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Copper Country Chorale Christmas Concert

December 5, 2013 HOUGHTON — The songs of Christmas are filling the airwaves and soon they’ll be filling the Portage Lake United Church when the Copper Country Chorale performs its Christmas show. more »»

'The Christmas Bus'

December 3, 2013 By SCOTT VIAU CALUMET — With the holiday season among us, those looking for a feel-good Christmas story will soon have to look no further than The Calumet Theatre. more »»

Giving a child a Christmas

November 29, 2013 DOLLAR BAY — During the military conflict in the Balkans in the early 1990s, an effort began to send various items to children in the war-torn region, and what has become Operation Christmas Child... more »»

Living with Alzheimer’s

November 21, 2013 HOUGHTON — Amid the cluster of charts and lists on the wall for Marja Salani’s class for dementia caregivers is a quadrant: “Powerful” and “Powerless” from top to bottom, “negative” and “positive”... more »»

‘The Nutcracker’

November 21, 2013 CALUMET — It’s become a time-honored tradition for the Superior School of Dance — “The Nutcracker.” It’s been performed for over two decades and this weekend will add another year to the tradition. more »»

Shattering the ceiling

November 15, 2013 HOUGHTON — A decade ago, students at Michigan Technological University could write and opine about women’s issues in the publication “TechnoBabe Times.” When Ph.D. more »»

Healthier lunches for school kids

November 14, 2013 HANCOCK — When Renee Salani took over as food service director at Hancock Public Schools 10 years ago, she knew the federal government was going to alter its nutritional requirements for those... more »»

One-act plays by Tennessee Williams

November 14, 2013 HOUGHTON — Most people know Tennessee Williams through his works like “A Streetcar Named Desire,” “The Glass Menagerie” and “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” but over at The McArdle Theatre, tech students... more »»

A Life of Service

November 9, 2013 DOLLAR BAY — This year’s National Guard Readiness Center’s Veterans Day dinner will explore the history of one of the most visible military presences in the Keweenaw — the U.S. Coast Guard. more »»

Nanotubes can help improve dental implants

November 7, 2013 HOUGHTON — According to Michigan Technological University Assistant Professor of Medical Engineering Tolou Shokuhfar, there is a problem with the current state of bone implants, whether it be for... more »»

‘Houghton-Hancock Hum-Alongs’

November 7, 2013 HOUGHTON — Blake Morgan, who goes by the stage name of Esto, is not a resident of the Copper Country. But after visiting the area, he became swept up in the beauty it presents. more »»

For a healthy Halloween, moderation is key

October 31, 2013 HOUGHTON — Halloween is closely associated with two things — costumes and bags full of candy. more »»

Journey/Bon Jovi Tribute Band

October 31, 2013 CALUMET — While Journey and Bon Jovi can still pack them in, it is difficult to get tickets for either band in a venue that is relatively nearby. more »»

Early detection of breast cancer increases survival odds

October 24, 2013 HANCOCK — Whether through self-examination or an annual mammogram, early detection greatly increases the chance of survival from breast cancer. more »»

‘Guest in the House’

October 24, 2013 HOUGHTON — “Last night was better, but better don’t cut it.” Director David Crowley stands on the stage and talks to his student actor. more »»

A room with a view

October 18, 2013 AHMEEK — The Sand Hills Lighthouse Inn stands about 25 miles northeast of Houghton in the small village of Ahmee. more »»

‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’

October 17, 2013 HOUGHTON — The year is 1937 and 15-year-old Eugene Jerome is in the midst of a sexual awakening with a lot of his attention drifting toward his cousin Nora. more »»

Betty Ann Latvis

October 15, 2013 MASS CITY — Betty Ann Latvis, 79, of Mass City passed away peacefully on October 12, 2013, at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital. more »»

Scaring up some fun

October 11, 2013 By Meagan Stilp mstilp@mininggazette. more »»



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