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Press Releases

Some trails reopen as Isle Royale wildfire continues

ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK — As firefighters make progress containing the Mt. Franklin wildfire at Isle Royale National Park, some trails are being reopened. Favorable weather over the past two days and efforts from the National Park Service and wildland firefighters slowed the spread of the ...

Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrests alleged meth distributor

ONTONAGON — A Mohawk man was arrested Thursday after a one-year UPSET (Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team investigation. Gregory Knuuttila, 43, of Mohawk was later arraigned on a charge of possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, a 20-year felony.  UPSET detectives had ...

17 annual Kid’s Fishing Derby in Calumet

The Calumet Keweenaw Sportsmen’s Club will be hosting our 17th annual Kid’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, July 16th, 2022 at Swedetown Pond in Calumet. This is a free event, with prizes and a hot dog lunch provided for participants and attendees. Fishing poles and bait will be available for ...

EPA Awards $75,000 Environmental Justice Grant to KBIC

CHICAGO, Ill. — Tuesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it has awarded $75,000 to the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community under the Environmental Justice Small Grants program. The funding will provide support to identify legacy and current environmental pollutants in the ...

MSU College of Human Medicine UP Campus students train throughout the area

MARQUETTE — Medical students from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Upper Peninsula Campus/Region receive firsthand experience practicing rural family medicine alongside area physicians during their four-week Rural Family Medicine rotation. This selective gives medical ...

Second annual Puppy Parade is April 27

HOUGHTON — On Wednesday, April 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dial Help will host the second annual Puppy Parade for Sexual Assault Awareness at Kestner Park on the waterfront in Houghton. The event is free and open to the public. “We would love to have you pledge your support to survivors ...