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Companies also cashed in on other side of coin

May 7, 2016 To company officers, mining was a series of debits and credits, profits and losses and entries into ledgers. To the men working underground, it was bit more physical and bit more personal, however. more »»

James R. Aebli

May 6, 2016 CHASSELL — James R. Aebli, 72, a resident of Chassell, passed away early Friday morning May 6, 2016, at his home following a lengthy illnes. more »»

Body Mindfulness

May 5, 2016 CALUMET — Yoga has been around for at least 5,000 years, and Jennifer Dorr thinks just about anyone can benefit from one form or another of the ancient discipline. more »»

Weather watchers

April 30, 2016 NEGAUNEE — In 20 years with the National Weather Service, Matt Zika hasn’t worked in a more challenging place to forecast than the Upper Peninsula, thanks to the terrain and Lake Superior. more »»

Workmen’s Compensation for the Injured

April 30, 2016 While the Houghton County Mine Inspector’s Reports dutifully listed numbers of accidents of men killed in mines, they seldom mentioned injuries of those men who survived. more »»

Being Prepared

April 23, 2016 Severe weather does not just occur during winter blizzards. It can also include hazardous weather produced by thunderstorms, damaging winds, hail, flooding, flash flooding, and even tornadoes. Ready. more »»

There were alternatives to mining for workers

April 23, 2016 By 1910, the Lake Superior copper mines had reached maturity. more »»

‘Charming’ offers night of silliness

April 14, 2016 CALUMET — Next weekend, fairy tale princesses are going to do the rescuing. For their spring play, the Calumet Players are putting on “Chasing Charming” April 21-24 at the Calumet Theatre. more »»

Forgotten People of Mining Ranges

April 9, 2016 As the copper mines went deeper and the Copper Country was becoming a metropolis, more and more immigrants from Europe and Scandinavia poured into the region, few of whom had any idea of what was... more »»

66 Years of Correspondence

April 9, 2016 HOUGHTON — As a sixth-grader in L’Anse, Bob Nordstrom paid 10 cents to get a pen pal. In return, he’s gotten a lifelong friendship. more »»

Out of Pocket Answer

April 7, 2016 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@mininggazette. more »»

Lorrie Morgan coming to Calumet

April 7, 2016 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@mininggazette.com CALUMET — Lorrie Morgan has been singing most of her life, and on April 15, she’ll bring her brand of country music to the Calumet Theatre. more »»

Preparing for bloom boom

April 1, 2016 April is the ideal time to begin planning for the upcoming season’s garden. more »»

Copper production cost more than money

April 1, 2016 By the end of the first decade of the 20th century, the Copper Country mines employed tens of thousands of men, the vast majority of whom were foreign-born immigrants. more »»

Changes bring tensions to Copper Country

March 26, 2016 By the year 1910, the Lake Superior copper mines were facing pressure from more sides than just increasing copper production from western states. more »»

Finn ex-pat looks at U.S. Easter

March 26, 2016 HANCOCK — Hancock resident and Finnish native Anna Leppanen is a pretty low-key holiday person, but she’s got good memories of her daughter Maisa Jussila’s first U.S. Easte. more »»

Health Care Delivery: Medical care available for homebound people

March 24, 2016 CALUMET — For people recovering from surgery or needing professional health care while homebound, it can be comforting to be able to rest and recover at home, rather than in the hospita. more »»

No small actors: Calumet Players do it all performing community theater

March 19, 2016 CALUMET — There are a lot of ways people can entertain themselves, and many of them are electronic, but for the members of the Calumet Players, the play is still the thing. more »»

The Copper Country becomes threatened

March 19, 2016 While residents of the Copper Country were enjoying all the modern pleasures of telephones, electricity, street cars and railroads, something was happening that progressed — at first — so gradually... more »»

 
 

 

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