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Love, marriage and life on the water: ‘Newlyweds Afloat’ released

October 17, 2015 Think of the challenges of adjusting to married life. Now imagine going through those challenges while living on a boat. Felicia Schneiderhan and her husband, Mark — a Calumet native — did just that. more »»

A letter to single parents

October 17, 2015 Dear Single Parents, I know the struggles you go through. I know that the tasks of raising children, working full-time, taking care of a household on your own — it is not an easy burden to bea. more »»

The Calumet and Hecla Mining Company (part two)

October 17, 2015 While surveying a section of a new road between north of Portage Lake, Edwin Hulbert discovered a very promising looking copper lode. more »»

Book explains why Halloween attractions make us “Scream”

October 17, 2015 Margee Kerr says she has the best job in the world: She studies fear for a living, and loves to scare herself as part of her research. Kerr is a sociologist with a Ph.D. more »»

Appeals court rules in favor of online library

October 17, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Google is not violating copyright laws by digitizing books for a massive online library, a federal appeals court ruled Friday in a decadelong dispute by authors worried that the... more »»

Pentatonix getting airplay

October 17, 2015 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pentatonix already has a Grammy, millions of fans on social media and platinum album sales, but there was still something missing for the five-part vocal group. more »»

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store this week

October 17, 2015 By The Associated Press iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending Oct. 15, 2015: Top Songs 1. Hotline Bling, Drake 2. The Hills, The Weeknd 3. Wildest Dreams, Taylor Swift 4. more »»

Rollin’ on through

October 16, 2015 HOUGHTON — When offered the chance to come to the Upper Peninsula, Jeff Johnston of “Rollin’ on TV” didn’t hesitate to say yes. more »»

Rescue ready: Safety lessons gave local boy skills to help mom, brother

October 10, 2015 SOUTH?RANGE — It was a situation that would be scary for an adult — a vehicle rollover. But instead of panicking, 9-year-old Niklas Pyhtila got his mother and brother safely out of the vehicle. more »»

Michigan, NY artists win grand prizes at ArtPrize

October 10, 2015 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Artists from Michigan and New York each won $200,000 grand prizes Friday at the seventh annual ArtPrize, a competition that brought 1,550 entries to western Michigan. more »»

Are you a cognitive miser?

October 10, 2015 A ?hockey stick and a puck together cost $110. The stick cost $100 more than the puck. How much does the puck cost? Pretty simple right? Was your answer $10? If so, grab your coffee cup and read on. more »»

Philanthropy, gender equity in focus at Power of Women lunch

October 10, 2015 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Studio head Jim Gianopulos was the first man to be honored at Variety’s annual Power of Women event, and he thinks few should follow hi. more »»

The discovery of the Calumet and Hecla Mines (part one)

October 10, 2015 The 1856 discovery of the Pewabic Lode atop the hill on the north side of Portage Lake assured the futures of the Pewabic and Quincy mines and led to other companies opening mines along the lode. more »»

Paul Prudhomme: Cajun spices and a love of local ingredients

October 10, 2015 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen during the early 1980s, chef and owner Paul Prudhomme would drive to his hometown near Opelousas in his pickup truck and come back loaded down with... more »»

Some travelers love to hate the new discount airlines

October 10, 2015 DALLAS (AP) — When the delay on his 90-minute flight stretched past the four-hour mark, David Rankin started tweeting to Spirit Airlines as he and other passengers grew restless. more »»

Looney, tooney Moonie

October 3, 2015 I should have figured it out that first day when Moon showed up at the farm unannounced. He wandered up the drive, stopped at the pasture gate, and looked at me expectantl. more »»

Portage Lake becomes an industrial base

October 3, 2015 The rapid expansion of the mining industry in the Portage Lake copper district of Lake Superior spurred the 1859 opening of the south entry of what would become known as the Keweenaw Waterwa. more »»

Mexico’s ‘cooking nun’ takes TV shot to pay order’s debts

October 3, 2015 PUEBLA, Mexico — A plain-spoken Mexican nun has become an unlikely television star while trying to save her congregation from mounting debt. more »»



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