Can you dig it?


By GRAHAM JAEHNIG gjaehnig@mininggazette.com KEWEENAW COUNTY — The Delaware Mine has a long, confusing history of ownership dating back to 1847 — according to the historical record. Learning more about the original mining done on the property, however, requires archaeology. Near the ...

Search for kayaker ongoing

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Press release ONTONAGON — The search continued Monday for a kayaker reported missing Friday afternoon in Ontonagon Township. In a Monday news release, the Michigan State Police identified the man believed to be the kayaker as Dale Venema, 74, of Ontonagon. He was reported missing ...

Key Ingredients: Sense of community

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By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette.com HANCOCK — Quincy Street was filled with food, music and people Friday night as Hancock hosted Key Ingredients. Held during Canal Run weekend, the annual two-hour event gave people a chance to hear 14 local musicians, sample foods from 12 local ...

Hancock ordinance applied to structures deemed dangerous

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By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette.com HANCOCK — The Hancock City Council approved enforcing its dangerous building ordinance in an attempt to preserve two historic city buildings at a special meeting Wednesday night. City Manager Mary Babcock said the hope is to work with the owners ...

On a power trip

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By DREYMA BERONJA For the Mining Gazette MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula residents are calling for more reliable and less expensive energy. The bipartisan Energy Reliability, Resilience and Accountability Task Force stopped on Friday at Northern Michigan University to hear from residents ...