Celebrate National Voter Registration Month


Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson marked the start of National Voter Registration Month today, encouraging eligible Michigan citizens to register in September. “Our democracy is at its best when everyone has a seat at the table,” said Secretary Benson. “Michiganders now have more ...

TV6’s loss

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The news of meteorologist Karl Bohnak’s departure from the WLUC TV6 news team is disturbing, both because it happened at all, and because of the disagreement between Bohnak and the station’s management that brought it about. While I do not side with Bohnak in his dispute ...

Birthday wishes

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Monday, September 20, Retired City Foreman Daniel Harry is turning 80 years old. Before retiring about 15 years ago, Daniel spent many tireless hours working on projects to improve, beautify and maintain the city of Houghton. With his fellow coworkers, he spent much of his ...

Renters also need to be prepared


September is National Preparedness Month and the Michigan Department of Insurance & Financial Services (DIFS) is reminding college students and other renters about the importance of purchasing a renters insurance policy to protect their belongings in the event of storm damage, fire, or ...

Marking Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month


Studies already have indicated alcohol consumption rose during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially among women, mostly attributed to stress. The dangers of disease — liver, heart, cancer — are higher for women, the amount of alcohol that can be consumed in relative safety lower. Drug use, ...

Twin Lakes Fire thanks

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Twin Lakes Fire Department would like to thank all the Copper Country businesses for helping us host the Firefighters Tournament. The donations were overwhelming. Thank you to all who volunteered to make this day fun for all involved. Kudos to all the Departments for ...