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Flying straight: Seaplane operators, residents weigh in on Hubbell project

HUBBELL — Operators of the Isle Royale Seaplanes base in Hubbell and nearby residents weighed in on the project during a public hearing Thursday on a marina built for the plane. Isle Royale Seaplanes, which had previously operated in Ripley, plans to operate out of the Hubbell starting this ...

True to Tom’s vision: Delaware Mine open under new ownership

GRANT TOWNSHIP — The Delaware Mine opened for tours this week under new owners. Tom and Lani Poynter had owned and operated the mine since its opening on July 5, 1977, until September 2023, when Tom passed away. The mine is now owned by Tom’s daughter and her husband, Laurie and Bob ...

Backcountry outfitter opens in Copper Harbor

COPPER HARBOR — A new backcountry outfitter conducted its soft opening Sunday, when the Isle Royale Queen IV made its first trip to Isle Royale for the season. Wise Old Man of Isle Royale is located in the former Frontier Gift Shop, located at 234 Sixth Street. The store is a backcountry ...

Michigan Made offers options for Mother’s Day shoppers

HOUGHTON — For local mothers, some of the best ways to show they’re close to your heart can come through gifts close to home. Michigan Made in Houghton offers a curated collection of Michigan products. Asked to recommend a Mother’s Day gift, manager Kyllee Puuri said “Every mom ...

Get mom outdoors for Mother’s Day

CALUMET — Cross Country Sports, at 507 Oak St. in Calumet’s historic business district, has ideal gift ideas for Mother’s Day. Cross Country sports has bikes and accessories, clothing, running shoes and a wide selection of other products. “We have all kinds of different styles of ...

KBC been brewing 20 years

HOUGHTON — A Copper Country institution is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The Keweenaw Brewing Company opened for business in April 2004. Since then, the Houghton taproom has established itself as a favorite stop for locals and tourists, while the brewery in South Range ships beers such ...