Early outlooks on strike of 1913 pessimistic at best


The mine strike of 1913, which officially began on July 23, was not yet four months old when Mining and Engineering World printed an editorial in its Nov. 15, 1913 edition titled “Why the Lake Copper Strike Will Fail.” The editorial began by saying that while at the time the article was ...

Safety for hunting from tree stands

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Michigan DNR release A common way of deer hunting is from an elevated tree stand. With archery season starting in a few days, it’s a great time to brush up on how to stay safe when hunting from a tree. Keep these safety tips in mind the next time you’re in an elevated stand. • Wear a ...

County OKs purchase of potential jail site

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HOUGHTON — Houghton County is a step closer to a new jail. The county board unanimously approved a $1.2 million purchase agreement for the First Apostolic Lutheran Church property on Sharon Avenue in Houghton at a special meeting Thursday morning. The money will come from the county’s ...

Back to College Avenue?

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HOUGHTON — Two-way traffic will hopefully resume on College Avenue by late October, though some construction could have to wait until next spring. City engineer Andrew Keranen of U.P. Engineers & Architects gave a status update to the Houghton City Council Wednesday. He addressed the ...

Do not be afraid: Fear is part of recovery

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[Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series that addresses the emotions that those in recovery come to experience once their brains are free of chemicals and begins to heal, and why longterm aftercare is essential to avoiding relapsing.] Recovery from substance use disorder, ...

Baraga, Houghton approve budgets

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HOUGHTON — Houghton and Baraga counties approved budgets for the coming fiscal year at special meetings this week. Houghton County approved its 2023 fiscal year budget Thursday morning. The general fund budget includes $10,888,132 in expenditures versus $10,905,431 in ...