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Clean snowmobile emissions put to rigorous test

March 7, 2014 HOUGHTON — Competition moved indoors at the Keweenaw Research Center Friday for the penultimate day of the Society of Automotive Engineers Clean Snowmobile Challenge, with emissions tests the only... more »»

Propane prices finally dropping

March 6, 2014 HOUGHTON — Propane prices have dropped from highs of more than $6 per gallon this winter to around half that for delivery from local suppliers, and more help has arrived for low-income families... more »»

Report: Isle Royale generated nearly $3.5M in local spending in ’12

March 6, 2014 HOUGHTON — Visitors to Isle Royale National Park contributed almost $3.5 million to the local economy in 2012 and supported 50 jobs, according to a new National Park Service report. more »»

Sharing the love of technology

March 6, 2014 CALUMET — Ever since Mike Roland was a child he has been fascinated with technology, and that fascination has led not only to a job with the Public Schools of Calumet, Laurium & Keweenaw, but it has... more »»

Record number finishes first leg of SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

March 5, 2014 HOUGHTON — When 10 modified internal combustion engine snowmobiles took off for a 100-mile endurance ride around the Keweenaw Research Center test track and then on to Copper Harbor Tuesday, it was... more »»

Severe winter weather plays havoc on pipes

March 5, 2014 HOUGHTON — The coldest winter in recent memory is taking its toll on plumbin. more »»

Tech ROTC: Best of the best

March 5, 2014 HOUGHTON — The Michigan Technological University Air Force Reserve Officer Training Program detachment has been named Team of the Year in an annual competition. more »»

Giving a break: Finlandia discounts general education courses

March 5, 2014 HANCOCK — Finlandia University has instituted a discounted price for some core general education courses, which administration officials hope will bring more students into those classes. more »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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