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Local stakeholders discuss Torch Lake Watershed

March 21, 2015 LAKE LINDEN — Local stakeholders in the Torch Lake Watershed area met Friday afternoon for an initial discussion on forming a council, and potentially a management plan, for the watershed. more »»

Eggs and issues

March 20, 2015 HOUGHTON — Members of the public and some business representatives heard an update Thursday on the maintenance work on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge during the Keweenaw Peninsula Chamber of Commerce... more »»

Dianda urges DNR to buy waterfall

March 20, 2015 LANSING — State Rep. Scott Dianda, D-Calumet, introduced legislation this week designed to make a Houghton County waterfall open to the public. more »»

From the ashes

March 20, 2015 HANCOCK — When Dianne Smith heard pounding on the door of her Hancock home in February, her first thought was “What kind of a crazy person is knocking on my door at 1 in the morning?” The kind that... more »»

KBIC seeks third radio station, pending FCC approval

March 20, 2015 BARAGA — Keweenaw Bay Indian Community-owned Eagle Radio is hoping to add a third station to its radio portfoli. more »»

Investigation continues

March 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of an inmate who was found unconscious in the jail Saturday night and later died. more »»

Turning out for Tivitz

March 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — About 180 students from seven local schools filled the SDC Wood Gym on Michigan Technological University’s campus Wednesday to test their math skills, and Tivitz was the name of the gam. more »»

It’s been a very good year

March 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — Despite the extremely cold temperatures in February, this winter was a financial boon for some Keweenaw businesses. more »»

A fitting farewell: Community gathering to honor Coach ‘Crow’

March 19, 2015 CALUMET — Retired Calumet High School hockey coach Jim “Crow” Crawford may have coached his last game for the Copper Kings, but he won’t be leaving quietly. more »»

Systems Control opens office in Houghton

March 19, 2015 HOUGHTON — Systems Control, headquartered in Iron Mountain, has announced the establishment of an engineering office in Houghton. more »»

Peters unveils bills to address wasteful spending, deficit

March 19, 2015 By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette.com WASHINGTON — U.S. Se. more »»

Marketplace offers second chance

March 18, 2015 HOUGHTON — For the first time, Americans who went through 2014 without health insurance are taking a hit this tax season, paying a $95 “shared responsibility payment” for each adult in the family no... more »»

A passing grade

March 18, 2015 HANCOCK — The Copper Country Intermediate School District’s Board of Education took time at its regular meeting Tuesday to review the performance of Superintendent George Stockero, and voted... more »»

A better year

March 18, 2015 HANCOCK — The Copper Country United Way raised a total of $118,491 in their 2014-2015 campaign, which ran through the end of February, around $5,000 more than last year’s campaign. more »»

Little Brothers foundation gets endowment

March 18, 2015 HANCOCK — The Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Upper Michigan Foundation was established in October, and now it has its first endowed fund. more »»

A good time for a good cause is on tap Saturday with Bowl for Kids

March 18, 2015 By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette.com HOUGHTON — Bowling is the method of celebration for Copper Country Bowl for Kids, but it’s not the point, said Maggie Munch, director of U.P. more »»

Bridge cables to be reconnected

March 17, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Portage Lake Lift Bridge will be closed from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. tonight through Friday, then it will be closed from 9 p.m. Saturday to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, according to Al Anderson. more »»

On the mend

March 17, 2015 HOUGHTON — At its regular meeting Monday, the BHK Child Development board heard encouraging news regarding financial troubles at the organization that were brought to light in December, as work wit... more »»

Training for tragedy

March 17, 2015 DOLLAR BAY — The Quincy-Franklin-Hancock Township Volunteer Fire Department is responsible for nine miles of Hancock Canal shoreline, according to Assistant Chief Dan Dulong. more »»

 
 
 

 

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