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Benishek opposes nuclear waste storage plan

May 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Crystal Falls, reaffirmed his opposition Thursday to Canadian storage of nuclear waste from power plants underground, less than a half-mile from Lake Huro. more »»

Municipal League award for L’Anse’s safety record

May 9, 2015 L’ANSE - The Michigan Municipal League has recognized the Village of L’Anse as one of the 16 safest communities in the state to work for. more »»

Weather Storm Spotter Presentations

May 9, 2015 HOUGHTON?— Each year, the National Weather Service in Marquette gives Severe Weather Storm Spotter Training Presentations across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. more »»

Bad Roads

May 8, 2015 HOUGHTON — ”Bam!” Elizabet Ruonavaara is familiar with the jolt that comes from driving on Coal Dock Road for the past eight years. “It’s bad,” said the Franklin Township resident. more »»

KBIC to support Ojibwa language option in schools

May 8, 2015 BARAGA — When L’Anse and Baraga high school students return to classes next fall, they’ll have a new option for fulfilling their two-year world language requirement — Ojibwa. more »»

From Calumet to California

May 8, 2015 CALUMET?—?Top students from Calumet High School are attending the Business Professionals of America (BPA) 2015 National Leadership Conference, “Imagine, Believe, Become” in Anaheim, CA. more »»

Raffle to benefit LBFE services

May 8, 2015 HANCOCK — The staff at Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly are hoping 600 people will think $25 is a good investment for a return of $5,000 from the organization’s fourth annual cash raffl. more »»

Wildfire extinguished near Mass City

May 8, 2015 GREENLAND TOWNSHIP — The Greenland and Rockland Fire Departments, along with the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office, worked for more than an hour Thursday to suppress a wildfire about one mile west o... more »»

Going batty

May 7, 2015 HOUGHTON — When Jennifer Kimball began researching North American bats as part of a capstone project for her bachelor’s degree in integrated science, she soon came across a harsh realit. more »»

Streets, public works addressed at Houghton budget meetings

May 7, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton City Manager Eric Waara met with the Houghton City Council to review projects in several funds at its budget meeting Wednesda. more »»

Streets, public works addressed at Houghton budget meetings

May 7, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton City Manager Eric Waara met with the Houghton City Council to review projects in several funds at its budget meeting Wednesda. more »»

FinnFest revenues distributed to local groups

May 7, 2015 The board of directors of FinnFestUSA 2013 has begun distributing the revenue generated by its successful festival of nearly two years ago, according to a written statement from the boar. more »»

Tech Bioathlon competition sparks interest in science

May 7, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Michigan Technological University Department of Biological Sciences Bioathlon is in its 26th year, and its longevity may be attributable to its popularity with both students and... more »»

Simple rule stops invasive insects: Don’t move firewood

May 7, 2015 HOUGHTON — In the second half of her presentation Thursday, Fort Wilkins State Park Ranger Jennifer Kimball discussed some of the invasive insect species that prey on western U.P. trees. more »»

Help for home

May 6, 2015 HOUGHTON — For Nepalese students attending Michigan Technological University, the huge April 25 earthquake in Nepal is not just a tragedy read about or seen on television, it’s something very real... more »»

Proposal 1 crashes and burns

May 6, 2015 COPPER COUNTRY — Road commission officials in Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties are disappointed Proposal 1 was soundly defeated by the voters Tuesday, and they think it’s more... more »»

KBIC helps kill Proposal 1 measure with ad campaign

May 6, 2015 BARAGA — After about a week of tribally sponsored print and radio advertising urging voters to oppose Proposal 1 at the polls, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community leader Jennifer Misegan was happy with th... more »»

Programs at the Calumet Library

May 6, 2015 CALUMET? — The Calumet Public Library has a variety of programs lined up for this summer, and welcomes patrons to share the information with visiting friends and family. more »»

Local voters tend to back millages

May 6, 2015 HOUGHTON — While Proposal 1 fared about as well locally as in the rest of the state, local voters were in favor of new and renewed millages in their area. more »»



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