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Superheroes on the Run virtual race

MARQUETTE – Superior Arts Youth Theater (SAYT) is holding their fourth annual Superheroes On the Run 1 Mile, 5K, and 10K fundraiser as a virtual race now through July 10. A virtual race can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. Runners are encouraged to time themselves and run, ...

Protesters hold Juneteenth march

HOUGHTON — Holding signs like “Stop Killing Black People” and “Silence is Violence,” about 40 people marched across the Portage Lake Lift Bridge Friday to protest racial injustice and commemorate Juneteenth. “There’s a quote that ‘We don’t want it to be a moment, it’s a ...

Laurium village councilor resigns

LAURIUM – The Laurium Village Council held its regular June meeting over Zoom Wednesday evening. During the meeting, it was made public that village councilor Loralee Miller had formally resigned her seat because she will be moving out of the village. “I think she’s been a real asset to ...

Officials concerned over citizen-planned event

LAKE LINDEN — A local business owner announced plans to hold a fireworks display to replace Lake Linden’s canceled Fourth of July celebration at Thursday’s meeting of the Lake Linden Village Council, drawing concerns from village officials that the resulting crowd would violate the ...

Houghton County Historical Society cancels summer season

The Houghton County Historical Society board has decided, with regret, to cancel our 2020 summer season. To maintain the safety of patrons and staff from the uncertainty of the Coronavirus, we have decided to err on the side of caution, curtailing operations for the foreseeable future. We will ...