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South Range Cemetery honors veterans

July 23, 2016 ADAMS TOWNSHIP — “All gave some, some gave all. more »»

The Waddell men take action

July 23, 2016 Michigan’s Governor, Woodbridge Ferris, had wanted people and property protected from the violence of rioting strikers when what became known as the Strike of 1913 began in July of that year. more »»

Plenty of places to rent ATVs in the UP

July 22, 2016 The Upper Peninsula of Michigan has many ATV trails and back roads for great riding, and many places to rent ATVs. more »»

The labor strike takes shape

July 8, 2016 The Western Federation of Miners had, from its beginning, acquired a reputation for violence, intimidation, dynamiting homes and industrial buildings, and even for murder, in the western states wher... more »»

Brain revealed as source of chronic pain

July 7, 2016 HOUGHTON — Many people suffering with chronic pain have trouble finding relief, but emerging information points to the brain as the source of this type of pain. That’s right: It’s all in your head. more »»

Ontonagon welcome gets sunnier

July 2, 2016 ONTONAGON — Three Ontonagon women took it upon themselves to spruce up the “Welcome to Ontonagon” sign for the first annual Copperfest celebrated last week. more »»

The “Strike of 1913” begins in the Copper Country

July 2, 2016 The morning dawned clear and warm, giving the promise of a beautiful summer da. more »»

More chess tables coming to community

June 25, 2016 HOUGHTON — A new round of handmade, strikingly patterned chess tables are heading to locations in Houghton. more »»

Local unions take charge in the Copper Country

June 25, 2016 Charles Moyer was losing control and he knew i. more »»

Expansive trail systems that run through the Keweenaw

June 24, 2016 Tourists, seasonal adventurers, and area natives alike regularly take advantage of the expansive trail systems that run through the Keweenaw, often without actually knowing how the trails became... more »»

UP lacks mental health care

June 23, 2016 By the Associated Press Among 15 U.P. counties, 13 are designated as shortage areas. An assessment conducted in 2012 by the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department, found that an estimated 24. more »»

Little Free Libraries make an appearance in Copper Country

June 18, 2016 In a number of communities throughout the Copper Country, little boxes on posts containing books, usually placed in someone’s front yard, have begun to pop up with no announcement or fanfare. more »»

CTP helps transition young adults to independent lives

June 11, 2016 HOUGHTON — For Karyn Juntunen, the Copper Country Intermediate School District’s Community Transition Program has been a success for the 16 years it’s been in operation. more »»

Lines Are Drawn in the Copper Country

June 11, 2016 A tension had hung in the air for months throughout the Copper Country, and nearly every resident could feel it. more »»

ATV Ride benefits Omega House

June 10, 2016 HOUGHTON – The second Annual South Loop ATV Ride to benefit Omega House took place June 4. more »»

FQHCs serve rural communities

June 9, 2016 HANCOCK — For people living in rural communities, getting access to health care can be an issue, and Federally Qualified Health Centers are meant to address that issu. more »»

Courses create outdoorswomen

June 4, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources offers “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” courses all over the country, and it’s no different here in the Upper Peninsul. more »»

Class list offers comprehensive outdoors training

June 4, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources “Becoming an Outdoor Woman” (BOW) program offers a wide variety of classes at its annual summer session at Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay,... more »»

Local man won peacetime Medal of Honor

May 28, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Medal of Honor is the most prestigious military declaration a soldier can receive. The ranks of awardees are small — and those who also have Copper Country ties are even rarer. more »»

Calumet man distinguished himself in World War II

May 28, 2016 CALUMET — Among the Copper Country residents fighting abroad during World War II was Wilbert Junttila, an Air Force captain from Calumet who emerged victorious from numerous air battles with Nazi... more »»

 
 

 

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