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Bike to Work Day this Thursday

May 23, 2015 HOUGHTON — There seems to be a movement nationally of people using bicycles for transportation rather than just recreation, and Bike to Work Day is intended to encourage the continuation of that... more »»

Spring planting brings Houghton to life

May 23, 2015 HOUGHTON — When it comes to closing the gap between Houghton and other Michigan tourist spots such as Door County or Saugatuck, it’s the little things, said Julie Waara. more »»

Illinois man dies while visiting Isle Royale National Park

May 23, 2015 ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK — A visitor to Isle Royale National Park died Thursday, but the exact cause of death is unknown. more »»

Memorial Day services

May 23, 2015 Local American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts will be holding Memorial Day services throughout the Copper Country Monday. more »»

Digging deep

May 22, 2015 EAGLE RIVER — Much has been written about the migration of people from western and eastern Europe to the Copper Country during the copper mining era, but little is known about other ethnic groups in... more »»

Above and beyond

May 22, 2015 TUCSON?— A Lake Linden - Hubbell graduate has been honored for going above and beyond in his work as a Tucson Border Patrol Agent. more »»

Driver hospitalized after high-speed ride

May 22, 2015 CALUMET — A 27-year-old Houghton man was sent to UP-Health System - Marquette for evaluation after a high-speed ride through Houghton and Hancock that ended when he crashed his car into a truck in... more »»

Workshop explores complex issue of chronic pain

May 22, 2015 L’ANSE — Pain usually serves a purpose, and can sometimes even save lives, said Dr. more »»

Fighting pain with pot?

May 22, 2015 L’ANSE — Responding to an audience question at Thursday’s Lunch and Learn seminar at Baraga County Memorial Hospital, Dr. more »»

Drug Court’s success touted during presentation

May 22, 2015 HOUGHTON — About a year-and-a-half in, drug court has been a resounding success for the Copper Country, people who work with the court said Thursda. more »»

Drug Court’s success touted during presentation

May 22, 2015 HOUGHTON — About a year-and-a-half in, drug court has been a resounding success for the Copper Country, people who work with the court said Thursda. more »»

Best in Brookings

May 21, 2015 HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University has been ranked in the top 10 of all universities nationally, and best in the state of Michigan, in a new “Beyond College Evaluation” report released... more »»

Chicks get nixed

May 21, 2015 HANCOCK — The issue of allowing the raising of chickens in the Hancock city limits is apparently ended after action taken Wednesday by the Hancock City Council during the regular meeting. more »»

CCISD preps for summer, makes hires at meeting

May 21, 2015 HANCOCK?— The Copper Country Intermediate School District Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday. more »»

Batchelor convicted in Escanaba murder trial

May 21, 2015 ESCANABA — Heather Batchelor’s mother and father embraced outside the courtroom after the man who killed their daughter was found guilty of first-degree premeditated murder in Delta County Circuit... more »»

Supporting history

May 20, 2015 CALUMET — The Keweenaw National Historical Park and its Advisory Commission had $141,143 available for its Heritage Grant program and all of it was given away, according to Scott See, the KNHP... more »»

KNHP grant recipients

May 20, 2015 Below are the 2015 recipients of grants through the Keweenaw National Historical Park’s Heritage grant program, listed by organization, project and amount: • Adventure Mining Company, rock drill... more »»

Bridging the gap

May 20, 2015 HOUGHTON — First aid training saves lives, and plenty of teachers, police officers and members of the public are ready to step in to bandage a wound or perform CPR. more »»

Taking out the trash

May 20, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Houghton County Board of Commissioners recently made the decision to develop a plan to recycle cardboard, and a person involved with that initiative spoke about it Monday at the... more »»

Daughter remembers father’s last days at Omega House

May 20, 2015 HOUGHTON — When Terry Peterson talks about the final months of her father’s life, she talks of the things he got to do and the lives he touched. more »»



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