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Makinen seeks re-election as prosecutor

July 8, 2016 HOUGHTON - Houghton County Prosecutor Michael Makinen is seeking a second full term in office. Makinen, who has been prosecutor since 2009, is running as a Democrat. more »»

Vandals strike vet memorial

July 7, 2016 HOUGHTON — Honoring those wounded or killed in combat, the stone Purple Heart monument at the Veterans Memorial Park on Montezuma Avenue was knocked backward off its foundation late last week in an... more »»

10 things to know today: Thursday, July 7, 2016

July 7, 2016 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. more »»

Township deputy clerk seeks move up

July 6, 2016 CHASSELL TOWNSHIP — Chassell Township’s current deputy clerk is looking to fill the top spot. Lynn Gierke is running for the clerk positio. more »»

More than a museum

July 6, 2016 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University's Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center (BUPHC) offers a unique perspective that does not confine itself to the pursuit of history of the area, but focuse... more »»

Computer workshop teaches teachers

July 6, 2016 Teachers at all grade levels who want to learn how to bring computer science into their classrooms are invited to participate in a free three-day workshop at Michigan Technological University this... more »»

Looking for bait shop? There's an app for that

July 6, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Looking for a place to get bait for your next fishing trip? The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has a new Internet tool that can help. more »»

Returned to sender

July 5, 2016 MILTON, Fla. — John Saatio’s latest escape was short-lived. more »»

Saatio escapes custody again

July 4, 2016 SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. more »»

CCISD lighting project nears completion

July 4, 2016 HANCOCK — The lighting conversion project for the Copper Country Intermediate School District Service Center on Hecla Street in Hancock is nearly complete, according to George Stockero, CCISD... more »»

CTC consists of phases

July 2, 2016 HOUGHTON — The goal of Communities That Care is to implement processes that result in better, healthier communities where children grow up with more hope, more opportunities, and better outcomes. more »»

Local police urge caution in using holiday fireworks

July 1, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Houghton Police Department is reminding people to be careful while using fireworks when enjoying Independence Day festivities. Houghton Police Lt. more »»

Airport receives $820K

July 1, 2016 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — The Houghton County Memorial Airport will be better able to keep its runways safe during winter with a $820,000 Federal Aviation Administration gran. more »»

Prevent illness with food safety

July 1, 2016 HANCOCK — Taking extra food-safety precautions to avoid illness makes for an enjoyable Fourth of July holiday celebration. more »»

Stay out of ‘danger zone’

July 1, 2016 By VANESSA DIETZ HANCOCK — United States Department of Agriculture says the danger zone for food to spoil is the temperature range between 40 and 140 degrees Fahrenheit. more »»

Career Tech students show automotive skills

July 1, 2016 HANCOCK — Career and Technical Education (CTE) Automotive students attended the Automotive Student Skills Challenge recently held at Northern Michigan University’s Jacobetti Complex, Shawn Kolbus,... more »»

10 things to know today: Friday, July 1, 2016

July 1, 2016 By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. more »»

Yankee Doodle Dandy

June 30, 2016 Independence Day celebrations in the western Upper Peninsula offer plenty of fireworks, parades and other events to mark the birth of the natio. more »»



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