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New amenity at state park: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness park gains 18-hole disc golf course

June 21, 2016 HOUGHTON — Michigan Department of Natural Resources staff at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park announced the opening of a disc golf course in the downhill ski area at the park, and it’s free... more »»

L’Anse schools approve budget

June 21, 2016 L’ANSE — L’Anse Area Schools Board of Education approved a new budget, revised budget for last year and set its millage rate when it met Monday. more »»

Distemper outbreak apparent in Central UP

June 21, 2016 MARQUETTE COUNTY — What is being called a presumptive outbreak of canine distemper has been reported in the central Upper Peninsula, according to an anonymous source from the Upper Peninsula... more »»

Fun featured at festivals

June 20, 2016 HOUGHTON — Lori Willman has been hearing about Bridgefest for years. But this was the first year she came up. “It’s lots of fun,” she said. “Beautiful weather helps. more »»

10 things to know today: Monday, June 20, 2016

June 20, 2016 By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. FBI TO RELEASE SOME ORLANDO SHOOTING RAMPAGE TRANSCRIPTS U.S. more »»

Bridgefest Parade

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KCF seeks volunteer vetters

June 17, 2016 HANCOCK — The Keweenaw Community Foundation is looking for community members who are interested in joining a number of advisory committees, Jim Vivian, executive director of the KCF said. more »»

Bridge history preserved in documentary

June 17, 2016 ISHPEMING — The narration of a 1950s Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) documentary film highlights the geographical and historical reasons behind the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, one of the... more »»

Hospital holds groundbreaking

June 17, 2016 ONTONAGON — Join State Rep. Scott Dianda, D-Calumet, Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital and community leaders at a groundbreaking celebration this week. more »»

10 things to know today: Friday, June 17, 2016

June 17, 2016 By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: . more »»

Bridgefest Change

June 16, 2016 HOUGHTON — With the ongoing reconstruction project on Quincy Street in Hancock, this year’s Bridgefest parade will take place entirely in Houghton. more »»

Baraga discusses options for courthouse exterior repairs

June 16, 2016 L’ANSE — Baraga County Board of Commissioners discussed needed site repairs to exterior structures at the county courthouse in L’Anse at its Monday meeting. Treasurer Anne T. more »»

Millage defeat puts residents at risk

June 16, 2016 HOUGHTON — The defeat of a 2010 millage request for a new jail put the county in a precarious situation, and also poses a number of risks to residents, Eric Forsberg, Houghton County administrator,... more »»

Baraga, KBIC working on ORV complaints

June 16, 2016 BARAGA — Baraga Village and Keweenaw Bay Indian Community police departments are working together on complaints about off-road-vehicle use in the village. Baraga Village Police Lt. more »»

Lack of millage delays road repair

June 16, 2016 In maintaining local roads, county road commissions must rely on small millages assessed by townships for funding, so something like a resurfacing project sometimes can take years to save up the... more »»

Silent Reflection

June 15, 2016 HOUGHTON — A silent circle of people listened to the names of the 49 people killed in Saturday’s mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando during a ceremony at Michigan Technological University. more »»

Raffle to fund elevator for Calumet Theatre

June 15, 2016 CALUMET — The goal of constructing an elevator to the ballroom of the Calumet Theatre is very close, but Laura Miller said exactly when the project will start depends on the success of the theatre’... more »»

Jail millage still a disappointment to the county

June 15, 2016 HOUGHTON — Six years ago, Houghton County residents voted on a requested millage for a new jail. The millage proposal lost by a huge margin, according to Eric Forsberg, Houghton County administrato. more »»

Baraga approves street projects

June 15, 2016 BARAGA — The Village Council accepted two bids from MD Contracting, Inc. Tuesday for street projects in the village. The first bid, for $119,571.50, is to pave Fifth Street. more »»

MTU selects new provost for Graduate School

June 15, 2016 HOUGHTON – Michigan Technological University announced that Pushpalatha Murthy, currently the associate dean of the Graduate School, has been selected as the new associate provost for Graduate... more »»



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