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County approves PACE district

July 15, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton County has established a program to promote businesses making energy efficiency improvements on their property. more »»

Hancock foodie wins trip to Colo.

July 15, 2015 HANCOCK — Kim Tunstall has been reading Food & Wine magazine for years, and that dedication paid off in the form of a free trip to Aspen, Colorado to a three-day food extravaganza. more »»

Principal comes home to Michigan

July 14, 2015 HANCOCK — Kipp Beaudoin was working as K-12 principal for the Niagara, Wisconsin, schools when he learned there was an opening for an administrator in the Hancock Public Schools. more »»

Suspect stands mute on home invasion

July 14, 2015 HOUGHTON — A L’Anse man stood mute Monday on charges which stemmed from an alleged home invasion in Houghton County Circuit Court. more »»

School board discusses personnel issues

July 14, 2015 HANCOCK — The Hancock Public Schools Board of Education discussed several personnel issues during its work session Monda. more »»

Workshop and signing at Calumet Public Library

July 13, 2015 CALUMET?— Wednesday, the Calumet Public library will host a workshop and signing by author Deborah K. Fontiera, entitled "Letting the Natural World Inspire Poetry. more »»

Plenty of food, fun at Chassell berry festival

July 13, 2015 CHASSELL — Whether coming for the first time or continuing a decades-long tradition, people came out to enjoy the 67th annual Strawberry Festival in Chassell Saturday. more »»

Safety concerns on Scott Street

July 13, 2015 HANCOCK — Hans Lechner is concerned about the increase of traffic on Scott Street after White Street was changed from two-way to one-way going up, and he would like to see some sort of control of th... more »»

What’s the buzz?

July 11, 2015 There has been a population boom of mosquitoes in some parts of Michigan due to a wet spring, but so far in the western Upper Peninsula there are no extraordinary health concerns related to the pesk... more »»

Airport rehab could begin this year

July 11, 2015 HOUGHTON — Work on redoing the concrete airplane parking area at Houghton County Memorial Airport could be done as soon as this year, Airport Manager Dennis Hext said Friday. more »»

Baraga MSU Extension office to close

July 11, 2015 L’ANSE — The Baraga County branch of the Michigan State University Extension service will be closing up shop in the county offices in L’Anse by the end of the year, though efforts are underway to... more »»

KBIC station open; no tax-free gas — for now

July 10, 2015 MARQUETTE — Cars are now filling their gas tanks at the Ojibwa Express Convenience Center in Marquette Township, the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s first incursion into the Marquette gas and... more »»

Peace Corps seeks recruits

July 10, 2015 HOUGHTON — Over the past year, the U.S. Peace Corps has found a tiny way to make a big impression. more »»

Waste contractor charging to cover costs of recycling

July 10, 2015 HOUGHTON — Citing an increase in costs for the company, Waste Management has instituted a per-vehicle fee for recycling material bought to its recycling bins at its property on Enterprise Drive in... more »»

Houghton Co. Memorial Airport gets $856,000 grant for renovation work

July 10, 2015 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The Houghton County Memorial Airport is getting a grant worth about $856,000 to help with rehab work at the Upper Peninsula facility. The office of U.S. Sen. more »»

Vanhaecke waives hearing

July 9, 2015 HOUGHTON — A South Range man accused of breaking into a Duncan Township camp is headed to circuit court. Camiel Vanhaecke, 49, waived his preliminary hearing in 97th District Court Wednesday. more »»

Tech names new provost

July 9, 2015 HOUGHTON — Despite an extensive national search, Michigan Technological University didn’t have to look far for its next provost and vice president for academic affair. more »»



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