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Best in Brookings

May 21, 2015 HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University has been ranked in the top 10 of all universities nationally, and best in the state of Michigan, in a new “Beyond College Evaluation” report released... more »»

 
 
 
CCISD preps for summer, makes hires at meeting

May 21, 2015 HANCOCK?— The Copper Country Intermediate School District Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday. more »»

Batchelor convicted in Escanaba murder trial

May 21, 2015 ESCANABA — Heather Batchelor’s mother and father embraced outside the courtroom after the man who killed their daughter was found guilty of first-degree premeditated murder in Delta County Circuit... more »»

Supporting history

May 20, 2015 CALUMET — The Keweenaw National Historical Park and its Advisory Commission had $141,143 available for its Heritage Grant program and all of it was given away, according to Scott See, the KNHP... more »»

KNHP grant recipients

May 20, 2015 Below are the 2015 recipients of grants through the Keweenaw National Historical Park’s Heritage grant program, listed by organization, project and amount: • Adventure Mining Company, rock drill... more »»

Bridging the gap

May 20, 2015 HOUGHTON — First aid training saves lives, and plenty of teachers, police officers and members of the public are ready to step in to bandage a wound or perform CPR. more »»

Taking out the trash

May 20, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Houghton County Board of Commissioners recently made the decision to develop a plan to recycle cardboard, and a person involved with that initiative spoke about it Monday at the... more »»

Daughter remembers father’s last days at Omega House

May 20, 2015 HOUGHTON — When Terry Peterson talks about the final months of her father’s life, she talks of the things he got to do and the lives he touched. more »»

NAMI offers families support against stigma

May 20, 2015 HOUGHTON — Denise Daavettila attended Tuesday’s Mental Health First Aid presentation hoping to decide whether she should seek further training after having already completed one class. more »»

Missing

May 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing South Range woman. Leah Irene Harding, 31, was reported last seen on April 30. more »»

Standoff suspect stands mute

May 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — The man accused of making violent threats against public works employees in Copper City before a 12-hour standoff stood mute on four counts in Houghton County Circuit Court Monda. more »»

Parents criticize cell tower plans

May 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — Several parents expressed their opposition Monday to a proposed cell phone tower on Houghton-Portage Township Schools land south of Houghton Elementary School, taking the board to task fo... more »»

Hit-and-run suspect to stand trial

May 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — A trial was set for an Atlantic Mine man accused of a March hit-and-run accident in Adams Township. Benjamin Riutta, 31, is scheduled to go to trial sometime in late July or early August. more »»

50th for Head Start

May 19, 2015 Meghan Marquardt/Daily Mining Gazette Monday, students of Karen Valentine, in back, and assistant Rita Stromer plant rosebushes at BHK Child Development’s Rod Liimatainen Center. more »»

Heritige Sustainable Energy fights noise rule in Garden Township

May 19, 2015 GARDEN TOWNSHIP — “There is a nuisance in Garden Township, but it is not noise — it is odor,” a lawsuit filed by Garden wind farm operator Heritage Sustainable Energy, LLC in the 47th District Court... more »»

Engineer offers advice, tools for savings with solar panels

May 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — With some of the highest electricity costs in the nation, going solar can save money for Copper Country residents, says Abhilash Kantamneni, a research engineer at the Keweenaw Research... more »»

Buying club seeks savings purchasing solar panels

May 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — The solar electricity movement is growing by leaps and bounds in the Keweenaw, with one of Michigan Technological University’s larger lecture rooms barely able to contain people intereste... more »»

Go fish

May 18, 2015 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@mininggazette.com ONTONAGON — From May 29 to 31, The Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital Lake Trout Classic will take place to benefit the Ontonagon County Cancer Association. more »»

Houghton County certified as connected

May 18, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton County’s got connections, and has earned the certification to prove it. In June, a ceremony will be held to certify Houghton County as a Connected Community. more »»

Hanka Homestead receives grant for repairs

May 18, 2015 PELKIE?— The Hanka Homestead Finnish Museum has been awarded a Keweenaw Heritage Grant for historic preservation from the Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission in the amount of... more »»

 
 

 

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