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Healthcare impacts budget

October 4, 2016 L’ANSE — The Baraga County Board adopted a new budget Wednesday with significant changes in healthcare and a 50 cent raise for all full-time employees. The balanced budget lists $3,771,442. more »»

Bodies recovered

October 3, 2016 HOUGHTON — A local family’s search for a loved one ended Saturday when the body of 61-year-old Keith Karvonen was recovered from Keweenaw Bay. more »»

Medical facility scheme disputed

October 3, 2016 HANCOCK — Candidates from the three contested Houghton County Board races answered questions at last week’s Copper Country League of Women Voters forum. more »»

Lodge operation’s financial condition concerns manager

October 3, 2016 COPPER HARBOR — About two years ago, the Keweenaw County Board decided to make the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge self-funding for economic reasons, according to Debra Britz-Maier. more »»

Walk for strength

October 3, 2016 By VANESSA DIETZ BARAGA — A couple hundred people clad in purple honored domestic violence victims and survivors at the Keweenaw Bay Community College in Baraga Saturday. more »»

Trump has a challenging week with tax revelation

October 3, 2016 NEW YORK — Ever defiant, Donald Trump and his Republican allies largely embraced a report that said the New York businessman may not have paid federal income taxes for nearly two decades after he an... more »»

Sheriff’s candidates talk drugs, jail

October 1, 2016 HANCOCK - Questions about drugs and the Houghton County Jail dominated the sheriff portion of Thursday’s Copper Country League of Women Voters forum for candidates in contested countywide seats. more »»

Murder suspect not competent

October 1, 2016 HOUGHTON - The Grand Rapids man charged with killing his sister in Laurium in July was found not competent to stand trial after a forensic examination. more »»

Calumet man died in ATV accident

October 1, 2016 CALUMET — A 54-year-old Calumet resident has died as a result of an ATV accident in Calumet Township, a news release from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post stated. At approximately 5:30 p.. more »»

MDEQ evaluates comments

October 1, 2016 HOUGHTON - Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is evaluating public comments on the L’Anse Warden Electric Company, in preparation to issue a consent order and set permit conditions for the... more »»

Future of depot still uncertain

October 1, 2016 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — Calumet Township received a letter from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources approved an appraisal for a former train depot, but it’s still uncertain if the building will... more »»

Houghton County bids farewell to Undersheriff Britz

September 30, 2016 HOUGHTON – The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department bid farewell to 27-year department veteran Undersheriff Roy A. more »»

Fatal ORV Accident

September 30, 2016 CALUMET — A 54-year-old Calumet resident has died as a result of an ATV accident in Calumet Township, a news release from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post stated. At approximately 5:30 p.. more »»

MTU files response to Yik Yak suit

September 30, 2016 HOUGHTON - Michigan Technological University filed a motion in U.S. more »»

Baraga County shelters offer help for domestic violence victims

September 30, 2016 HOUGHTON - When Chelsey LaFernier was killed in her home by someone she’d been dating, the tragedy shocked Baraga County, and led to the development of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Office of... more »»

Final section to be paved next week

September 30, 2016 HANCOCK — The final two-block section of the Quincy Street reconstruction project is expected to be paved the first week in October, according to Al Anderson. more »»

Miko steps in as new superintendent

September 29, 2016 DOLLAR BAY — Dr. Susan Miko has been in education for more than 30 years, and she thinks she will finish that career as the superintendent of the Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Area Schools. more »»

Houghton recycling containers arrive

September 29, 2016 HOUGHTON - Houghton’s new recycling containers have arrived. City Manager Eric Waara announced their arrival at Wednesday’s City Council meeting. more »»

Menge hopes for fourth term as commissioner

September 29, 2016 L’ANSE - Baraga County District 4 Commissioner William Menge, Democrat, hopes to win a fourth two-year term Nov. 8 against Republican challenger Calvin R. Koski. more »»

Houghton hears updates on damaged buildings

September 29, 2016 HOUGHTON - Progress is being made in the restoration of two Houghton buildings damaged in separate calamities. City Manager Eric Waara said Wednesday the owner of the building at 509 Shelden Av. more »»



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