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Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office. With the Capitol secured by armed ...

COVID continues to interfere with CLK classes

CALUMET TOWNSHIP — While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to curtail international travel, it also continues to obstruct technology classes at Calumet High School, said Industrial Technology teachers Rob Bolshen and Corey Soumis. Two Finnish cultural projects have been repeatedly put on ...

Baraga County officials: We won’t enforce COVID restrictions

L’ANSE — In a letter Monday night, Baraga County officials said they would no longer enforce the state’s COVID-19 restrictions in the county. Described by the officials as a “manifesto,” the letter was posted Monday night on a Facebook page for Brogan’s recent sheriff campaign. ...

Huntzinger resigns from village council

ONTONAGON — What was expected, addressed at an Ontonagon Village Council Meeting, and had posts on social media, came to fruition. With no one on the ballot this past November, Jessica Huntzinger was elected to the council, but had never attended a single meeting. Huntzinger’s first ...

Michigan bans open carry of guns inside state Capitol

LANSING, Mich. — A state panel on Monday banned the open carry of guns in Michigan’s Capitol, a week after an armed mob rioted in the U.S. Capitol and following a plot last year to storm the statehouse. Moves to ban weapons at the statehouse have been pushed since April, when protesters ...

Snowmobile accident turns deadly

A personal injury snowmobile crash that occurred on Jan. 2 has become fatal, according to a release from the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s office. At 5:10 p.m. on Jan. 2, deputies from the Sheriff’s Office responded to the snowmobile crash on Trail No. 3, near Gratiot Lake Road, where ...