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Experience two nights of jazz at the Rozsa Center

January 23, 2014 HOUGHTON — When the Rozsa Center presents a show, most people don’t expect to take their seats on the stage. But for the upcoming Jazz Cabaret, that’s exactly where they’ll be sittin. more »»

Coping with OCD

January 16, 2014 HOUGHTON — There’s a stigma towards obsessive-compulsive disorder and other mental illnesses. But it’s not rare, and it’s not anyone’s fault. more »»

Learn traditional Finnish dances at the Heikinpäivä Family Fun Night

January 16, 2014 HOUGHTON — Throughout the month of January there are a plethora of events scheduled to celebrate Heikinpäivä. more »»

Helping the animals

January 10, 2014 HOUGHTON — Operating an animal shelter is a costly endeavor. more »»

Stop shingles with fast action, vaccination

January 9, 2014 HOUGHTON — When Karl Rundman of Atlantic Mine got his first case of shingles over a decade ago, he and his wife suspected what the rash might be and got to the doctor fast. more »»

Charlie Parr to perform at The Orpheum Theater

January 9, 2014 HANCOCK — Musician Charlie Parr never had any formal training on any of the instruments he plays, which include the banjo and guita. more »»

First Friday

January 2, 2014 CALUMET — For the past eight years, downtown Calumet has been host to a celebration of art on the first Friday of every month, where art lovers can come and view the offerings of local artists — the... more »»

Singer-Songwriter Glen Martin

December 26, 2013 HANCOCK?— If you’re looking for a change of pace from all the Christmas music that’s been playing nonstop everywhere you go, The Orpheum Theater might have just the ticket as musician Glen Martin is... more »»

Getting through SAD

December 19, 2013 HANCOCK — Everyone who lives in the Copper Country and other northern climates knows the lack of sunshine during the winter can lead to a case of the blues, but it can also cause a more serious... more »»

A business with a lot of ‘sole’

December 13, 2013 HOUGHTON — To get an idea of what Doug Johnson’s accomplished over close to a half-century, just do the math. Fixing 20 pairs of shoes a day — no, round down to 10 just to be on the safe side. more »»

Energy drinks more harmful than helpful

December 12, 2013 HANCOCK — Everyone needs a pick-me-up every now and then. But some beverages are healthier than others when it comes to getting energ. more »»

Chasin’ Steel

December 12, 2013 HANCOCK —  Fishing may not be the first thing people think of when they ponder the various inspirations to start a band, but fishing is indeed behind the start of Chasin’ Steel, a self-described... more »»

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 »»



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