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Growing together

HOUGHTON — As Houghton goes into a master planning process, its planning commission heard from a Michigan Technological University administrator Tuesday on the university’s upcoming master plan update. Tech’s board of trustees will be asked to approve the campus’s latest master plan ...

Why are veterans dying by suicide?

While anyone can experience suicide risks, certain groups have substantially higher rates of suicide than the general U.S. population the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on June 15, 2022. Veterans bear a disproportionate — but preventable burden. Tragically, out of ...

Calumet Theatre reviews 2022 season

CALUMET — Calumet Theatre Co. Board President Dan Jamison at the Annual Members Meeting on Monday, gave members a Power Point presentation on the progress of the theater Since 2021. The presentation provided a chronology of events over the past year that, he said, demonstrates that the ...

Ian makes landfall in southwest Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hurricane Ian made landfall Wednesday in southwest Florida as one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the U.S., swamping streets with water and smashing trees along the coast while moving at a crawl that threatened catastrophic flooding across a wide ...

‘They never came home’

HOUGHTON — A 5K walk/run at Michigan Technological University Saturday will raise awareness of prisoners of war and those missing in action, while also serving as a fundraiser for the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Hubbell. The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps’ Arnold Air ...

Fundraiser set for bass player

KEWEENAW COUNTY — A fundraiser for well-known and popular musician and Keweenaw County mail carrier, Ken "KO" Olsen will take place at the Mohawk American Legion Hall on Sat. Oct. 8, 2022 from 3-6 p.m. Longtime and popular accordionist Jim Enrietti and his wife, Teri, will provide ...