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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 »»

Schools get grants for sex assault prevention

November 7, 2015 HOUGHTON — Finlandia University and Michigan Technological University are among 22 higher education institutions splitting $500,000 in grant funding for programs to prevent campus sexual assault. more »»

AmeriCorps worker gets Barkell students into recycling

November 7, 2015 HANCOCK — For about three weeks, students at Gordon G. Barkell Elementary School have been taking part in a recycling program, and according to Emma Giffels they’re really into it. more »»

CVB creates One Community Calendar

November 7, 2015 CALUMET — The Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has created a new “One Community Calendar” that allows viewers to see all the events going on at a time throughout the Copper Country,... more »»

Cordell pleads guilty in Schoolcraft triple murder case

November 7, 2015 MANISTIQUE — Garry JC Cordell, 47, of Manistique, showed no remorse as he sat before Judge William Carmody in Schoolcraft County Circuit Court Thursday and pleaded guilty to three life felonies for... more »»

Renovation and remediation: Work set to resume on Quincy Smelter in spring

November 6, 2015 RIPLEY — Significant work at the former Quincy Smelting Works site has been on hold for about two years, but work should pick up again in spring, according to Scott See. more »»

Rural Copper Country could get Internet help

November 6, 2015 ATLANTIC MINE — There may be streaming video at the end of the tunnel for rural Copper Country residents still stuck with dial-up Internet. more »»

Tracking trail use: Cameras will help Convention and Visitor’s Bureau target marketing efforts

November 6, 2015 CALUMET — The Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is in the process of installing trail counters on local ATV and snowmobile trails, according to Diane St. Amour, CVB director. more »»

SNAP program to help spay and neuter

November 6, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Copper Country Humane Society has announced an effort to curb pet overpopulation by providing spay/neuter assistance for residents of Houghton, Baraga, and Keweenaw counties. more »»

Community nature programs in November

November 6, 2015 HOUGHTON?— There will be two Community Outdoor Nature Programs held in the month of November: “Leaf and Needle ID: Do You Know What's Growing in YOUR Backyard?” will be held at 2 p. more »»

Nordic film series continues with second screening

November 6, 2015 HANCOCK — A documentary film that follows a father and son’s journey from northern Finland to southern Sweden will be shown as part of the Finnish American Heritage Center’s Nordic Film Series on... more »»

Father charged in death of infant son

November 5, 2015 HOUGHTON — A Hancock man accused of involuntarily killing his 10-week-old son in July, as well as breaking and entering into a Finlandia University office in October, was arraigned Wednesday in 97th... more »»

Gala speaker living example of how U.P. Kids matters in Copper Country

November 5, 2015 HOUGHTON — To convey the impact Good Will Farm (now U.P. Kids) had on his life, Mark Aho turned to an analogy about starfish. more »»

HHS grad to help vets heal through skiing

November 5, 2015 ITHACA, N.Y. — John Botto got a challenging job flying medical transport helicopters immediately after getting out of the Army’s 10th Mountain Division last year. more »»

Resurrected: Vintage shop gets new life in vintage Vertin building

November 5, 2015 CALUMET — Almost five years ago, the Vertin Gallery in Calumet closed due to financial concerns. more »»



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