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Biorefinery products can bring back timber industry

March 14, 2016 HOUGHTON — One of the waste products from the manufacturing of paper is showing promise as a source for producing light-weight alternatives to steel, and that’s one of the ideas for increasing the... more »»

Court grants pig farmers reprieve

March 12, 2016 L’ANSE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources can’t prosecute or harass the owners of pigs purchased from Baraga’s Roger and Brenda Turunen, 12th Circuit Court Judge Charles Goodman ruled... more »»

Mock Job Talk: Tech holds workshop for special education high school students

March 12, 2016 HOUGHTON — Forty-nine special education students from several U.P. schools attended an Interviewing Workshop and Meet and Greet session held on Friday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. more »»

Tech sled joins Challenge

March 11, 2016 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — Just a handful of teams each year have the audacity to enter the ASE Clean Snowmobile Challenge’s Zero Emissions event, and far fewer pass the safety inspection that qualifies... more »»

DNR advice for managing open fires

March 11, 2016 Here are the instructions for open fires from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources: • Equipment and People Always have a rake, shovel or other garden tools with you before you start any... more »»

Archives staff puts patrons 1st

March 11, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Archives houses over 1,200 collections. Many of those collections consist of several boxes, each containing hundreds of folders. more »»

10 things to know today: Friday, March 11, 2016

March 11, 2016 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: . more »»

No languishing on collapse cleanup

March 10, 2016 HOUGHTON — Cleanup has started at the former Kirkish building downtown, City Manager Eric Waara said at Wednesday’s City Council meeting. more »»

Science fair at Barkell’s Showcase of Excellence

March 10, 2016 HANCOCK — Hancock Public Schools held its Fifth Grade Science Night at the Barkell Elementary School from 4:30 t0 7:30 this past Tuesday. more »»

Visitor restrictions at Marquette, Ishpeminghospitals

March 10, 2016 Due to the high numbers of respiratory illness and influenza, UP Health System hospitals in Ishpeming and Marquette have implemented visitor restrictions. more »»

10 things to know today: Thursday, March 10, 2016

March 10, 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 »»

Local grassroots campaign boosts Sanders

March 9, 2016 HANCOCK — In the Democratic presidential primary, Bernie Sanders defeated Clinton in Michigan 49.9 to 48.2 percent, with results mostly reflecting an urban/rural split. more »»

‘HUGE’ win for Trump in state, region except Houghton County

March 9, 2016 HANCOCK — On the Republican side in the Michigan presidential primary, Donald Trump took 36.5 percent of the vote, good for 25 delegates, while Ted Cruz and John Kasich each won 17 delegates with 24. more »»

Find ‘finding aids’ at Tech Archives

March 9, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections houses roughly 1,200 collections, Lindsay Hiltunen, senior archivist at the archives sai. more »»

Slash of patriot’s pen

March 9, 2016 HOUGHTON — A Houghton Middle School student was among the top finishers in the state in the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ annual essay competition. more »»

More ways to win in Grand Raffle

March 9, 2016 CALUMET — For the sixth year, the Calumet Theatre is conducting its Grand Raffle, and things have been changed up a little, according to Laura Miller. more »»

Raffles raise funds to install elevator in historic theater

March 9, 2016 CALUMET — In 2013, the people operating the Calumet Theatre decided to install an elevator in the building, and it’s hoped the theatre’s Grand Raffle will help make that decision become a reality. more »»

Here’s how to check out sleds in Clean Snowmo Challenge

March 9, 2016 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — The SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge is largely closed to the public, but there will be some great opportunities to check out the sleds and talk to team members: • Wednesday, 6-8 p. more »»

Snowmobiles race through Copper County

March 8, 2016 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — Nearly all the internal combustion teams entered in this year’s SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge passed inspection Monday, with only minor tinkering ahead of them before the... more »»



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