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57 years a Ranger: Deploying Ranger III as jack-of-all-trades keeps Isle Royale running

August 21, 2015 HOUGHTON — It’s a good thing the Ranger III isn’t on the National Park Service payroll, because figuring out the job descriptions would make all kinds of trouble for accounting. more »»

Ranger III by the numbers

August 21, 2015 • Commissioned: November 1957 • Commissioned cost: $1. more »»

Finlandia students moving in this week

August 21, 2015 HANCOCK — Finlandia Hall is filling up. Students at Finlandia University began moving in Thursday. The incoming freshman class will be around 300 students, admissions director Travis Hanson said. more »»

Poll: No digital divide among black, white millennials

August 21, 2015 WASHINGTON — A new poll finds African-American millennials say they are just as engaged in getting news online as their white counterparts, further debunking a long-held belief that people of color... more »»

View vs. erosion: Hancock residents seek common ground on DNR trail trimming

August 20, 2015 HANCOCK — In a packed council chamber Wednesday during the regular meeting of the Hancock City Council, residents on both sides of the issue regarding the trimming of brush on the Michigan Departmen... more »»

Tech hosts computer science workshop for K-12 teachers

August 20, 2015 HOUGHTON — Computer science is one of the most useful skills a student can acquire as they prepare for the world. more »»

Governor appoints President Mroz to Michigan Education Trust board

August 20, 2015 HOUGHTON?— Governor Rick Snyder has appointed Michigan Tech President Glenn Mroz to the board of the Michigan Education Trust (MET). more »»

HMS to hold Sneak Peek event

August 20, 2015 HANCOCK ?— Hancock Middle School will be hosting the 12th annual Sneak Peek for all incoming sixth graders on Thursday, August 27, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Sylvia J. Eskola Auditorium. more »»

Book signing: Library hosts reading of UP women’s writing

August 20, 2015 CALUMET — The U.P. can be a hard place to make a living and raise a family, said Charmi Keranen. more »»

Caregivers’ workshop to take place in Houghton

August 20, 2015 HOUGHTON? — Creating Confident Caregivers is a new program in select regions of Michigan for family caregivers of persons with dementia or memory loss. more »»

Residents: Uphold housing standards

August 20, 2015 HANCOCK — During the public comment period at the regular meeting of the Hancock City Council Wednesday, some residents spoke about their concerns regarding the condition of some houses in the city. more »»

Court date set for 4 men in Esky meth case

August 20, 2015 By JENNY?LANCOUR Daily Press ESCANABA — Three Escanaba residents and a Florida man - each charged with a 20-year felony of operating a methamphetamine lab - are scheduled to appear for their... more »»

Lights out for home solar? Pending bill ends net metering

August 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — Last spring, Jason Blough invested $23,000 in a 9-kilowatt, self-installed solar array at his Chassell home. more »»

Hanka Homestead to host heritage day

August 19, 2015 ASKEL?— The Hanka Homestead Finnish Museum in Askel is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its restoration and opening as an open-air museum this Saturday with its 2nd annual Hanka Homestead Family... more »»

Dianda hosting energy town hall

August 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — As Michigan deals with a variety of energy issues, the Upper Peninsula has unique challenges above and beyond the rest of the state, with some consumers paying as much as 24 cents per... more »»

Finlandia gallery displays art from computer games

August 19, 2015 HANCOCK — The idea of computer gaming as art may seem like a strange pairing, but for artist and game designer Josh Fishburn it’s a natural combination. more »»

CCISD raises meal reimbursement rates

August 19, 2015 HANCOCK — Meal reimbursement rates at the Copper Country Intermediate School District are being brought up to federal levels. more »»

Bond issue for facilities

August 18, 2015 HOUGHTON — From aging carpets to a beat-up football field, Houghton-Portage Township Schools is looking at a potential bond issue to address items in the district in need of replacement. more »»

87-year-old man drowns

August 18, 2015 STANTON TOWNSHIP — James Johnson, 87, of the Houghton Canal area, drowned in Lake Superior in Stanton Township Saturday. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department responded about 11 a.. more »»



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