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Press Releases

Focus on being sustainable this holiday

Have a sustainable holiday! What is a sustainable holiday? A holiday season that keeps in mind the earth’s resources consumed and the waste produced, making thoughtful choices about entertaining, decorating, traveling, and gift giving. The Copper Country Recycling Initiative has some ...

Crash victims ID’d; driver arraigned

HOUGHTON — The victims in a fatal crash in Chassell Township Friday have been identified. Jennifer Rajala, 35, of Covington and Lacey Rajala, 30, of Chassell were killed in the early morning crash. The crash occurred about 2:20 a.m. Friday at the intersection of the Chassell-Painesdale ...

Man arrested on drug charges

COVINGTON — A Pelkie man alleged to have brought large quantities of methamphetamine and cocaine into Baraga County was arrested Saturday after a yearlong Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) investigation. UPSET detectives had made several undercover purchases of both drugs ...

ATTENTION CALUMET SCHOOL BOARD VOTERS

This is a public service announcement for the voters for the Calumet Public Schools in Calumet Township, Osceola Township and Schoolcraft Township. Please be advised that the ballots for Calumet School Board members currently states: “Vote for not more than 3.” It should read: “Vote ...

November midterm election candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Copper Country (LWVCC) and the Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce is convening a Candidate Forum to be held for State Senate 38th District, State Representative Houghton County Sheriff, Houghton County Commissioners District 2, District 3 and District 5 who are on ...