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Then and now: Copper Country has rich history of making, enjoying music

October 3, 2015 Music has been an important part of Copper Country life since the early 1840s. In fact, music was significant enough that local pioneers wrote of it when creating local histories. more »»

USDA accepting project applications

October 3, 2015 U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Michigan James J. Turner announced Friday the agency is currently accepting applications for the Rural Energy for America Program. more »»

Work in progress

October 2, 2015 HOUGHTON — A planned new subdivision in Houghton should begin construction in the spring, according to a representative of the company developing the property. more »»

Routes redrawn

October 2, 2015 By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette. more »»

Wabanung campus’ new classes, services shown off at open house

October 2, 2015 L’ANSE — Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College has been growing by leaps and bounds since the opening of its Wabanung Campus in L’Anse last fall. more »»

Tech gets MPSERS refund of more than $11M

October 2, 2015 HOUGHTON — As the result of a recalculation of liability on a state retirement program, Michigan Technological University and six other state universities, received several million dollars in refund... more »»

Tech FAN holding spaghetti dinner

October 2, 2015 The Michigan Tech Husky Food Access Network is holding a Spaghetti Philanthropy Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church to benefit the campus food pantry. more »»

Online accommodations: Airbnb offers places to stay when hotels get filled up

October 1, 2015 TRAP ROCK VALLEY — Joan Chadde started offering space in her Trap Rock Valley home to travelers through the online accommodation company Airbnb in June, and so far the experience has been good for... more »»

Baraga trail route released; partners now seeking grants

October 1, 2015 BARAGA — Stakeholders from government and community groups throughout Baraga County gathered at the Ojibwa Casino Wednesday to hear engineering recommendations for a proposed non-motorized trail tha... more »»

State bar president visits Copper Country

October 1, 2015 HANCOCK — Lori Buiteweg won’t be sworn in as president of the State Bar of Michigan for another week, but she’s already getting a head start on her duties. more »»

Career Fair draws record number of companies

September 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — Tiffany Claflin already had a job with Ford Motor Company, but she attended the Michigan Technological University Career Fair Tuesday anyway because she wanted to talk to representatives... more »»

Cider time

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Electric hike: UPPCO’s proposal to raise rates needs state commission approval

September 30, 2015 LANSING — Upper Peninsula Power Company has requested Michigan Public Service Commission approval for a minimum 6. more »»

Public hearing to be held

September 30, 2015 L’ANSE — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will host a public hearing on the L’Anse Warden power plant’s draft air quality renewable operating permit at 6 p.m. Oct. more »»

Pelkie man gets 45 days for drug sale

September 30, 2015 L’ANSE — One of the defendants in a multi-agency Baraga County drug bust from last year was sentenced to 45 days in jail Tuesday. more »»

Skaters discuss potential park

September 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — A meeting to examine possibilities for a concrete skate park in Houghton drew about 40 people Tuesday nigh. more »»

Pump bump: Hancock gas station car crash causes fire

September 29, 2015 HANCOCK — There is no date set yet for the replacement for gas pumps damaged in a car crash Saturday night in Hancock. About 11:47 p.m. more »»

KBIC voter registration deadline Thursday

September 29, 2015 BARAGA — The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community will be holding primary elections for four tribal council seats and tribal chief judge on Oct. more »»

Confronting bullying betters communities

September 29, 2015 HANCOCK — Some adults may think of bullying as just a harmless activity some children take part in, but it’s been shown bullying can have serious consequences for those being bullied and even for th... more »»

Motorhead meeting

September 29, 2015 HOUGHTON — Christian Yao’s main ride is a big, classic Chevy truck, with 37-inch wheels for off-roading. more »»



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