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Long winter causing stress, loneliness

March 4, 2014 HOUGHTON — Sub-zero temperatures and heavy snows have been common this winter, forcing many Copper Country residents to spend an inordinate amount of time indoors, alone and inactive. more »»

Longtime Mining Gazette writer dies

March 4, 2014 HANCOCK — Ray Peterson, who worked for the Daily Mining Gazette for 35 years as a proofreader and reporter, died Saturday at the age of 9. more »»

Golton wins CopperDog 150

March 3, 2014 CALUMET — Jake Golton already had five sled-dog racing wins in five tries under his belt this season. more »»

KBIC changes still contentious

March 3, 2014 BARAGA — The biggest moves appear to be in the rearview mirror, but staffing changes and the procedures behind those changes were still matters of dispute when the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community... more »»

Students celebrate African Night

March 3, 2014 HOUGHTON — No, Sandra Owusu doesn’t have a pet lion. And, as she also clarified for an audience Saturday night, she doesn’t speak “African. more »»

CopperDog start time pushed back

February 28, 2014 CALUMET — To compensate for cold temperatures, the Saturday leg of the fifth annual CopperDog 150 race will begin an hour later. Saturday’s start time in Eagle Harbor has been moved from 9 a.m. more »»

And they're off

February 28, 2014 more »»

Looking for teams

February 28, 2014 CALUMET — Stereotypically, teenagers spend a lot more time thinking about the future than the past. more »»

Name released in fatal rollover

February 28, 2014 HOUGHTON— The name of the person killed in a rollover accident Thursday morning has been released. At approximately 7:50 a.m. more »»

Winter weather a challenge at airport

February 28, 2014 HOUGHTON — Slippery roads and blowing snow make driving cars difficult, so Copper Country residents shouldn't be surprised that pilots have no desire to land in a whiteout, or on snow-covered... more »»

Winter weather a challenge at airport

February 28, 2014 HOUGHTON — Slippery roads and blowing snow make driving cars difficult, so Copper Country residents shouldn't be surprised that pilots have no desire to land in a whiteout, or on snow-covered... more »»

Clean snowmobile challenge returns to Keweenaw Research Center

February 28, 2014 HOUGHTON — Dozens of visitors with snowmobiles will be descending on the Copper Country next week, but they’re not your average winter tourist. more »»

Schools closed once again

February 27, 2014 HOUGHTON — With temperatures in the minus double didgets, all schools in Houghton and Keweenaw County were cancelled today, the ninth cancellation this school year. more »»

One dead in rollover accident

February 27, 2014 HOUGHTON — One person is dead following an accident this morning. At approximately 7:50 a.m. more »»

U.P. Olympian delivers message of faith and inspiration at Finlandia

February 27, 2014 HANCOCK — Hancock residents heard a fellow U.P. native’s road to X Games and Olympics fame at a talk Wednesday nigh. more »»

Gazette looks to set the record straight

February 27, 2014 HOUGHTON —  On Jan. 16, The Daily Mining Gazette published an article featuring an interview with 1st congressional district candidate Jerry Cannon, D-Fife Lake. more »»

Bitter cold continues

February 27, 2014 HOUGHTON — Public schools, libraries and many other organizations were closed today, with 8 a.m. temperature readings as low as minus 15, and predicted wind chills in the minus 40 degrees rang. more »»

United Way seeks last-minute surge

February 27, 2014 HOUGHTON — The Copper Country United Way is looking for one last push to meet its $135,000 fundraising goal for this year. The final day of the drive is Friday. more »»

Brockway residents want alternative site for proposed cell tower

February 26, 2014 BROCKWAY MOUNTAIN — Concerned residents are looking for alternative locations for a proposed cell tower on Brockway Mountain they say would needlessly damage the site. more »»

Finlandia CJ students will visit Finland and Russia

February 26, 2014 HANCOCK — Finlandia University students taking criminal justice courses will get a chance to compare and contrast how Finland and Russia deal with crime during an overseas study program in the two... more »»

 
 

 

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