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Police blotter

City of Houghton Sept. 23 • 7:20 a.m., Alarm, Fairview • 8:50 a.m., Alarm, MacInnes Drive • 9:50 a.m. Assist, assist external agency • 11:00 a.m., Escort, Lakeshore Drive, ATV escort • 11:15 a.m., Escort, Lakeshore Drive, ATV escort • 2:30 p.m. Escort, Lakeshore ...

Polka in South Range

SOUTH RANGE — While communities throughout the Copper Country seem to be letting longstanding cultural identities slip by the wayside, South Range, in Adams Township, is the last holdout for traditional polka music and dancing. After approximately 10 years of inactivity, South Range Fourth ...

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 ...

‘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 ...