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A happy Heikinpäivä

February 2, 2015 HANCOCK — Heikki Lunta may have done his job on Saturday, but a few flakes weren’t enough to deter the crowds who came out to enjoy the day’s Heikinpäivä festivities. more »»

A happy Heikinpäivä

February 2, 2015 HANCOCK — Heikki Lunta may have done his job on Saturday, but a few flakes weren’t enough to deter the crowds who came out to enjoy the day’s Heikinpäivä festivities. more »»

And the winner is ...

February 2, 2015 HOUGHTON — After facing an onstage interview, and showcasing their musical talents, eight competitors for Michigan Technological University’s Winter Carnival Queen were narrowed down to one, as the... more »»

And the winner is ...

February 2, 2015 HOUGHTON — After facing an onstage interview, and showcasing their musical talents, eight competitors for Michigan Technological University’s Winter Carnival Queen were narrowed down to one, as the... more »»

Baby, it’s (still) cold outside

February 2, 2015 HOUGHTON — February is usually the coldest month of the year in the Upper Peninsula, but the coming week is expected to be significantly colder than normal, according to Jim Salzwedel. more »»

KBIC holds winter Pow Wow

February 2, 2015 BARAGA — Keweenaw Bay Indian Community members broke out their traditional regalia Saturday for their 11th annual winter Pow Wow, then danced, drummed, feasted and caught up with visitors they... more »»

A place to call their own

February 2, 2015 HOUGHTON — There was no furniture in Christina Lantto’s new house Saturday afternoon — just her family and others who helped her build it. more »»

Bombing defense to focus on dead brother

February 2, 2015 BOSTON — The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial. more »»

Salesmen knocked for bad practices

January 31, 2015 CALUMET — A company’s door-to-door salespeople have drawn complaints locally for their aggressive tactics. more »»

Waste not ... if you can

January 31, 2015 Editor’s Note: It is estimated as much as 40 percent of food produced in this country goes uneaten. more »»

Out with the cold

January 31, 2015 LAURIUM — Seven high school and college students armed with caulk guns, foam spray and Styrofoam insulation got to work fast at Dave Gaabo’s mining-era house in Laurium Thursday, sealing the edges... more »»

The local effects of the Affordable Care Act

January 31, 2015 HOUGHTON — Most of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act have been in effect for about a year for individuals and businesses, and some local businesses are still evaluating the impact the law... more »»

The local effects of the Affordable Care Act

January 31, 2015 HOUGHTON — Most of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act have been in effect for about a year for individuals and businesses, and some local businesses are still evaluating the impact the law... more »»

Erosion closes campsites

January 30, 2015 HANCOCK?TOWNSHIP?— Erosion along the Lake Superior shoreline at McLain State Park on the Keweenaw Peninsula has forced the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to close 32 lakefront campsites... more »»

KBIC commissions updated casino study

January 30, 2015 BARAGA — The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Thursday approved an agreement with Global Market Advisors to analyze the casino markets for the Baraga and Marquette areas. more »»

Getting a head start

January 30, 2015 CALUMET — Natasha Wright is in her first year of the Early College program at Calumet High School, and she very much enjoys the college courses she’s taking. more »»

United Way seeks push in final leg of campaign

January 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Copper Country United Way is looking for help from the community to drive its 2014-2015 fundraising campaign home over the next month. more »»

Houghton approves parking revisions

January 29, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Houghton City Council approved revisions to the city’s parking ordinance at Wednesday’s council meeting. more »»

New phone scam reported

January 29, 2015 LAC LA BELLE — Susan Rajaniemi got an interesting call Tuesday afternoon, but the longer she talked to the person who called her, the clearer it became to her the call was actually a scam. more »»

Cables start to come down

January 29, 2015 HANCOCK/HOUGHTON — Although work for the maintenance project on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge has been going on for weeks, the lowering of the bridge’s 84 lift cables began Wednesday night. more »»

 
 
 

 

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