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July 25, 2016 BARAGA — Sunny skies and warm temperatures prevailed during the 38th annual Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding weekend celebration in Baraga. more »»

Franklin Township has candidate shortage for board, clerk positions

July 25, 2016 FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — There are two open positions on the Franklin Township Board, but only one person applied to be on the Nov. more »»

Trump taunts claims Russia hacked DNC emails for him

July 25, 2016 WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Monday dismissed as a “joke” claims by Hillary Clinton’s campaign that Russia is trying to help Trump by leaking thousands of emails from the Democratic National... more »»

Rockin’ the Street

July 23, 2016 HOUGHTON — The sounds of percussion aren’t unusual during rehearsals for PJ Olsson’s Rock Camp. But instead of drums and tambourines, Friday’s had a different source: falling bowling pins. more »»

Terror revisits Munich

July 23, 2016 MUNICH — A gunman opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald’s Friday night, killing nine people and wounding at least 10 others before killing himself, said authorities who... more »»

Storm recovery still continues

July 23, 2016 As of 5 p.m. more »»

Storm exposes problem in bridge’s backup system

July 23, 2016 HANCOCK/HOUGHTON — The powerful storm which passed through the western Upper Peninsula early Thursday disrupted operation of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge Thursday and Friday, but a solution seems to... more »»

Power outage update

July 22, 2016 Power outages caused by the storm that hit the western Upper Peninsula Thursday, are gradually being restored, according to Dave Forsberg. more »»

Waste contract approved for Hancock

July 22, 2016 HANCOCK — The city of Hancock has officially hired a private waste collection company after action taken Wednesday by the city council. more »»

Palosaari running for Houghton County Board

July 22, 2016 CHASSELL — Tim Palosaari is seeking re-election for a third term on the Houghton County Board of Commissioners. more »»

Finlandia talks improvements, world violence

July 22, 2016 HANCOCK — Philip Johnson gave an update on the operations of Finlandia University Wednesday, but there was more on his mind than what’s happening on campu. more »»

Power outage to delay newspaper

July 21, 2016 HOUGHTON — Due to the widespread power outage across the region, today’s newspaper delivery will be delayed. more »»

Ill wind blows through UP

July 21, 2016 The severe weather which passed through much of the western Upper Peninsula included powerful winds, which caused widespread damage and power outages, but there is no indication, yet that tornadoes... more »»

Storm damages Calumet building

July 21, 2016 CALUMET — The severe storm that struck the area Thursday morning caused damage to a building in downtown Calume. more »»

Chassell boat lift blown away

July 21, 2016 CHASSELL — The storm that blew through the Copper Country on Thursday morning was powerful enough to blow Tom Heikkinen’s boat lift two houses down — with the boat attached to it. more »»

Businesses feel pinch of Quincy project

July 21, 2016 HANCOCK — The reconstruction of Quincy Street in Hancock is into the 200 and 300 blocks with no serious problems, but some businesses on the street are hurting because people are staying away from... more »»

Fatal motorcycle-car crash at Chassell intersection

July 21, 2016 A vehicle being driven by Madeline Lehman, 17, of Houghton, was stopped on US 41 waiting to turn left onto Portage Entry Road when her vehicle was struck in the rear by a motorcycle. more »»

L’Anse judge upholds Fish’s armed-robbery sentence

July 20, 2016 L’ANSE — A Wisconsin man convicted of a 2013 armed robbery in Watton will not be resentenced on the charge. more »»

Jail’s food service short on quality, quantity

July 20, 2016 HOUGHTON — Dietary conditions were among the many deficiencies found in a 2010 Michigan Department of Corrections evaluation of the Houghton County Jail, a point independently confirmed recently by ... more »»

WUPPDR director: Ontonagon plays role in region plans

July 20, 2016 ONTONAGON — Jerald Wuorenmaa told the Ontonagon County Board commissioners Tuesday that the Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region has their back. more »»



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