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Activist shares vision for peace between Israel and Palestine

September 18, 2015 HOUGHTON — In September 1997, Miko Peled’s 13-year-old niece was killed by a suicide bomber in Jerusalem. more »»

Long-time businessman Richard Kahn remembered

September 18, 2015 HANCOCK — A longtime Hancock business owner is remembered by friends for his generosity and love of the outdoors. more »»

KBIC Housing controversy lands in court

September 17, 2015 BARAGA — A money-lending organization created by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Ojibwa Housing Authority is suing the OHA and the KBIC tribal council over an unpaid mortgage, the latest... more »»

No details in director’s dismissal

September 17, 2015 COPPER HARBOR — The former director of operations for the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge was let go on Sept. 4, but a reason for the dismissal has not been given by Keweenaw County officials. more »»

Bridge work makes for tight truck driving

September 17, 2015 HANCOCK/HOUGHTON — With both northbound and southbound lanes on the east side of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge closed, getting onto the bridge could be a little tight for large trucks, but there have... more »»

Pelkie man pleads in drug case

September 17, 2015 L’ANSE — A Pelkie man charged in a Baraga County drug sting operation pleaded no contest Wednesday to distributing hydromorphone last year. more »»

Finlandia opens state-of-the-art fitness center

September 17, 2015 HANCOCK — The newly renovated Paavo Nurmi Center at Finlandia University was put on display Wednesday, and at least some of the university’s athletes are looking forward to using it. more »»

Sovereignty issue in KBIC court case

September 17, 2015 BARAGA — Keweenaw Bay Indian Community tribal judges Bradley Dakota and Violet Friisvall Ayres have recused themselves from a lawsuit that will likely rest on the degree to which sovereign immunity... more »»

UP residents will soon be able to use 911 texting services

September 17, 2015 Daily News IRON MOUNTAIN —Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, individuals anywhere in the Upper Peninsula will be able to send a text message to 911 in an emergency. more »»

Benishek: I’m retiring

September 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — Despite an announcement earlier this year stating his interest in running for a fourth term in 2016, U.S. Rep. more »»

Official: Marquette resident first plague case in Michigan

September 16, 2015 LANSING — A disease many people may think belongs in the Middle Ages has shown up in Michigan after a Marquette county resident was diagnosed with bubonic plague. more »»

Holocaust survivor speaks against hate

September 16, 2015 BARAGA — Before she’d even reached her teens, Bozenna Urbanowicz Gilbride had been forced from her Polish home by Ukranian nationalists, shot at and forced onto cattle cars for a trip into Nazi... more »»

Budget passed: health insurance rates dropping

September 16, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Houghton County Board of Commissioners approved a general fund budget with expenditures of $9,069,040 at its meeting Tuesday. Projected spending is down about 1. more »»

Registration deadline approaching for tour

September 16, 2015 Finlandia University HANCOCK — Anyone interested in taking part in the Festival Ruska tour of Finnish-American sites needs to reserve their seat no later than Monday, September 2. more »»

LL-H board discusses forest logging, upgrades

September 16, 2015 TORCH LAKE TOWNSHIP — Timber harvests at the Lake Linden-Hubbell School District’s forest could allow it to make a variety of improvements at the forest and school. more »»

Standoff subject gets probation

September 15, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Copper City man who threatened to shoot a utility worker who tried to shut off his water in April was sentenced to two years probation in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday. more »»

Parade of Nations marches into town Saturday

September 15, 2015 HOUGHTON — Students from more than 60 countries will be sharing their native legends as they walk through downtown Hancock and Houghton in the 26th annual Parade of Nations on Saturday. The 11 a.m. more »»

Benishek to retire at end of term

September 15, 2015 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek has announced his retirement from Congress at the end of his current term next year. more »»

Female enrollment up at Tech

September 15, 2015 HOUGHTON — With fall enrollment at 7,238, Michigan Technological University has more students than at any time in the last 30 years, the university announced last wee. more »»



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