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Copper Country schools do well in U.P. golf

June 2, 2014 If one were to pick a high school sport in which the schools in the Copper Country dominate the rest of the Upper Peninsula, hockey and girls basketball would probably make the list, while golf woul... more »»

City of Houghton residents have reason for concern

May 31, 2014 A couple of weeks ago odds are that most property owners in the city of Houghton were unaware of the International Property Maintenance Code. more »»

PCMI at Tech is the latest chapter in a long history

May 30, 2014 Congratulations are due to Michigan Technological University’s Peace Corps Masters International Program. more »»

Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiave

May 29, 2014 Last week we touted passage of the Water Resources Act and the more than half a billion dollars it provides for water programs including dredging efforts in Great Lakes harbors. more »»

Patience needed in construction zones

May 28, 2014 With Memorial Day behind us, we are, unofficially, in the Summer Tourism Season here in the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Congress gets its act together to pass a water bill

May 23, 2014 The U.S. House on Wednesday, followed by the Senate Thursday, passed the $12 billion Water Resources Reform and Development Act. more »»

There’s really no excuse if you don’t ‘click it’

May 21, 2014 There’s an old expression that if you play with fire, you’re going to get burned. This week in Michigan an equally true axiom could be “if you drive without a seat belt, it will cost you $65. more »»

Auto safety is a message worth repeating often

May 20, 2014 Just because a particular message has been repeated over and over throughout the years, doesn’t make the message any less pertinent then when if was first delivered. more »»

If wage hike is inevitable, we like this one

May 17, 2014 A bill to raise the minimum wage in Michigan, by nearly two dollars was approved by the State Senate this week and is now headed to the Hous. more »»

KBIC push forward is breath of fresh air

May 14, 2014 While we have expressed skepticism regarding many of the changes, especially in organization and personnel, the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has undertaken since the last tribal election changed th... more »»

KBIC push forward is breath of fresh air

May 13, 2014 While we have expressed skepticism regarding many of the changes, especially in organization and personnel, the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has undertaken since the last tribal election changed th... more »»

Survey calls a sign of the times in which we’re living

May 9, 2014 As Dan Roblee reported in a Page 1 story Thursday, some folks in the Ontonagon area became suspicious, concerned and even frightened by telephone calls from a survey company. more »»

Keweenaw Land Trust deserves our thanks

May 7, 2014 The Keweenaw Peninsula is one of the most spectacular places on earth. more »»

Tech graduation brings excitement and anticipation

May 5, 2014 Spring commencement was held at Michigan Technological University Saturday, and amid all the pomp and splendor we can’t help but be excited and filled with expectation with what the future will brin... more »»

Wolf data will surely stoke the fire of debate

May 1, 2014 Michigan’s inaugaral wolf-season began nearly six months ago and it will be nearly six months from now that voters will go to the polls on the issue. more »»

National honors a source of pride for local schools

April 29, 2014 A national publication has, once again, told the world what we’ve known for a long time, the Copper Country has some of the best schools in both the state and the nation. more »»

Finlandia's growth is worth noting

April 28, 2014 On Sunday, the first of the area “school years” came to an end when 115 students became alumni during Spring Commencement at Finlandia University. more »»

In Jim Bogan, LifePoint made the right decision

April 24, 2014 Earlier this week, LifePoint Hospitals and Duke LifePoint Healthcare, the Tennessee-based corporation which owns Portage Health in Hancock, Marquette General, in Marquette and Bell Hospital in... more »»

Support is there for women facing cancer

April 23, 2014 It’s been said there’s strength in numbers. And perhaps that is the concept behind support groups. more »»

 
 

 

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