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Local council seats on the Nov. ballot

October 7, 2014 HANCOCK — Six of the seven seats on the Hancock City Council are up for election on the Nov. 4 general election ballot, and in the village of Calumet, four seats are available. more »»

Georgetown Prize drive taking shape

October 7, 2014 HOUGHTON — Just a few months ago, the Houghton County Energy Efficiency Team’s goal of bringing home the Georgetown University Energy Prize wasn’t much more than a dream. more »»

Man arrested for string of break-ins

October 7, 2014 EAGLE RIVER — Deputies from the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Copper City man late Saturday for a break-in at a camp on the Gay-Lac La Belle Road, according to Sheriff Ron Lahti. more »»

Walking for Chelsey

October 6, 2014 By DAN ROBLEE droblee@mininggazette. more »»

Foltz running for Houghton City Council

October 6, 2014 HOUGHTON — One resident of the city of Houghton is so concerned about how the city council and city manager take care of city business, he decided to run for the council in the Nov. more »»

Bridge project may affect local tourism this winter

October 6, 2014 HOUGHTON — Some people involved with winter activities in the Keweenaw think the planned maintenance work on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge scheduled to start in December will be no more than an... more »»

Program provides new furnace for Nisula couple

October 6, 2014 NISULA — Jim and Pauline Cayanus have heated mostly with wood during their 50 years of marriage, but Jim’s rheumatoid arthritis has made cutting and splitting wood impossible. more »»


October 4, 2014 L’ANSE — Bernard Fish was found guilty Friday afternoon on all seven counts he faced in a Baraga County Circuit Court trial over an August 2013 armed robbery in Watton. more »»

Air traffic control fire fallout hits Houghton

October 4, 2014 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — Last week’s fire at a Chicago-area air traffic control tower has thrown a wrench in the plans of several Copper Country travelers, with two flights between Houghton County... more »»

Tech holds Board of Control meeting

October 4, 2014 HOUGHTON — Friday’s Board of Control meeting at Michigan Technological University provided board and community members with an in-depth look at the university’s performance, including that of its... more »»

Chassell Schools ‘whip cancer’

October 3, 2014 CHASSELL?— September is national Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and although some may not have known that, students, staff, and parents at Chassell Township School did their part last week to... more »»

Fish takes the stand

October 3, 2014 L’ANSE — Bernard Fish took the stand Thursday in his trial for armed robbery in Baraga County Circuit Court, explaining himself in close to an hour of animated, often profane testimon. more »»

Johnson trial wraps up

October 3, 2014 WINDSOR, Ontario — The trial of a former Calumet hockey player accused of sexual assault is expected to wrap up today in a Windsor, Ontario courtroom. more »»

Fish found guilty on all counts

October 3, 2014 L'ANSE — A Baraga County Circuit Court jury found Bernard Fish guilty on all seven counts stemming from an August 2013 armed robbery in Watton Friday. more »»

Getting a taste of trades

October 3, 2014 HANCOCK — About 600 students from 15 western Upper Peninsula high schools operated backhoes, welded, ran spray-painting simulators, busted concrete with jackhammers and tried their hand at several... more »»

Employers stepped up hiring in September

October 3, 2014 WINDSOR, Ontario — The trial of a former Calumet hockey player accused of sexual assault is expected to wrap up today in a Windsor, Ontario courtroom. more »»

Jury sees surveillance video

October 2, 2014 By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette. more »»

FAHC hosts dance in honor of French-Canadian week

October 2, 2014 By DAN ROBLEE droblee@mininggazette. more »»

International Day of Older Persons

October 2, 2014 HANCOCK — Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly is involved with seniors every day, so taking part in the International Day of Older Persons Wednesday was an obvious choice for them. more »»

Chelsey LaFernier Memorial walk set for this Saturday

October 2, 2014 BARAGA — When Chelsey LaFernier was killed in her home in 2009 by someone she’d been dating, it was not only a tragedy, but “a shock for the community,” remembers Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Offic... more »»



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