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Get onto — not into — the water

Part Seven: Setup to set off This is one in a series of staff writer Graham Jaehnig’s personal experiences as a beginner kayaker. You have selected and purchased your kayak, life preserver, paddles and straps. What’s next? Find a place where you can paddle. However, for those of us ...

Carmakers and the UAW are talking

The United Auto Workers and Detroit’s Big Three carmakers resumed talks aimed at ending a strike now in its fourth day, and under the threat that the walkout could soon spread. Stellantis said it resumed negotiations with the union Monday and described the talks as “constructive.” A ...

In the big picture

HOUGHTON — The portraits hanging on the back wall of the Houghton County Courthouse form a chain of judicial history going back more than 70 years. The latest link was added Friday afternoon, when former 12th Circuit Court Judge Charles Goodman was presented with his official portrait. ...

Temple Jacob damage trial set for 2024

MARQUETTE — The trial of a Hancock man accused of vandalizing Temple Jacob with anti-Semitic graffiti in 2019 is now scheduled for January. Nathan Weeden appeared in U.S. District Court for a status conference Friday. His trial was originally scheduled for October before his new attorney ...

Parade of Nations takes community around the world

HOUGHTON — The culture and cuisine of dozens of countries were celebrated again Saturday during the 34th Parade of Nations and Multicultural Food Festival. About 40 countries marched in this year’s parade, said Chair Machel Borsum, manager of international student and scholar services at ...

Finlandia Foundation National seeks $3 Million for heritage project

PASADENA, CA – Finlandia Foundation National (FFN) has launched a “Saving Finland in America” fundraising campaign to support its acquisition of the cultural and historical assets of the Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC) on the campus of the now-closed Finlandia University in ...