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Bridge history preserved in documentary

June 17, 2016 ISHPEMING — The narration of a 1950s Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) documentary film highlights the geographical and historical reasons behind the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, one of the... more »»

Hospital holds groundbreaking

June 17, 2016 ONTONAGON — Join State Rep. Scott Dianda, D-Calumet, Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital and community leaders at a groundbreaking celebration this week. more »»

10 things to know today: Friday, June 17, 2016

June 17, 2016 By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: . more »»

Bridgefest Change

June 16, 2016 HOUGHTON — With the ongoing reconstruction project on Quincy Street in Hancock, this year’s Bridgefest parade will take place entirely in Houghton. more »»

Baraga discusses options for courthouse exterior repairs

June 16, 2016 L’ANSE — Baraga County Board of Commissioners discussed needed site repairs to exterior structures at the county courthouse in L’Anse at its Monday meeting. Treasurer Anne T. more »»

Millage defeat puts residents at risk

June 16, 2016 HOUGHTON — The defeat of a 2010 millage request for a new jail put the county in a precarious situation, and also poses a number of risks to residents, Eric Forsberg, Houghton County administrator,... more »»

Baraga, KBIC working on ORV complaints

June 16, 2016 BARAGA — Baraga Village and Keweenaw Bay Indian Community police departments are working together on complaints about off-road-vehicle use in the village. Baraga Village Police Lt. more »»

Lack of millage delays road repair

June 16, 2016 In maintaining local roads, county road commissions must rely on small millages assessed by townships for funding, so something like a resurfacing project sometimes can take years to save up the... more »»

Silent Reflection

June 15, 2016 HOUGHTON — A silent circle of people listened to the names of the 49 people killed in Saturday’s mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando during a ceremony at Michigan Technological University. more »»

Raffle to fund elevator for Calumet Theatre

June 15, 2016 CALUMET — The goal of constructing an elevator to the ballroom of the Calumet Theatre is very close, but Laura Miller said exactly when the project will start depends on the success of the theatre’... more »»

Jail millage still a disappointment to the county

June 15, 2016 HOUGHTON — Six years ago, Houghton County residents voted on a requested millage for a new jail. The millage proposal lost by a huge margin, according to Eric Forsberg, Houghton County administrato. more »»

Baraga approves street projects

June 15, 2016 BARAGA — The Village Council accepted two bids from MD Contracting, Inc. Tuesday for street projects in the village. The first bid, for $119,571.50, is to pave Fifth Street. more »»

MTU selects new provost for Graduate School

June 15, 2016 HOUGHTON – Michigan Technological University announced that Pushpalatha Murthy, currently the associate dean of the Graduate School, has been selected as the new associate provost for Graduate... more »»

Jail will remain a dungeon

June 14, 2016 HOUGHTON — By state law, a county jail must be located within the boundaries of the county seat. In the case of Houghton County, that would be within the city of Houghto. more »»

County lacks funds for cop cars

June 14, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Houghon County Sheriff’s Department has just one car in its fleet with under 100,000 miles, according to Sheriff Brian McLean. more »»

Cops search for larceny suspect

June 14, 2016 ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office is looking for suspects in the larceny of an automobile. The Sheriff's Office received a call at 8:13 a.m. more »»

Scholarships awarded earlier

June 14, 2016 LAKE LINDEN - Students in Lake Linden-Hubbell High Schools' Early College program who received scholarships will now be able to receive them upon graduatin. more »»

10 things to know today: Tuesday, June 14, 1016

June 14, 2016 By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. more »»

Ghost Signs

June 13, 2016 CALUMET — In many Copper Country communities there are features, some more than 100 years old, which even long-term residents haven’t noticed, and a Keweenaw National Historical Park tour on Saturda... more »»

Grant aids Lake Linden industrial arts students

June 13, 2016 LAKE LINDEN — Building materials just keep getting more expensive. more »»



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