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Copper Country Ford: there to serve you

Business

The home of the “Real Deal,” Copper Country Ford is making it easy for you to find the new or pre-enjoyed vehicle as simple as safely staying in your home and going to their website; www.coppercountryford.com. It is there you can search for the car or truck they have and you want. “For ...

Swift’s Hardware still open, ready for your needs

Business

While most storefronts are closed due to COVID-19, Swift’s Hardware of Houghton remains open seven days per week, if on temporarily restructured hours. The 150-year-old business run has adopted updated policies including curbside pickup to make sure that customers’ needs are met while ...

Houghton officials urge mercy from landlords

Front Page

HOUGHTON — With many people’s finances precarious due to COVID-19, Houghton officials urged landlords to grant some leeway to delinquent tenants.  At Wednesday’s meeting, Richelle Winkler, an associate professor of sociology and demography at Michigan Technological University, said ...

CHS/SHHS All School Reunion info

Local News

In these uncertain times the CHS/SHHS All School Reunion Association has received several inquiries regarding the All School Reunion Festival scheduled for July 16 through 18. We feel that it is too early to make a decision at this time as to whether to hold or cancel the reunion. We will ...

Houghton-Keweenaw Conservation District’s 2020 Tree sale canceled

Local News

The Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District (HKCD)is very sorry to inform you that HKCD is canceling Tree Sale 2020 due to the spread of Covid-19. Governor Whitmer issued a “Stay Safe, Stay Home” order directing that all but the most necessary activities outside the home be curtailed. ...

Aspirus COVID-19 press briefing – EMS COVID-19 transport

Press Releases

Aspirus System System Director of Pre-hospital Services talked about how Aspirus Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic as well as continuing to provide emergency services to the community. One Aspirus transport vehicle has been specially outfitted to deal with ...

Nessel responds to FAQs on executive orders

Press Releases

LANSING — Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office has received hundreds of phone calls, emails and social media posts from Michiganders asking how Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders impact them, and in response to those questions, Nessel will issue videos regularly to provide answers ...

Treasury: taxpayers, tax preparers be ready for stimulus scams

Press Releases

Michigan’s taxpayers and tax preparers should be extra vigilant for federal stimulus scams, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. With many taxpayers receiving federal stimulus checks directly deposited into their banking accounts, scammers are boosting their phishing attempts ...

Potential COVID-19 site exposures in Ironwood, Wisconsin

Press Releases

IRONWOOD – The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department (WUPHD) has identified sites that were visited by an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. Local residents visiting these sites may be at a higher risk for exposure as the virus can remain airborne for at least three hours and ...

Some people are ignoring shelter-in-place orders

Local News

HANCOCK — In response to escalating positive tests confirming COVID-19 across the state, including the Upper Peninsula, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a shelter-in-place executive order on Monday, March 23, to take effect at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. Under the governor’s order, people can only ...

Calumet competes in High School Bowl

Local News

MARQUETTE – The Calumet Copper Kings played the Superior Central Cougars in the semi-finals of High School Bowl and won by a score of 280-200. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin field teams for WNMU-TV's High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 42 years on the ...