

August 11, 2016 HANCOCK — The underground work for the Quincy Street reconstruction in Hancock is continuing, and work will soon begin on the streetscape for the project, according to Al Anderson. more »»

Pensions pumped: County primes fund with $1M

August 10, 2016 HOUGHTON — The pension fund for Houghton County employees was replenished on Tuesday. more »»

Trump blames media for 2nd Amend. uproar

August 10, 2016 BRISTOL, Va. — On the defensive once again, Donald Trump is blaming faulty interpretations and media bias for an uproar over his comments about the Second Amendmen. more »»



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