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Blight efforts to get boost

November 13, 2015 MARQUETTE (AP) — Efforts to deal with blighted buildings in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are getting a boost. more »»

A Veterans Day salute

November 12, 2015 HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech students, faculty and staff turned out in droves for a tribute to U.S. more »»

Houghton council talks traffic safety on M-26

November 12, 2015 HOUGHTON — A stoplight is coming to the intersection of M-26 and Razorback Drive in Houghton, and more congestion-easing measures could join it in the future. more »»

Heath department survey to assess efforts, needs

November 12, 2015 HANCOCK — In 2012, the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department conducted a survey of health factors in its five-county coverage area, and this week a similar survey began. more »»

Getting a lift: Elevator pitch competition offers prizes for potential student entrepreneurs

November 12, 2015 HOUGHTON — Having a great idea which could become a successful business often requires convincing possible supporters. more »»

Shaping dreams: Tech students gather to design makerspace

November 11, 2015 HOUGHTON — The basement of Michigan Tech’s Memorial Union used to be a place for knocking down bowling pins. By next semester, if renovations go well, it will be a place for building up dreams. more »»

Crash: Driver loses control near Twin Lakes

November 11, 2015 ELM?RIVER?TOWNSHIP — A 26-year-old Twin Lakes woman was involved in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday on the Lake Gerald Road near Twin Lakes in Elm River Township, according the a news release from th... more »»

State grant might cover dam repairs

November 11, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton County Board members and Otter Lake residents talked about a state grant that might cover repair work at the Otter Lake Dam during the board’s meeting Tuesday. more »»

Reassessing: Performance standards not in assessment contract

November 10, 2015 LAKE LINDEN — Schoolcraft Township’s contract with former assessor Matt Arko did not require minimum performance levels, according to a member of the township’s board and Lake Linden-Hubbell Public... more »»

Name released in fatal crash

November 10, 2015 CALUMET — The name of the deceased Calumet woman involved in a car crash in Osceola Township Sunday has been released by the Michigan State Police Calumet Pos. more »»

Funding sought for sewer project

November 10, 2015 PORTAGE TOWNSHIP — At its regular meeting Monday, the Portage Township Board of Trustees heard an update of the status of an application for funding for sewer projects in the township. more »»

Presentation to look at search for Edmund Fitzgerald

November 10, 2015 HOUGHTON — Captain Roger Hewlett will be offering a video presentation entitled “In Search of the Edmund Fitzgerald. more »»

What’s the buzz? ‘Bee Aware’ campaign event at Finlandia

November 10, 2015 HANCOCK?— Finlandia’s campus will be abuzz on Friday, as the Servant Leadership House puts on an event focused on bees. more »»

US 41 crash near Calumet kills 1

November 9, 2015 OSCEOLA TOWNSHIP — A single-vehicle accident Sunday on U.S. 41 proved fatal for the 48-year-old driver, according to a written statement from the Michigan State Police Calumet post. At about 5:30 p.m. more »»

Friday’s 2-vehicle crash in Houghton under investigation

November 9, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton police continue to investigate a two-vehicle crash that injured two people in Houghton Friday. The crash occurred about 3:50 p.m. more »»

Congress fails to fund local conservation

November 9, 2015 HANCOCK — Congress failed to reauthorize a federal funding program, which began 51 years ago, and that concerns representatives of some local conservation organization. more »»

Talking tourism: CVB reports a successful summer, hopes for future efforts

November 9, 2015 CALUMET — Tourism has always been an important part of the Copper Country’s economy. Even during the mining era, the region attracted many visitors. more »»

Casperson announces he will run for House

November 9, 2015 ESCANABA — Surrounded by the kind of big rigs and logging equipment that have defined his working life, State Senator Tom Casperson this morning announced his decision to run for the U.S. more »»

Tribe sues to control $900K in grant funds

November 7, 2015 BARAGA — The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has filed a lawsuit in Tribal Court against the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Housing and Community Development Corporation (CDC), its board of directors and... more »»



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