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And the race is on...

February 28, 2015 CALUMET — From the dogs eager to run, to the mushers making preparations up to the last second, to the crowds packing Fifth Street in Calumet to see them off, everyone was excited for Friday’s... more »»

 
 
 
A look into the past of Hancock

February 28, 2015 HOUGHTON — The history of Hancock from the late 19th century forward was recorded in hundreds of photographs, and some of those photographs are the subject of a presentation March 12 at Michigan... more »»

1 injured in snowmobile accident

February 28, 2015 CENTRAL — At 11:30 a.m. Thursday, deputies from the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single-vehicle snowmobile accident on Trail No. more »»

Village of Baraga passes $2M budget

February 28, 2015 BARAGA — The Baraga Village Council unanimously passed its annual budget Wednesday, at a special meeting held just a few days before the start of the new fiscal year March 1. more »»

Man injured in Schoolcraft Twp. snowmobile crash

February 27, 2015 SCHOOLCRAFT TOWNSHIP — Troopers from the Michigan State Police Calumet post were dispatched to a single-vehicle personal-injury snowmobile accident, which occurred at approximately 2:37 a.. more »»

IS militants abduct more Christians

February 27, 2015 BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants seized more Christians from their homes in northeastern Syria in the past three days, bringing the total number abducted by the extremist group to over 220,... more »»

Readying for race day

February 27, 2015 CALUMET — When CopperDog 150 mushers and dogs hit the trail tonight, they’ll have a 12-person professional veterinary team on hand, dedicated to the dogs’ health and safety. more »»

Colder than the coldest: Record set on Thursday

February 27, 2015 HOUGHTON — The persistent cold covering the Midwest of the country may be about to break temporarily, but while it was here, it set some records, including at Houghton County Memorial Airport,... more »»

A call for accountability

February 27, 2015 LANSING — State Rep. Scott Dianda, D-Calumet, wants more accountability from the Michigan Department of Transportation. more »»

Another hat in the ring

February 27, 2015 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — Calumet Township has joined Houghton in the quest to be named Kraft Hockeyville USA, and John Carroll thinks the Calumet Colosseum has a pretty good chance to win the title for th... more »»

No school again today

February 26, 2015 The frigid temperatures coupled with wind chills in excess of minus 20 degrees has forced the closure of schools throughout the region for the second time this week. more »»

Is Houghton Hockeyville?

February 26, 2015 By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette.com HOUGHTON — Which American city can truly be considered Hockeyville? The birthplace of professional hockey believes it has the answer. more »»

Revamping, reforming

February 26, 2015 HOUGHTON — A total of 1,677 undergraduate students participated in the democratic process on Michigan Technological University’s campus over the past month, coming out to vote on a revamped... more »»

Getting the job done

February 26, 2015 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — The new Franklin Township Hall was expected to be ready for occupancy by March 1. more »»

Making a difference

February 26, 2015 Courtesy photo Representatives of both the PHFoundation and Phoenix House were on hand to present and accept a check in the amount of $14,669 to start a new transitional program at the Phoenix Hous. more »»

WISE girls

February 25, 2015 HOUGHTON — Seventh- and eighth-grade girls got a sampling of what engineering has to offer them and vice-versa at Michigan Technological University’s Get WISE (Get Women in Science and Engineering)... more »»

Creating Community

February 25, 2015 By MEGHAN MARQUARDT mmarquardt@mininggazett. more »»

Family affair: Science at PLDL

February 25, 2015 HOUGHTON — Keeping the attention of a group of about 50 elementary school children can be difficult at any time, but some Michigan Technological University students were able to do that Tuesday... more »»

Family affair: Science at PLDL

February 25, 2015 HOUGHTON — Keeping the attention of a group of about 50 elementary school children can be difficult at any time, but some Michigan Technological University students were able to do that Tuesday... more »»

A lot to learn about Isle Royale

February 25, 2015 HOUGHTON — Archaeological finds on Isle Royale and throughout the Lake Superior area have revealed much about the indigenous Native American Cultures that have populated the region for the last... more »»

L'Anse hikes utility rates

February 24, 2015 L’ANSE — The L’Anse Village Council voted unanimously to raise water, sewer and electric rates Monday, at its regular council meeting. more »»

 
 
 

 

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