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Houghton calls in fire marshal

August 2, 2016 HOUGHTON — Police reported on Monday that the state fire marshal has been called in to investigate last Friday night’s fire, which occurred at an apartment building at 511 Shelden Avenue, according... more »»

Free flights for Young Eagles Sat. at Copper Props Fly-In

August 2, 2016 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — For the fourth year, the Copper Props Fly-In will be hosting a gathering of several general aviation, experimental and owner-built airplanes, according to Henry Nordsiek. more »»

Soldiers again re-garrison Fort Wilkins

August 2, 2016 COPPER HARBOR — The Battery D, First Michigan Light Artillery reenactment organization was at Fort Wilkins this past weekend for its 32nd annual encampmen. more »»

Dial Help crisis line supported with $10K grant from City Council

August 2, 2016 HOUGHTON — The City Council approved $10,000 for Dial Help on Wednesday to help with its funding needs. more »»

Rock Finale: Powerhouse show moves people

August 1, 2016 HOUGHTON — With a set list that mixed originals with songs from the likes of Kate Bush, the Chainsmokers and Bon Jovi, PJ Olsson’s Rock Camp put on another powerhouse concert Saturday night. more »»

Incumbent is lone runner

August 1, 2016 HOUGHTON — Scott Ala is running for re-election to the Houghton County Board in an uncontested race. Ala is the Democratic representative for District 4, which consists of Houghton. more »»

Prayer Support: Relay for Life celebrates cancer fighters

August 1, 2016 By VANESSA DIETZ BARAGA — “That was hard,” cancer survivor Therese Korpi told the crowd Friday at the Baraga County Relay for Life. “I chose to go through that, and I’m glad. more »»

Detour Down the Stretch: Courts derail voting limits pushed by GOP in 3 states

August 1, 2016 CHICAGO — Courts have dealt setbacks in three states to Republican efforts that critics contend restrict voting rights — blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a... more »»

Backside Burn

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Bulldoggin’ a Blaze

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Big broadband project muscles out smaller rural providers

July 30, 2016 HOUGHTON — Steven Fitzgerald is disappointed the United States government isn’t yet including small internet and telephone providers, such as his ShoreWaves Internet company, in the funding program... more »»

Edwards eyes return to Prosecutor’s Office

July 30, 2016 HOUGHTON — Douglas Edwards, who spent 20 years as prosecutor for Houghton County, wants to regain the position. Edwards is running as an independent against incumbent Democrat Michael Makine. more »»

AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton’s speech

July 30, 2016 WASHINGTON — In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State... more »»

Quincy construction hurting businesses

July 29, 2016 HANCOCK — Rick Freeman understands the need for the reconstruction of Quincy Street in Hancock, but he’s still frustrated about the negative effect it’s had on his business. more »»

Cone withdraws from race

July 29, 2016 HOUGHTON - James Cone, the Republican candidate for Houghton County Prosecuting Attorney, announced Thursday he is withdrawing from the race to accept a job at a law firm in Georgia. more »»

Chassell voters to decide whether staying in library

July 29, 2016 CHASSELL TOWNSHIP - Chassell Township voters will decide on Tuesday whether to withdraw from the Portage Lake Library District. more »»

Porkies cabins reopen after storm

July 29, 2016 PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS WILDERNESS STATE PARK — Most Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park backcountry cabin and campsite closures were lifted this week, according to Michigan Department of Natural... more »»

Sheriff warns of Dish phone scam

July 29, 2016 HOUGHTON COUNTY — Houghton County Sheriff’s Office warns residents of a new telephone scam targeting Dish Network customer. more »»

Calumet government undergoing reshuffling

July 28, 2016 CALUMET — The Calumet Village Board will have all seven seats filled after the Nov. 8 election, but for a while Village Administrator Rob Tarvis wasn’t certain that would happen. more »»



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