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March 7, 2016 Polls for Tuesday’s Michigan presidential primary will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and registered voters can go to the polls at their usual polling places. more »»

Curling club shows off ‘new’ facility

March 7, 2016 CALUMET — Through a combination of aid from the state, generosity from the community and the work of its members, the place where the Copper Country Curling Club has called home for the past two... more »»

Poetry Out Loud contestant looking to do slamming

March 5, 2016 HOUGHTON — Two local high school students took the stage in Lansing The national poetry recitation contest begins at the school level, where students choose poems from a list of option. more »»

Jamie Iacono

March 5, 2016 NEW MEXICO — Jamie Faith Visage Iacono, 43, a former resident of Dollar Bay,left the earth for a better place on February 17, 2016. Jamie was born July 16, 1972. more »»

Land bank restriction

March 5, 2016 HOUGHTON — A bill moving through the Michigan House of Representatives, if passed, would restrict how counties take tax foreclosed properties into land banks, which Kathleen Beattie thinks would be ... more »»

Candidates file for Houghton County elections

March 5, 2016 HOUGHTON — More candidates have filed for the ballot in Houghton County elections. more »»

Disaster loans for 2015 freeze damage

March 5, 2016 L’ANSE — Businesses, agriculture co-ops, aquaculture enterprises and nonprofits hurt by the long, cold winter of 2015 can still apply for Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loans... more »»

Legal dispute holding up outside funding for KBIC

March 5, 2016 BARAGA — The Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Housing & Community Development Corporation scored a small success recently landing a $30,000 grant to support a new Keweenaw Bay Fishers’ Association. more »»

Land banks intended to assist municipalities

March 5, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Michigan Legislature approved the creation of a land bank fast-track authority in 2003, with the intention of helping local governments deal with tax foreclosed properties. more »»

Sled dog race turns tropical

February 29, 2016 CALUMET — The seventh annual CopperDog race concluded Sunday afternoon in Calumet when Dennis LaBoda of Hovland, Minnesota, finished in first position in the 150 race, with Martha Schouweiler of... more »»

Forum features area economic potential

February 29, 2016 HOUGHTON — State Re. more »»

Ski jump adds to UP’s economic possibilities

February 29, 2016 HOUGHTON — In Saturday’s forum to promote business creation and economic development opportunities in the U.P. more »»

MTU takes in $4 million more in tuition revenue

February 29, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Michigan Technological University Board of Trustees heard updates on the university’s finances at its quarterly meeting Frida. more »»

Perfect start to CopperDog

February 27, 2016 CALUMET — The Seventh Annual CopperDog 150 and CopperDog 80 sled dog races got off to a spirited start on a beautiful night with a temperature of 31 degree. more »»

Dwight Sutinen

February 27, 2016 Dwight Sutinen, 73, a resident of Calumet passed away at his home on Thursday February 25, 2016. The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements. more »»

Winding Down: Bridge project in final phase

February 27, 2016 HOUGHTON — The maintenance project for the Portage Lake Lift Bridge is winding down, but there are still a few adjustments to make, some of which will start Monday, according to Al Anderson. more »»

Mass City man arrested on criminal sexual charges

February 27, 2016 WAKEFIELD — Troopers have arrested a 19-year-old Mass City man on charges of criminal sexual conduct, according to a release from the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post. more »»

Facility’s Future: Millage change raises concerns

February 27, 2016 HANCOCK — In advance of a planned vote on a millage renewal for the Houghton County Medical Care Facility, the Houghton County Board of Commissioners held a special board meeting there Friday to hea... more »»

Tech enrollment goes up more than 2 percent

February 27, 2016 HOUGHTON - Undergraduate and graduate enrollment at Michigan Technological University is up more than 2 percent this spring over spring 2015. Total enrollment increased from 6,631 to 6,677, up 2. more »»

Testing for Zika virus is available at Health Dept.

February 27, 2016 The Centers for Disease Control is now able to test for Zika virus and is making this testing available through state health departments. more »»



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