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Mystery donor boosts Keweenaw historic park’s 2016 budget

November 4, 2015 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — An anonymous donation of $100,000 accounts for nearly a quarter of the Keweenaw National Historical Park’s 2016 budget approved Tuesday by the park’s Advisory Commission. more »»

No fails: School referendums passed by voters

November 4, 2015 All three school district millages on Houghton and Ontonagon county ballots yesterday were approved by voters. Stanton Township Public Schools asked for a $3. more »»

Craft show is like visit to Santa’s workshop

November 4, 2015 HOUGHTON — Shoppers can get a head start on their holiday shopping this weekend, as the Deer Hunters’ Widows Craft Show once again fills the Copper Country Mall. more »»

Mystery solved: Sherlock ‘Homes’ event teaches energy-saving skills for all ages

November 4, 2015 HOUGHTON — Local families detected drafts, insulated ice cubes and learned to save cash with energy saving smarts during the Sherlock “Homes” Energy Detective event Tuesday at Portage Lake District... more »»

IRS phone scam sweeping area

November 3, 2015 HOUGHTON — Local callers are among the targets in a nationwide deluge of automated calls by parties pretending to represent the IRS. The phone scam regards supposedly unpaid tax bills. more »»

What to do if contacted by this scam

November 3, 2015 • People who owe, or might owe, federal taxes should hang up and call the IRS at 800-829-1040. IRS workers are available to help with payment questions. more »»

Senior center holds fundraisers to celebrate 1-year anniversary

November 3, 2015 CALUMET — After searching much of 2014, members of the Calumet and Laurium Holistic Senior Center found a building for their activities, and now they’re ready to celebrate the one-year anniversary o... more »»

Presentation will cover language village experience

November 3, 2015 HANCOCK — Salolampi (which translates to “lake in the woods") is a Finnish language village near the shore of Turtle River Lake in Bemidji, Minnesota. more »»

Post Office presentation focuses on small business

November 3, 2015 The Portage Lake District Library will host Postmasters from Houghton and Chassell for a presentation designed to help people grow their small businesses with services available from the United... more »»

Sign of season: Skiers swamp ski swap

November 2, 2015 HANCOCK/HOUGHTON — While many residents would be happy with a break after two consecutive extra-long winters, Copper Country skiers are ready for sno. more »»

KBIC holds tribal council primary election

November 2, 2015 BARAGA — A crowded field of candidates running for four Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tribal Council seats has been narrowed to eight after a primary election Saturday. more »»

Going bonkers: Toy/coffee shop opens in Hancock

November 2, 2015 By KURT HAUGLIE HANCOCK — K.C. Bonkers is good friends with Willy Wonka, and it was Willy who made some suggestions for K.C.’s new store in Hancock. more »»

School renovation measures on ballots

November 2, 2015 Several education millages are on Houghton and Ontonagon County ballots this Tuesday. Stanton Township Public Schools has a $3.4 million bond proposal for additions and renovations to the E.. more »»

Tech computer science program gets $1M gift

November 2, 2015 HOUGHTON — Through an estate gift of $1 million, an endowed professorship will be established in the Department of Computer Science at Michigan Technological University. more »»

Planning meeting will examine future of Ontonagon waterfront

November 2, 2015 ONTONAGON — On October 1, more than 20 Ontonagon residents met at the Community Action Building to discuss the future of the village’s waterfront. more »»

Houghton case heads to high court

October 31, 2015 LANSING — A Houghton County medical malpractice case involving a therapist’s alleged false accusations of sexual abuse is headed to the Michigan Supreme Court. more »»

Great, Scary Pumpkin

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Systems Control office opens at SmartZone

October 31, 2015 HOUGHTON — A new MTEC SmartZone company celebrated its satellite office in Houghton with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Lakeshore Center Friday afternoon. more »»

30th year for Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly’s food pantry drive

October 31, 2015 HANCOCK — Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly have been doing its annual food pantry donation drive for more than 30 years, and the tradition continues Nov. more »»

Zombie run is healthy fun — if you survive

October 31, 2015 L’ANSE — Drizzly weather may have slowed participation, but survivors of Thursday’s second Zombie Run/Walk 5K on the L’Anse School Trail had a good time regardles. more »»



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