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Independence Day

December 3, 2014 HANCOCK — The majority of the Copper Country’s Finnish immigrants migrated to the U.. more »»

Louie’s in Calumet closes

December 2, 2014 CALUMET — Louie’s Fresh Market in Calumet has closed its doors three months after two Meneguzzo family corporations filed for bankruptcy in an attempt to save the local grocery and hardware chain. more »»

Police investigating string of auto-shop break-ins

December 2, 2014 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — Local law enforcement agencies are still investigating a series of breaking and enterings at auto repair shops across the Copper Country. more »»

Western U.P. Health Department receives $100,000 grant

December 2, 2014 HANCOCK — For years, employees of the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department have been focusing their efforts on creating programs to improve and encourage healthy communities, and a $100,000... more »»

DNR: 2014 deer season weakest in several years

December 2, 2014 By JORDAN?BECK The Daily Press, Escanaba ESCANABA — According to early DNR estimates, 2014's Michigan firearm deer season may be one of the worst the Upper Peninsula has seen in years. more »»

Seeking MDOT accountability

December 1, 2014 CALUMET — Legislators in Lansing are in the process of trying to decide if an increase in gasoline taxes is the solution to fixing Michigan’s crumbling roads, but State Rep. more »»

Finding food after a disaster

December 1, 2014 HOUGHTON — It may seem hard to imagine a world completely without food, but Joshua Pearce, associate professor in the departments of materials science and engineering and electrical and computer... more »»

Gearing up for Christmas

December 1, 2014 Hancock residents take to the streets HANCOCK — Hancock officially rang in the Christmas season Friday evening when Santa Claus made his first 2014 visit to the Copper Country for the city’s annua... more »»

Christmas bells are ringing

November 29, 2014 HOUGHTON — The Christmas season’s here, and Salvation Army bells are ringing. more »»

New phone scam hits Keweenaw

November 29, 2014 CALUMET — Dan Johnson recently received several telephone calls from people he’s certain have been trying to scam him out of money. One attempt in particular has really gotten his attentio. more »»

One year later

November 29, 2014 By Kurt Hauglie khauglie@mininggazette. more »»

Funeral set for McCue children

November 29, 2014 DAGGETT (AP) — A funeral has been scheduled for the three children killed in a weather-related crash in the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Back in Black

November 29, 2014 HOUGHTON — With Thanksgiving over, local retailers turned their attention to Black Friday, with several local business owners reporting steady crowds throughout the day of sales. more »»

Happner is new motel manager

November 29, 2014 HOUGHTON — Tauna Happner was named general manager of Country Inn & Suites located at 919 Razorback Drive in Houghton. more »»

Eagle Mine hits commercial production

November 29, 2014 TORONTO — Lundin Mining Corporation announced this week the achievement of commercial production at Marquette County’s Eagle Mine, a high-grade nickel-copper operation located in the Upper Peninsul. more »»

West Branch recount set for Wednesday

November 29, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — The recount for the Nov. 4 general election West Branch Township supervisor race will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m. more »»

Trotting on a snowy day

November 28, 2014 HANCOCK — An estimated 200-250 people braved single-digit temperatures and heavy snowfall Thursday morning to build their Thanksgiving appetites running, walking, sledding or strolling through... more »»

Details emerge

November 28, 2014 HOUGHTON — The alleged victim of a sexual assault last week is now reporting the assault occurred on Shelden Avenue in Houghton, police said. more »»

Home invasion suspect arraigned

November 28, 2014 HOUGHTON — The suspect in a pair of home invasions was arraigned in 97th District Court Wednesday. more »»



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