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Appeal Denied: Appeals court upholds Nassiri conviction

April 9, 2016 HOUGHTON - The 2014 murder conviction of a Dollar Bay man who killed his wife the previous year will stand, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. more »»

Tech considers enhanced policy for family leave

April 9, 2016 HOUGHTON — In 2012, Michigan Technological University began a paid maternal leave policy, and now one university organization would like that policy to be expanded to a paid parental leave, accordin... more »»

Center gets grants to provide school resources

April 9, 2016 HANCOCK — The Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education is a valuable resource to schools throughout the five western counties of the U.. more »»

Center provides resources by divvying grants

April 9, 2016 HANCOCK — In providing programs, services, and resources to K-12 schools throughout the western U.P. more »»

Weaver’s story shows how art sustains community

April 8, 2016 CALUMET — Lorri Oikarinen has been an artist working in Calumet for decades, and she thinks art can help the village achieve a measure of sustainability and strengthen the community. more »»

Man from Pelkie killed in crash at Tiger Stadium

April 8, 2016 DETROIT (AP) — A woman is charged in connection with a crash that left an Upper Peninsula man dead on the old Tiger Stadium site in Detroit. more »»

Regional center gets grant to teach teachers to teach tech

April 8, 2016 HANCOCK — Five Upper Peninsula math and science centers have received one million dollars in funding to provide sustained professional development to middle and high school teachers. more »»

First project: How to build 3-D printer

April 8, 2016 HANCOCK — Shawn Opplinger, director of the Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Engineering, said her department has received $200,000 in funding for a two-year... more »»

Local high schools participate in athletic head injury project

April 7, 2016 CALUMET — At the start of the 2015-16 school year, 70 member schools of the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) across the state were invited to participate in one of two testing... more »»

Machine shops see shortage of local training

April 7, 2016 HANCOCK — Baraga County has historically high unemployment, says Alan Dantes, CNC Manager for L’Anse Manufacturing, but his company is almost always hiring. more »»

Township starts planning 150th anniversary

April 7, 2016 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — Celebrating the 150th anniversary of anything is usually a pretty big deal, and people in Calumet Township are considering ways to acknowledge that milestone for the township. more »»

Newspaper ad clients report scam

April 7, 2016 HOUGHTON — Daily Mining Gazette publisher Michael Scott has received reports from advertisement clients of a scam, in which a party called a client asking if he or she would like to run an ad in an... more »»

After-school art classes sneak in academics

April 7, 2016 CALUMET — When Calumet Great Explorations after-school students got to the Calumet Art Center Tuesday, their focus was on their projects, making paintings of local minerals and finishing up weaving... more »»

Quincy Report: MDOT updates Hancock residents, business owners on road project

April 6, 2016 HANCOCK — Representatives of the Michigan Department of Transportation gave an overview of the upcoming Quincy Street reconstruction Tuesday, and answered many questions of residents and business... more »»

Residents get Quincy project plan, schedule

April 6, 2016 HANCOCK — Exactly what is going to be done during the reconstruction of Quincy Street in Hancock was explained Tuesday by Al Anderson during a public meeting about the project. more »»

KCF Gold event raises $33,000

April 6, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Keweenaw Community Foundation held its annual Keweenaw Gold fundraiser awards dinner March 22 at the Continental Fire Club in Houghton and raised over $33,000, which will go toward... more »»

Skateboard group to hold deck art auction fundraiser

April 6, 2016 The Houghton Skatepark Group is sponsoring a Skateboard Deck Charity Auction at the Keweenaw Brewing Company this Thursday from 7-9 p.m. The event will feature work from more than local artists. more »»

10 things to know today: Wednesday, April 6, 2016

April 6, 2016 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. more »»

Late winter blast standard UP weather: meteorologist

April 5, 2016 HOUGHTON — It may look like December outdoors, but it’s really not unusual for the ground to be snow-covered in early spring in the Upper Peninsula, according to Dave Petrovich. more »»

 
 

 

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