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Veteran will fly to honor band of fighting brothers

April 20, 2015 HUBBELL — When Francis Poisson boards the Upper Peninsula Honor Flight for Washington D.C. Wednesday morning, he’ll be doing so for more than just the monuments and memorial. more »»

Finlandia ceramics dept. holds third annual Soup-A-Bowl

April 20, 2015 HANCOCK — For only $10, people could get not just soup Saturday, but a connection to human craft. The third annual Soup-A-Bowl fundraiser took place at Finlandia University’s Jutila Center Saturda. more »»

­­Angel Mission Free store in search of prom clothing donations

April 20, 2015 CALUMET — Prom season is here, and the volunteers at the New Beginnings Angel Mission Free Store are seeking prom attire to give away. more »»

Spring Fling in the sunshine

April 18, 2015 HOUGHTON — Decked out in shorts, t-shirts and the occasional superhero costume, hundreds of Michigan Technological University students swarmed campus for Spring Fling festivities Friday afternoon. more »»

Grass fire in Hancock

April 18, 2015 HANCOCK — A grass fire in Hancock was put out in about an hour Friday, with no injuries reported, according to Hancock Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Neil Ahola. more »»

Ph.D. student speaks about mining impact on chimps

April 18, 2015 HOUGHTON — Small gold mining operations have been a part of Senegal for at least a millennium. more »»

Missing boy found

April 18, 2015 ATLANTIC MINE— A six-year-old male lost in the woods was found Friday, according to a release from the Houghton County Sheriff’s office. more »»

Fund for Snyder hints at presidential run

April 18, 2015 LANSING, Mich. (AP) — People close to Michigan Gov. more »»

Houghton investigates robbery

April 17, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton police are investigating a report of a strong armed robbery Thursday afternoon in west Houghton. more »»

Little Brothers to conduct annual event

April 17, 2015 HANCOCK— The employees at Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly are getting ready for its 15th annual fundraising dinner, and they’re hoping people will attend and help them raise money for their... more »»

Health care tax hit

April 17, 2015 HANCOCK — For many Americans who received insurance through their employers, the Affordable Care Act meant just one more box to check when they filed their taxes. more »»

What’s next for the bridge

April 17, 2015 HANCOCK/HOUGHTON — Now that the major work involving replacement of the lift cables and rehabilitation of the balance chains for the Portage Lake Lift Bridge is complete, from now through summer... more »»

Tech holds Design Expo

April 17, 2015 HOUGHTON — From a one-man hovercraft, to a split tailgate complete with cupholders and seating, to robots for land and water, spectators at the 2015 Design Expo, held Thursday in Michigan... more »»

Houghton, Hancock city managers talk about upcoming developments

April 17, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton City Manager Eric Waara and Hancock City Manager Glenn Anderson talked about recent city developments and upcoming projects at the Keweenaw Peninsula Chamber of Commerce’s Eggs &... more »»

CHS Principal Twardzik to retire

April 16, 2015 CALUMET — George Twardzik has been involved with Calumet High School as a student, teacher and administrator, but although he is only 50 years old, as of July 1 he will be retiring as an educator,... more »»

Bye-bye bottie

April 16, 2015 more »»

Superintendent Darryl Pierce reflects on Twardzik’s career

April 16, 2015 CALUMET — For Darryl Pierce, George Twardzik is not only an excellent educator, he’s also a fine innovator when it comes to technology, and he’ll miss having Twardzik involved with the Public School... more »»

Homicide case advances

April 16, 2015 CRYSTAL FALLS — The case of an Iron River woman accused of homicide in connection to the death of a three-month old girl last June advanced through Iron County Trial Court on Wednesday. more »»

Paving top priority for Houghton

April 16, 2015 HOUGHTON — When Houghton City Manager Eric Waara asked the council what the top priority for the coming year was, the answer was clear: paving. more »»



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