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Cadeau still not competent

September 20, 2014 HOUGHTON — The Houghton man accused of killing an elderly Douglass House Apartments resident in Houghton was again found incompetent to stand trial in a hearing Friday. “I find that Mr. more »»

Auto Expressions closing its doors

September 20, 2014 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — After nine years in the same location, Craig Bastian is closing Auto Expressions as a result of receiving an offer he couldn’t refuse. more »»

The race is on

September 20, 2014 Meghan Marquardt Daily Mining Gazette Michgan Technological University homecoming festivities continue into the weekend, with many events, including the traditional cardboard boat race. more »»

Athletic teams may be affected by bridge closures

September 20, 2014 PORTAGE LAKE — The planned maintenance work for the Portage Lake Lift Bridge expected to start in December will be disruptive in many ways, including for local high school and college athletic teams... more »»

Feeding the Copper Country

September 19, 2014 HANCOCK — Jacquelynn and Jim Wilson have had some financial setbacks recently, mostly because of health issues, so they were excited to learn a mobile food pantry was coming to Finlandia University. more »»

2 females stabbed

September 19, 2014 HUBBELL — According to a written statement from the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office, at 3:30 a.m. today two females were found by deputies stabbed in Hubbell. more »»

Hike for the House

September 19, 2014 HOUGHTON — People and dogs alike will be able to get some fresh air this weekend and benefit Omega House in the process. The third annual Hike for the House will take place at 10 a.. more »»

Yoga center hosts grand opening wellness fair

September 19, 2014 L’ANSE — When Intention Yoga and Wellness Center first began offering classes in May, it was the first space in Baraga County specifically dedicated to yoga and other non-traditional wellness arts,... more »»

Nassiri guilty of murder

September 18, 2014 HOUGHTON — From the first 911 call, it was clear Nima Nassiri was responsible for the injuries that would later take Sanaz Nezami’s life. Wednesday afternoon, a jury decided it was murder. more »»

Register to vote

September 18, 2014 HANCOCK — The members of the League of Women Voters of the Copper Country are working to get as many eligible people as possible registered to vote in the Nov. 4 general election. more »»

Turning up the HEET

September 18, 2014 HANCOCK — The Houghton County Energy Efficiency Team kicked off the planning phase of its effort to win the $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize with a community brainstorming meeting... more »»

Nassiri takes the stand

September 17, 2014 HOUGHTON — The trial of a Dollar Bay man accused of murdering his wife in December continued moving faster than expected, with the defense planning to rest its case first thing this morning. more »»

Nassiri found guilty

September 17, 2014 HOUGHTON — A Houghton County jury found Nima Nassiri guilty this afternoon of murdering his wife in their Dollar Bay home in December. more »»

Staff changes approved at CCISD

September 17, 2014 HANCOCK—The Copper Country Intermediate School District Board of Education approved several staff changes at its monthly meeting Tuesday evening. more »»

Baraga gov’t, schools will refund $350K in taxes

September 17, 2014 L’ANSE — Several Baraga County government bodies and the L’Anse Area Schools will have to refund $344,418 in 2010 and 2011 tax dollars to the L’Anse Warden Electric Company after L’Anse Township’s... more »»

Calumet Village gets new administrator

September 17, 2014 CALUMET — The new village administrator for the village of Calumet was introduced Tuesday during the regular meeting of the board of trustees. more »»

Nassiri trial begins

September 16, 2014 HOUGHTON — Jurors heard two 911 calls made from Nima Nassiri’s Dollar Bay home after the attacks that led to his wife’s death in December. more »»

Lawsuit dismissed

September 16, 2014 BARAGA — Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Associate Judge Violet Friisval Ayres has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community show-of-hands referendum that approved the purchase... more »»

Gazette hires new reporter

September 16, 2014 HOUGHTON — A new staff writer has joined the Daily Mining Gazette. more »»

WUPPDR holds 46th annual meeting

September 16, 2014 COPPER HARBOR—The Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region held its 46th annual meeting Monday at the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge. more »»

 
 
 

 

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