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Lions International helping the blind and visually impaired

October 22, 2016 By GRAHAM JAEHNIG Lions Clubs International has a long history of serving the needs of communities, locally and around the world. more »»

Those who won and those who lost

October 22, 2016 The labor strike that began in the Michigan copper district on July 23, 1913 with two days of violence and rioting ended quietly on Easter Sunday, April 12, 1914. more »»

Keweenaw Young Professionals group reaches milestone

October 15, 2016 HANCOCK — The Keweenaw Young Professionals group has reached the next stage of its evolution, becoming a nonprofit group and launching a membership plan. more »»

Talking books help those with physical disabilities

October 8, 2016 HOUGHTON — It’s obvious that books on tape are an important technology for people who are blind or visually impaired, but they can also help people with certain physical disabilities who might have... more »»

A Christmas party that would live on forever

October 8, 2016 The tragedy at the Italian Hall on Christmas Eve, 1913, left residents of the Copper Country – and other mining districts across the country – in shock. more »»

Stem cell therapy helps local stroke, MS patients

October 6, 2016 HOUGHTON — Stem cells are offering hope to many with debilitating conditions, including two Calumet residents who hope to benefit from new therapies using their own cells. more »»

Making wishes come true

September 21, 2016 For the Gazette What started as granting a wish to 7-year-old Chris Greicius has become the world-wide Make-A-Wish foundation. more »»

MTU lecturer helping others after her death

August 27, 2016 By GARRETT NEESE HOUGHTON — Elaine Loughead knows her daughter’s death didn’t need to happen. more »»

Copper Country Commercial Club investigates the strike

August 27, 2016 Part Two When the Copper Country Commercial Club published the report of is investigation of the Strike of 1913, it came as no surprise that it was biased toward the mining companies. more »»

Strike violence intensifies

August 13, 2016 While there were thousands of men throughout the Copper Country who had joined the Western Federation of Miners and were in favor of the strike in 1913, there were also thousands who had not joined,... more »»

Isle Royale calls for fiscal, moral responsibility

August 11, 2016 The wolves of Isle Royale are disappearing, and there is an ongoing debate about what should or can be done about it. more »»

Student band works to embrace the 80s, give back to community

July 30, 2016 CALUMET — It may seem strange, but there is a group of Washington Middle School students who actually enjoy 1980s rock and popular music, so much so they added some songs from the decade to the... more »»

South Range Cemetery honors veterans

July 23, 2016 ADAMS TOWNSHIP — “All gave some, some gave all. more »»

The Waddell men take action

July 23, 2016 Michigan’s Governor, Woodbridge Ferris, had wanted people and property protected from the violence of rioting strikers when what became known as the Strike of 1913 began in July of that year. more »»

Plenty of places to rent ATVs in the UP

July 22, 2016 The Upper Peninsula of Michigan has many ATV trails and back roads for great riding, and many places to rent ATVs. more »»

The labor strike takes shape

July 8, 2016 The Western Federation of Miners had, from its beginning, acquired a reputation for violence, intimidation, dynamiting homes and industrial buildings, and even for murder, in the western states wher... more »»

Brain revealed as source of chronic pain

July 7, 2016 HOUGHTON — Many people suffering with chronic pain have trouble finding relief, but emerging information points to the brain as the source of this type of pain. That’s right: It’s all in your head. more »»

Ontonagon welcome gets sunnier

July 2, 2016 ONTONAGON — Three Ontonagon women took it upon themselves to spruce up the “Welcome to Ontonagon” sign for the first annual Copperfest celebrated last week. more »»

The “Strike of 1913” begins in the Copper Country

July 2, 2016 The morning dawned clear and warm, giving the promise of a beautiful summer da. more »»

More chess tables coming to community

June 25, 2016 HOUGHTON — A new round of handmade, strikingly patterned chess tables are heading to locations in Houghton. more »»



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