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March 27, 2015 L’ANSE — More than 200 people have already voted in an online poll to determine which of six risk factors for youth Baraga County Communities that Care leaders should focus their efforts on, and the... more »»

Houghton High School students recognized for computing

March 27, 2015 HOUGHTON? — A Houghton High School student who has been active in Michigan Tech's Copper Country Programmers, a computer club for local teens, has been named winner of a Michigan regional award in... more »»

Law lets tribes prosecute non-native abusers

March 26, 2015 BARAGA — With a new provision of the federal 2013 Violence Against Women Act going into effect this month, U.S. more »»

City Manager Waara gets 5 percent raise

March 26, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Houghton City Council gave City Manager Eric Waara a 5 percent raise at its Wednesday meeting following a high score on his performance evaluation. more »»

Houghton County may get recycling grant

March 26, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Houghton County Board of Commissioners approved applying for a Department of Environmental Quality grant to begin cardboard recycling at the county transfer station. more »»

Low possibility for spring flooding

March 26, 2015 HOUGHTON — Winter is doing its best to hang around, but spring is coming, and although the possibility of flooding exists, the probability, so far, is low, according to Jack Dueweke. more »»

Edwards resigns from KBIC housing

March 25, 2015 BARAGA — Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tribal Council Member Eddy Edwards has resigned as executive director of the tribal Ojibwa Housing Authority. more »»

Saturday's ‘Speaking Up’ event aims to provide healing, hope for survivors of abuse

March 25, 2015 HOUGHTON — Author, speaker and OneVOICE founder Nicole Bromley will come to Michigan Technological University’s campus to spread a message of healing and hope at an event entitled “Speaking Up: A... more »»

A different kind of Olympics

March 25, 2015 HOUGHTON — Engineering was the name of the game Tuesday, as 116 high school students from seven schools went head-to-head at Michigan Technological University’s annual Engineering Olympics. more »»

Dinner to benefit Omega House, Brody Strong

March 25, 2015 HANCOCK — There have been 12 spaghetti dinners to raise money for Omega House hospice, and there will be a 13th Saturday, but it will be a little different this year, according to Carol Pfefferkorn. more »»

Packing for the break

March 25, 2015 HANCOCK — For more than two years, 31 Backpacks has been providing food for weekends for some local students who might otherwise not have enough food, and the organization recently added another... more »»

Tomorrow’s leaders, today

March 25, 2015 HANCOCK — Tomorrow’s leaders got together at the Copper Country Intermediate School District Tuesday, for a workshop aimed at honing their leadership qualities and learning the rules for running... more »»

Warming impact in tropics discussed

March 25, 2015 HANCOCK — Most of the attention and research into climate change has focused on what a warmer world will mean for Arctic and temperate climate. more »»

Portage settles allegations for $4.4M

March 24, 2015 GRAND RAPIDS — According to a written statement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Portage Hospital, LLC, in Hancock has agreed to pay the United States $4,446,392. more »»

Talk Finnish to me

March 24, 2015 HANCOCK — For some of the students in Hilary Virtanen’s community Finnish class, studying the language is a practical matter. more »»

Western U.P. Science Fair Award Winners

March 24, 2015 Below are students who received gold, silver and bronze awards at the 2015 Western U.P. Science Fair, held Monday night on Michigan Technological University's campus. more »»

Seeing all of America

March 24, 2015 HOUGHTON — Many people like to travel by automobile, and some may have a goal of driving in all 50 states, but for years, Jennifer and Jonathan Riehl have been working on the goal of driving through... more »»

An evening of experiments

March 24, 2015 Students present at Science Fair HOUGHTON — Weeks, even months, of hard work paid off Monday night for more than 260 area elementary- and middle-school students Monday, as they got the chance to... more »»

Tech holds World Water Day event

March 24, 2015 HOUGHTON — With California’s surface water resources perhaps a year away from depletion, the question of how to address water supply is of critical importance. more »»

Return of the champs

March 23, 2015 Gary Lassila photo The six seniors on the Calumet girls' basketball team wave from the front of their bus as it takes a victory tour through town Sunday after the Copper Kings returned with the... more »»



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