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On the honor flight

April 23, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. —Retired Houghton County Sheriff’s deputy Steve Auger thought volunteering to be a guardian for Upper Peninsula Honor Flight was something he would enjoy. more »»


April 23, 2015 COPPER CITY — A Copper City man is expected to be arraigned later today on charges stemming from a 12-hour standoff with police that ended this morning. more »»

Chicken clucking

April 23, 2015 HANCOCK — The members of the Hancock City Council are considering whether or not to create an ordinance allowing the raising of chickens within city limits. more »»

Victims found in burnt car identified

April 23, 2015 GLADSTONE — The names have been released of the three people whose bodies were found in a burnt vehicle in Schoolcraft County last week, according to Michigan State Police from the Gladstone Post. more »»

Ranger rides again

April 22, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Ranger III made its first trip of the year to Isle Royale National Park on Tuesday, powering through snow flurries to ferry Park Service staff and supplies to Mott Island park... more »»

Calumet Theatre in the running for favorite historic theatre in online poll

April 22, 2015 CALUMET — The Calumet Theatre is well known in the Upper Peninsula, but an online poll which took place over the past week indicates the theatre may also be well known in the rest of the state,... more »»

Grants help L’Anse Schools

April 22, 2015 By DAN ROBLEE droblee@mininggazette. more »»

Portage health foundation to host 23rd annual gala

April 22, 2015 HANCOCK?—The Portage Health Foundation will be hosting its 23nd annual Spring Gala on May 9t. more »»

Partnership’s collection keeps medical waste out of watershed

April 22, 2015 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@mininggazette. more »»

Advisory group to discuss clothing at Tech’s store

April 21, 2015 HOUGHTON — A Michigan Technological University advisory group tasked with helping to create equal opportunities for female students to buy professional wear will meet for the first time Wednesday,... more »»

Lake Superior celebration Thursday

April 21, 2015 HOUGHTON?— Michigan Technological University’s Great Lakes Research Center is the site of a celebration of Lake Superior. The event will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday. more »»

Area has shortage of women’s wear

April 21, 2015 HOUGHTON — The push for women’s professional clothing at the Michigan Tech Campus Bookstore isn’t just an issue of fairness, says Amy Lark, a Tech assistant professor of cognitive and learning... more »»

How mine water geothermal works

April 21, 2015 CALUMET — A study program by some Michigan Technological University students to determine the feasibility of using local mine water for heating and cooling recently won an award from the federal... more »»

Tech geothermal study wins award

April 21, 2015 HOUGHTON — A study program by some Michigan Technological University students to determine the feasibility of using local mine water for heating recently won an award from the federal Environmental... more »»

A superior community service experience: BHK board hears Americorps presentation

April 21, 2015 HOUGHTON — The BHK Child Development Board encompasses a variety of programs and services, and at its regular meeting Monday, the board got the chance to take a more in-depth look at Superior... more »»

Veteran will fly to honor band of fighting brothers

April 20, 2015 HUBBELL — When Francis Poisson boards the Upper Peninsula Honor Flight for Washington D.C. Wednesday morning, he’ll be doing so for more than just the monuments and memorial. more »»

Finlandia ceramics dept. holds third annual Soup-A-Bowl

April 20, 2015 HANCOCK — For only $10, people could get not just soup Saturday, but a connection to human craft. The third annual Soup-A-Bowl fundraiser took place at Finlandia University’s Jutila Center Saturda. more »»

­­Angel Mission Free store in search of prom clothing donations

April 20, 2015 CALUMET — Prom season is here, and the volunteers at the New Beginnings Angel Mission Free Store are seeking prom attire to give away. more »»

Spring Fling in the sunshine

April 18, 2015 HOUGHTON — Decked out in shorts, t-shirts and the occasional superhero costume, hundreds of Michigan Technological University students swarmed campus for Spring Fling festivities Friday afternoon. more »»



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