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Dialogue opened, but will it take?

July 19, 2016 HOUGHTON — Students and university officials from Finlandia and Michigan Tech universities started a dialogue addressing racial and police violence Friday at Tech’s Center for Diversity and... more »»

Hancock to pursue new bus service

July 19, 2016 HANCOCK — The Hancock Public Schools Board of Education voted Monday to pursue a possible contract with a different transportation service than the one the district has been using for years. more »»

Houghton wants residents’ input on bond

July 19, 2016 HOUGHTON — Two meetings will take place later in August and September before Houghton-Portage Township Schools' regular board meeting to get residents’ ideas for an upcoming bond proposal. more »»

District asks for bond, bus levy

July 19, 2016 ONTONAGON — Ontonagon Area School District will ask voters to support a bond proposal and millage issue on the November 8 ballot. more »»

10 things to know today

July 19, 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 »»

Stormy weather

July 18, 2016 In much of the country, thunderstorms and tornadoes are relatively common in the late spring and summer, but they are less common in the Upper Peninsula, and particularly on the Keweenaw Peninsula,... more »»

KBIC water walk remembers Spruce

July 18, 2016 BARAGA — Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is kicking off its 38th annual Powwow this year with a water walk in memory of Pauline Spruce. more »»

Tech holds campus forum on violence

July 18, 2016 HOUGHTON — The meeting at Michigan Technological University Friday began with a moment of silence after a tumultuous week — for Alton Sterling, killed by police outside a convenience store in Baton... more »»

10 things to know today: Monday, July 18, 2016

July 18, 2016 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. more »»

Project to preserve history

July 16, 2016 HANCOCK — Many older people in the Keweenaw have memories of the past which Sara Thiam thinks are worth recording, and that’s the purpose of her Upper Peninsula Digital History Initiative projec. more »»

Writing contest expanded to four counties

July 16, 2016 EAGLE HARBOR — The 20th Annual Mac Frimodig Student Writing Competition is being expanded this year to high schools throughout the four-county area, according to Paul Freshwater, editor of the... more »»

Bastille Day truck attack

July 15, 2016 NICE, France — A large truck plowed through revelers gathered for Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, killing at least 84 people and sending others fleeing into the sea as it bore down for more than a... more »»

10 things to know today: Friday, July 15, 2016

July 15, 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 »»

Unlikely UP visitor

July 14, 2016 The strong weather systems, including a tornado, which struck the western Upper Peninsula early this week were unusual but not unheard of, according to Jason Alumbaugh, a meteorologist with the... more »»

Adams seeks bids to keep post office open

July 14, 2016 PAINESDALE — The Adams Township School District will seek bids to keep the Painesdale Post Office open. more »»

Houghton County Jail still a hole

July 14, 2016 HOUGHTON — Between 1990 and 2005, Houghton County Jail’s population nearly doubled, according to the U.P. more »»

Board might add swimming, gymnastics

July 14, 2016 PAINESDALE — Swimming and gymnastics may be options for Adams Township School students in the upcoming school year. more »»

10 things to know today: Thursday, July 14, 2016

July 14, 2016 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. more »»

Local show of support for police

July 13, 2016 HOUGHTON — In light of national controversy sparked by the Dallas shooting on July 7 in which five police officers were killed and seven more wounded, local citizens have stepped forward to show... more »»

Houghton County Sheriff’s Office gets transport van

July 13, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Houghton County Sheriff's Office patrol cars have been used not just for patrols, but for a variety of transports, from mental health patients to juveniles. more »»

 
 

 

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