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Administrators weigh in on Proposal 1

May 2, 2015 HOUGHTON — The ballot language for the May 5 vote on Proposal 1 encompasses not only funding for roads, but for education as well, which could potentially mean changes for area educational... more »»

Library’s future on ballot

May 2, 2015 L’ANSE — Baraga County voters will be facing a second big decision when they go to the polls to vote on Proposal 1 Tuesda. more »»

Farm-to-buyer event to be held

May 2, 2015 HANCOCK — There’s a movement in the United States to bring local farmers and food growers together with consumers, and that includes some of the Copper Country. more »»

Worker hit by truck

May 1, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Houghton Police Department is investigating an accident, which occurred Friday at the Houghton Department of Public Works garage, according to a written statement from the department. more »»


May 1, 2015 BARAGA — Almost the entire U.P. more »»

New building springs a leak

May 1, 2015 RIPLEY — The new Houghton County Road Commission building in Ripley developed a leak in the roof, but HCRC engineer Kevin Harju said the leak was small and repaired quickly. more »»

Engineers comment on Proposal 1 issue

May 1, 2015 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@mininggazette. more »»

‘Look Twice’ message hits home

May 1, 2015 HOUGHTON — Hancock Police Officer Beth Matta has lived through the tragedy that can result when drivers fail to look twice for motorcyclists and others sharing the road. more »»

Police continue investigating burglary, theft at dealership

May 1, 2015 CALUMET — The Calumet Police Department responded to a call at about 6:50 a.m. more »»

MTU student commencement speaker: Go with optimism

May 1, 2015 HOUGHTON — Almost 1,100 students will be flipping their tassels during Michigan Technological University’s spring commencement ceremony Saturday. more »»

Body found in Calumet

April 30, 2015 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — A 20-year-old male has been found deceased in Calumet Township, according to a release from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post. more »»

The results are in...

April 30, 2015 HOUGHTON?— Though they may not have taken first place, the Houghton High School Robotics team (Superior Roboworks, no. more »»

Season of the itch

April 30, 2015 HANCOCK — While the return of warmer temperatures is a pleasant change from the dreariness of winter, it also means the return of seasonal pests, some of which can cause illness, according to Lynn... more »»

Millages on the May 5 ballot in Houghton County

April 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — In addition to Proposal 1, voters in some Houghton County municipalities will also have local millages to consider. more »»

Hazing suit filed against ex-frat

April 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — A former Michigan Technological University fraternity chapter is scheduled to go into mediation in June with a student accusing them of injuring him during a 2013 hazing incident. more »»


April 30, 2015 BARAGA — The Beartown Firefighters are home recuperating this week after a two-week deployment fighting wildfires in Minnesota. more »»

Meth dealer gets prison

April 29, 2015 L’ANSE — A L’Anse man was sentenced to six to 20 years in prison for delivery/manufacture of methamphetamines Tuesday in Baraga County Circuit Court. more »»

A smart design for a smartphone

April 29, 2015 DOLLAR BAY — Smart cell phones are ubiquitous now, but handling them while driving is dangerou. more »»

Biomass energy is not as green as advertised: local researchers

April 29, 2015 HOUGHTON — With Upper Peninsula residents struggling to pay some of the highest electric rates in the country, some local energy activists have proposed new biomass power plants as at least part of... more »»



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