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Getting across the canal

September 4, 2014 HOUGHTON — There are many contingency plans for getting emergency supplies and personnel across the water should the Portage Lake Lift Bridge go out, and an exercise for one of those plans is... more »»

Where the rubber meets the road

September 4, 2014 HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University engineers are kicking off a pair of research projects this semester to determine whether the state of Michigan will begin reusing waste tires in the... more »»

Tech students respond to call for blood

September 4, 2014 HOUGHTON — Scores of people turned out at Michigan Technological University Wednesday for what is the biggest blood drive north of Green Bay. more »»

Trial set in Keweenaw CSC case

September 3, 2014 HOUGHTON — A trial date is being set for the Ahmeek man accused of sexually assaulting a minor. more »»

Baraga teachers settle

September 3, 2014 BARAGA — Teachers at the Baraga Area Schools finally have a new contract today, after working for over 14 months without one. more »»

Governments receive first tax payments from Portage Health

September 3, 2014 HANCOCK — The first tax payment from Portage Health has been made to the city of Hancock and several other entities, according to Glenn Anderson. more »»

Still not enough

September 3, 2014 LANSING — State Representative Scott Dianda, D-Calumet, said he is glad Gov. Rick Snyder will appropriate funds from Michigan’s Disaster Contingency Fund to aid U.. more »»

Finlandia sees enrollment rise

September 2, 2014 HANCOCK — There is an increase of about 12 percent in the number of freshmen coming to Finlandia University this fall semester compared to fall 2013, and that’s because of a concerted effort,... more »»

Going Solar: Sacred Heart launches fundraiser

September 2, 2014 L’ANSE — Students headed back to school today at Sacred Heart School in L’Anse have a few new things to look forward to — a new nature studies curriculum that starts from day one, and the eventual... more »»

Portage Bridge Walk: A tradition somewhat like another

September 2, 2014 HOUGHTON — Despite rain that depressed crowd size, the 11th annual Portage Health Labor Day Bridge Walk still brought dozens of people out for exercise Monday mornin. more »»

Dakota suit back in court

September 2, 2014 BARAGA — A lawsuit challenging a recent Keweenaw Bay Indian Community referendum vote on the tribe’s purchase of the Baraga Lakeside Inn for a new casino is scheduled for a pretrial hearing in... more »»

Hometown heroes

September 1, 2014 HOUGHTON — Brothers and Houghton residents Dylan, Jonah and Nicolas Horning had recently learned how to operate a small boat, and that knowledge may have helped save the life of their great uncl. more »»

Floats, bands draw crowds to Ontonagon Labor Day Festival

September 1, 2014 ONTONAGON — For a close-up view of dinosaurs, hockey players, or dogs playing poker, there was no better spot than River Street in Ontonagon Sunday afternoon. more »»

Tractor race goes off without a hitch

September 1, 2014 ELO — About seven years ago, neighbors Dave Pouttu and Jack Paavola couldn’t agree on whose tractor was faster, and they decided to hold a race to settle the friendly dispute. more »»

MTU students spend Afternoon on the Town

September 1, 2014 HOUGHTON — Games. Discounts. Free food. more »»

Every day healthy, one day local

August 30, 2014 By Dan Roblee droblee@mininggazette. more »»

Sale of Quincy Smelting Works finalized

August 30, 2014 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — A process which began almost two years ago came to a finish Friday with the closing of the sale for the Quincy Smelting Works site in Ripley. more »»

New challenge for Tax forms

August 30, 2014 WASHINGTON — The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project. Any glitches on this one could delay tax refunds for many American. more »»

UPPCO sale finalized

August 29, 2014 By DAN ROBLEE ISHPEMING — The sale of Upper Peninsula Power Company from Integrys Energy Group to Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners was finalized Thursda. more »»

UPPCO sale finalized

August 29, 2014 By DAN ROBLEE ISHPEMING — The sale of Upper Peninsula Power Company from Integrys Energy Group to Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners was finalized Thursda. more »»



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