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Tech students play at K-Day

September 5, 2014 HANCOCK — Thousands of Michigan Technological University students had one last really big party on Friday before digging deep into the books. more »»

Houghton homeless forced to break camp

September 5, 2014 HOUGHTON – A Houghton family that’s been homeless for about two-and-a-half months is still looking for a long- or short-term solution, though they’ve been forced to relocate their urban campsite... more »»

Sherrif warns of IRS scam

September 5, 2014 HOUGHTON — Houghton County Sheriff Brian McLean is stated a local resident received two calls Thursday from a person claiming to represent the IR. more »»

Bridge work may affect airport

September 5, 2014 HANCOCK — The planned repair work for the Portage Lake Lift Bridge is going to be disruptive in many ways, including for people using the Houghton County Memorial Airport, but airport and Michigan... more »»

Closed for now, but not for good

September 5, 2014 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — Northridge Pines Assisted Living Community is closing, but it isn’t a permanent situation, according to Tina Heble. more »»

Closed for now, but not for good

September 5, 2014 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — Northridge Pines Assisted Living Community is closing, but it isn’t a permanent situation, according to Tina Heble. more »»

Inmate recaptured after fleeing custody

September 5, 2014 HOUGHTON — A Houghton County inmate was captured about three hours after walking away from custody Thursday night. more »»

Humane Society wins Shelter of the Year

September 5, 2014 By Kurt Hauglie khauglie@mininggazett. more »»

UPPCO warns of scam

September 5, 2014 ISHPEMING — According to a written statement from the company, Upper Peninsula Power Company is urging its customers to be aware of scammers who may call them posing as UPPCO representatives and... more »»

White House asks for $30M for CDC Ebola efforts

September 5, 2014 WASHINGTON — The White House on Friday sent Congress a request for $30 million to pay for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s efforts to help contain the Ebola outbreak in western... more »»

Murder in Escanaba

September 4, 2014 ESCANABA — A suspect has been arrested in the alleged murder of a woman at an Escanaba residence Wednesday, according to Escanaba Public Safety. more »»

Getting across the canal

September 4, 2014 HOUGHTON — There are many contingency plans for getting emergency supplies and personnel across the water should the Portage Lake Lift Bridge go out, and an exercise for one of those plans is... more »»

Where the rubber meets the road

September 4, 2014 HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University engineers are kicking off a pair of research projects this semester to determine whether the state of Michigan will begin reusing waste tires in the... more »»

Tech students respond to call for blood

September 4, 2014 HOUGHTON — Scores of people turned out at Michigan Technological University Wednesday for what is the biggest blood drive north of Green Bay. more »»

Trial set in Keweenaw CSC case

September 3, 2014 HOUGHTON — A trial date is being set for the Ahmeek man accused of sexually assaulting a minor. more »»

Baraga teachers settle

September 3, 2014 BARAGA — Teachers at the Baraga Area Schools finally have a new contract today, after working for over 14 months without one. more »»

Governments receive first tax payments from Portage Health

September 3, 2014 HANCOCK — The first tax payment from Portage Health has been made to the city of Hancock and several other entities, according to Glenn Anderson. more »»

Still not enough

September 3, 2014 LANSING — State Representative Scott Dianda, D-Calumet, said he is glad Gov. Rick Snyder will appropriate funds from Michigan’s Disaster Contingency Fund to aid U.. more »»

Finlandia sees enrollment rise

September 2, 2014 HANCOCK — There is an increase of about 12 percent in the number of freshmen coming to Finlandia University this fall semester compared to fall 2013, and that’s because of a concerted effort,... more »»

Going Solar: Sacred Heart launches fundraiser

September 2, 2014 L’ANSE — Students headed back to school today at Sacred Heart School in L’Anse have a few new things to look forward to — a new nature studies curriculum that starts from day one, and the eventual... more »»



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