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Houghton investigates robbery

April 17, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton police are investigating a report of a strong armed robbery Thursday afternoon in west Houghton. more »»

Little Brothers to conduct annual event

April 17, 2015 HANCOCK— The employees at Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly are getting ready for its 15th annual fundraising dinner, and they’re hoping people will attend and help them raise money for their... more »»

Health care tax hit

April 17, 2015 HANCOCK — For many Americans who received insurance through their employers, the Affordable Care Act meant just one more box to check when they filed their taxes. more »»

What’s next for the bridge

April 17, 2015 HANCOCK/HOUGHTON — Now that the major work involving replacement of the lift cables and rehabilitation of the balance chains for the Portage Lake Lift Bridge is complete, from now through summer... more »»

Tech holds Design Expo

April 17, 2015 HOUGHTON — From a one-man hovercraft, to a split tailgate complete with cupholders and seating, to robots for land and water, spectators at the 2015 Design Expo, held Thursday in Michigan... more »»

Houghton, Hancock city managers talk about upcoming developments

April 17, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton City Manager Eric Waara and Hancock City Manager Glenn Anderson talked about recent city developments and upcoming projects at the Keweenaw Peninsula Chamber of Commerce’s Eggs &... more »»

CHS Principal Twardzik to retire

April 16, 2015 CALUMET — George Twardzik has been involved with Calumet High School as a student, teacher and administrator, but although he is only 50 years old, as of July 1 he will be retiring as an educator,... more »»

Bye-bye bottie

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Superintendent Darryl Pierce reflects on Twardzik’s career

April 16, 2015 CALUMET — For Darryl Pierce, George Twardzik is not only an excellent educator, he’s also a fine innovator when it comes to technology, and he’ll miss having Twardzik involved with the Public School... more »»

Homicide case advances

April 16, 2015 CRYSTAL FALLS — The case of an Iron River woman accused of homicide in connection to the death of a three-month old girl last June advanced through Iron County Trial Court on Wednesday. more »»

Paving top priority for Houghton

April 16, 2015 HOUGHTON — When Houghton City Manager Eric Waara asked the council what the top priority for the coming year was, the answer was clear: paving. more »»

Houghton hears budget update

April 16, 2015 HOUGHTON — Though budget numbers aren’t finalized yet, Houghton City Manager Eric Waara gave the City Council an overview of the outlook for the coming year at the first budget meeting of the year... more »»

Superior Roboworks Team is tops

April 15, 2015 HOUGHTON — If their achievements are any indication, Houghton High School FIRST Robotics Team members found the droid they were looking for. more »»

Flood advisories for 3 U.P. rivers

April 15, 2015 MARQUETTE— National Weather Service forecasters have issued flood advisories for three Upper Peninsula rivers today, including the Chocolay River south of Marquette. more »»

Sieck makes provost pitch

April 15, 2015 Editor’s note: Today is the third part in a four-part series on the Tech provost candidates. more »»

Uplifting results

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Baraga Cty. tables 911 surcharge increase

April 15, 2015 L’ANSE — A proposed increase in Baraga County’s 911 surcharge will be less than Baraga County Board of Commissioners members had thought. So they tabled action on it Tuesday to let the public know. more »»

Adams Twp. won’t change ordinance for wind farm

April 14, 2015 BALTIC — In a move aimed at blocking development of a wind farm on and around Whealkate Bluff, the Adams Township Board of Trustees voted Monday not to amend a wind farm ordinance to allow turbines... more »»

Video contest open through May 5

April 14, 2015 HOUGHTON? — Some teens may experience grief during their middle- and high-school years. more »»

League of Women Voters president talks Proposal 1

April 14, 2015 HOUGHTON — For the May 5 election, Michigan voters will be asked if the current system for funding road repair and maintenance should be restructured, and the Michigan League of Women Voters thinks... more »»



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