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Camp 911: 6th-graders learn emergency service

August 4, 2016 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — In the early 1990s, people involved with emergency services realized there was a decline in the number of people applying for jobs in those services, so they decided to do... more »»

Pub crawl mixes brew with science

August 4, 2016 HOUGHTON — One of the more popular events at last year’s Keweenaw Science and Engineering Festival is tonight’s Science Pub Crawl, in which people can combine a brew with a chance to hear a lecture... more »»

GOP governor’s allies suffer backlash in Kansas primary

August 4, 2016 By JOHN HANNA AP Political Writer TOPEKA, Kan. — Gov. more »»

Voters back care facility, local library

August 3, 2016 HOUGHTON — Chassell Township voters decided to stay in the Portage Lake Library District in Tuesday’s primary, which also saw county voters renew a millage for the Houghton County Medical Care... more »»

Squeaker: Keweenaw County Board incumbent loses by 2 votes

August 3, 2016 EAGLE RIVER — In yet another example proving every vote matters, an incumbent Keweenaw County Board member lost his seat in Tuesday’s primary election — by two votes. more »»

Former commissioner defeats incumbent who replaced him

August 3, 2016 HOUGHTON — A Houghton County commissioner was ousted by a former commissioner in the Republican primary Tuesday, while the county clerk survived a Democratic primary challenge. more »»

Quincy Street Reconstruction Update

August 3, 2016 Dan Weingarten, communications representative for the Michigan Department of Transportation’s Transportation Service Center in Ishpeming, said the initial paving on the 200 and 300 blocks of the... more »»

Obama: Trump is ‘unfit,’ challenges GOP to end support

August 3, 2016 WASHINGTON — In a searing denouncement, President Barack Obama castigated Donald Trump as “unfit” and “woefully unprepared” to serve in the White House. more »»

Houghton calls in fire marshal

August 2, 2016 HOUGHTON — Police reported on Monday that the state fire marshal has been called in to investigate last Friday night’s fire, which occurred at an apartment building at 511 Shelden Avenue, according... more »»

Free flights for Young Eagles Sat. at Copper Props Fly-In

August 2, 2016 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — For the fourth year, the Copper Props Fly-In will be hosting a gathering of several general aviation, experimental and owner-built airplanes, according to Henry Nordsiek. more »»

Soldiers again re-garrison Fort Wilkins

August 2, 2016 COPPER HARBOR — The Battery D, First Michigan Light Artillery reenactment organization was at Fort Wilkins this past weekend for its 32nd annual encampmen. more »»

Dial Help crisis line supported with $10K grant from City Council

August 2, 2016 HOUGHTON — The City Council approved $10,000 for Dial Help on Wednesday to help with its funding needs. more »»

Rock Finale: Powerhouse show moves people

August 1, 2016 HOUGHTON — With a set list that mixed originals with songs from the likes of Kate Bush, the Chainsmokers and Bon Jovi, PJ Olsson’s Rock Camp put on another powerhouse concert Saturday night. more »»

Incumbent is lone runner

August 1, 2016 HOUGHTON — Scott Ala is running for re-election to the Houghton County Board in an uncontested race. Ala is the Democratic representative for District 4, which consists of Houghton. more »»

Prayer Support: Relay for Life celebrates cancer fighters

August 1, 2016 By VANESSA DIETZ vdietz@mininggazette.com BARAGA — “That was hard,” cancer survivor Therese Korpi told the crowd Friday at the Baraga County Relay for Life. “I chose to go through that, and I’m glad. more »»

Detour Down the Stretch: Courts derail voting limits pushed by GOP in 3 states

August 1, 2016 CHICAGO — Courts have dealt setbacks in three states to Republican efforts that critics contend restrict voting rights — blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a... more »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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