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The winter soldiers

February 23, 2015 By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette.com CALUMET — Junior ROTC members from across the Upper Midwest tested their mettle at the second annual Arctic Raider Challenge in Calumet Saturday. more »»

A day for the girls

February 23, 2015 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@mininggazette. more »»

Beating the (winter) blues

February 23, 2015 HOUGHTON — Though temperatures Saturday may have been chilly, the women participating in Aspirus’ first Beat the Winter Blues event were able to stay warm, and learn a bit in the process. more »»

Jamboree raises POW/MIA awareness

February 23, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Forgotten Eagles were formed to raise awareness of American military members who disappeared as prisoners of war or went missing in action during combat, and encourage work to bring... more »»

Houghton Cty. ranked 8th in child well-being

February 21, 2015 HANCOCK — Houghton County ranks among the top counties in the state in the new Kids Count rankings, although some of the most important economic indicators have declined statewide over the past... more »»

Fewer pipes freezing

February 21, 2015 HANCOCK — The Arctic temperatures have been around for a couple weeks, and the cold may last another week, but so far waterline freeze ups haven’t been much of a problem locally. more »»

No injuries in Hancock fire

February 20, 2015 Meghan Marquardt/Daily Mining Gazette Firefighters from the Hancock Volunteer Fire Department worked to put out a house fire early this morning. more »»

More money, new members

February 20, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Michigan Technological University Board of Control received good news about research funding, and welcomed two new board members at its meeting Thursday morning. more »»

Tech looking to up female attendance

February 20, 2015 HOUGHTON — It’s a long-standing stereotype that it’s difficult to find women at Michigan Technological University, but recruiters at the university are looking to change that. more »»

2 local educators named Teachers of the Year

February 20, 2015 CALUMET/CHASSELL — Two local teachers were recently chosen as teachers of the year by the Michigan Department of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and both of them said the designation wouldn’t have... more »»

Lake Superior almost completely ice-covered

February 20, 2015 HOUGHTON — Lake Superior is about 92 percent covered in ice after rapid buildup over the last two weeks, according to the latest data released today by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric... more »»

Keweenaw County OKs zoning changes

February 19, 2015 EAGLE RIVER — The Keweenaw County Board of Commissioners approved several changes to its zoning ordinance, primarily aimed at resort service districts in Copper Harbor and Lac La Belle, at its... more »»

Engineering workshop for girls is Saturday

February 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — Spots are filling up fast for Michigan Technological University’s Engineering Exploration Day for Girls, which will take place Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.. more »»

New Power Tour, Inc. makes management offer to HEET

February 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — Local energy-focused nonprofit New Power Tour, Inc. made a bid to take over much of the management of the Houghton Energy Efficiency Team at HEET’s regular monthly meeting Wednesday. more »»

Timbermen name Dianda top legislator

February 19, 2015 LANSING — State Representative Scott Dianda, D-Calumet, has been chosen as the 2014 Timbermen Legislator of the Year by the Michigan Association of Timbermen. more »»

Baraga relay seeking fundraisers

February 19, 2015 BARAGA — It’s just over five months until Baraga County’s first ever American Cancer Society Relay for Life, and event organizers are shifting into high gear in their efforts to recruit fundraising... more »»

Applications for unemployment aid fall to 283K

February 19, 2015 WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, a sign that a recent string of strong job gains may continue. more »»

Houghton-Keweenaw Schools closed

February 18, 2015 All schools in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties are closed today. In addition, BHK programs in the two counties are cancelled as well. more »»

 
 
 

 

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