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A new spin on an old classic

December 18, 2014 CALUMET — It’s become a Christmas tradition to see “A Christmas Story” broadcast over and over again throughout the holiday season, but the students at Calumet High School will perform the stage... more »»

 
 
 
Keeping off the holiday weight

December 18, 2014 HOUGHTON — Around the holidays, visions of sugarplums can also mean visions of holiday pounds.  However, enjoying the holiday season doesn’t have to come with a wider waistline. more »»

'Gone with the Wind' premiere sparked tension

December 18, 2014 ATLANTA — Seventy-five years after the premiere of the movie “Gone with the Wind,” research is shedding light on the racial tensions that existed at the time between the producer and city of Atlanta... more »»

'Saving Private Ryan' among preserved films

December 18, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — “Saving Private Ryan” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” are among 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation, the Library of Congres... more »»

Art exhibit

December 18, 2014 Courtesy photo The Copper Country Community Arts Center is currently featuring artwork by students from Calumet Schools during the month of Decembe. more »»

Sony cancels 'The Interview’

December 18, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation’s largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the... more »»

Dictionary names ‘culture’ word of the year

December 18, 2014 NEW YORK — A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. more »»

Obama says people should 'go to the movies'

December 18, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his administration is taking the cyberattack against Sony studios seriously. He says people should “go to the movies. more »»

'Birdman' tops Golden Globes with 7 nominations

December 13, 2014 NEW YORK — “Birdman” squawked loudest in the Golden Globes nominations, flying away with a leading seven nods including best picture in the comedy or musical category. more »»

Jackson leaves Middle Earth with 'The Hobbit'

December 13, 2014 LONDON — After a long and eventful journey, “The Hobbit” trilogy has reached its bloody climax. more »»

Tracing your roots

December 13, 2014 HOUGHTON — As people search for their roots, many can trace them back to the Copper Country. The search for that information can take on many form. more »»

Alexie, Woodson among the speakers at BookCon 2015

December 13, 2014 NEW YORK — National Book Award winners Sherman Alexie and Jacqueline Woodson will be among the featured speakers at BookCon 2015. more »»

Joan Rivers' will leaves money for charities

December 13, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers’ left her daughter, Melissa, in charge of her fortune and left money for some of her favorite charities, including Guide Dogs for the Blind, Jewish Guild Healthcare and... more »»

Teen retailers get the cold shoulder for holidays

December 13, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Being a teen can be tough, but catering to one is even more difficult. Teen retailers are learning that lesson the hard way this holiday season. more »»

Aspirus Keweenaw named ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures’

December 11, 2014 LAURIUM – Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium is being recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2013 by The Joint Commission. more »»

Support group helps those who are grieving

December 11, 2014 HANCOCK — Losing a loved one can be one of the hardest card’s life can deal. But there is support available for those who need it. more »»

Raise the Woof

December 11, 2014 HANCOCK — Dogs and cats need someone to take care of them and those at the Copper Country Humane Society are hoping the community comes out to support the animal shelte. more »»

42.9 million Americans have unpaid medical bills

December 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — Nearly 20 percent of U.S. consumers — 42.9 million people — have unpaid medical debts, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. more »»

Choirs and the KSO present ‘A Concert Playlist’

December 11, 2014 HOUGHTON— Ready for a musical mix offering peace and beauty in the midst of the bustling holiday season? Put your iPods down and come to the Rozsa Center this Saturday: Michigan Tech’s two choral... more »»

'Boyhood,' 'Selma' among AFI movies of the year

December 11, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — The American Film Institute on Monday named the coming-of-age tale “Boyhood,” the sci-fi epic “Interstellar” and the civil-rights drama “Selma” among its top movies of the year. more »»

 
 
 

 

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Word of the Day — May 30, 2013

May 31, 2013 arch - arch - deliberately or affectedly playful & teasing Example: "Emily Nussbsum's review of the TV 'Behind the Candelebra' biopic said, 'There are scenes, particularly during the breakup... more »

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