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Art on the Range: Gallery opening pioneers local arts scene

April 4, 2016 SOUTH RANGE — Until Friday, South Range had never been known as a hotbed for the arts. more »»

Soup-A-Bowl: Fundraiser for ceramics school gains in popularity

April 4, 2016 By KURT HAUGLIE khauglie@mininggazette. more »»

Sawaski arraigned on child porn charges

April 2, 2016 HOUGHTON — A former Houghton High School athletic director, teacher and coach was arraigned in 97th District Court Friday on charges of possessing and seeking child pornography. more »»

Cybergirls: High school girls get geek on in computing, engineering

April 2, 2016 HOUGHTON — Charlotte Hildebrandt had already come to Michigan Technological University through Summer Youth Programs. more »»

Chase suspect arraigned

April 2, 2016 HOUGHTON — The suspect in a breaking and entering that led to a high-speed chase Thursday night was arraigned in 97th District Court Friday. more »»

Power poles latest L’Anse-Warden concern

April 2, 2016 L’ANSE — L’Anse-Warden Electric Company CEO Steve Walsh and environmental activist Catherine Andrews don’t agree often, but both say the L’Anse-Warden power plant’s operating permit doesn’t allow th... more »»

Hancock looks for better waste collection deal

April 2, 2016 HANCOCK — The city of Hancock is seeking bids from companies for trash and recyclables collection to determine if doing so would save the city money. more »»

Man on lam sighted?

April 1, 2016 HOUGHTON — An inmate who has been on the loose since escaping Houghton County custody in June may have been spotted in Houghton Thursday. John Saatio, 35, was reportedly seen walking on U.. more »»

Catch more brookies: New reg increases daily limit

April 1, 2016 HOUGHTON — A new Department of Natural Resources fishing regulation will allow for potentially huge days for inland lake fishermen, George Madison told anglers at the Portage Lake District Library... more »»

Easy winter will boost fish stocks: DNR

April 1, 2016 HOUGHTON — This year’s relatively mild winter should mean better future fishing, says Michigan Department of Natural Resources Western U.P. more »»

Bowls of soup at Finlandia art school’s fundraiser — keep bowl

April 1, 2016 HANCOCK — For the fourth time, Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design will be offering student-made ceramic bowls and soup to go in them during the program’s Soup-A-Bowl lunch. more »»

Unfunded Mandates: State adds to municipal budgeting headaches by imposing expenses

March 31, 2016 If cuts to state revenue-sharing funds don’t make it hard enough for municipalities to provide services and balance the books, the vagaries of Michigan’s 1978 Headlee Amendment add even more... more »»

DNR: Mild winter should benefit UP deer herd

March 31, 2016 BARAGA — Early indications are that the mild Upper Peninsula winter will have a beneficial effect on a deer population battered by three harsh winters in a row. more »»

L’Anse signs 3-year deal with police union

March 31, 2016 L’ANSE — A new three-year contract for police officers was approved by the Village Board at its regular meeting Monday. more »»

Small business agency cites Keweenaw firms

March 31, 2016 AHMEEK/LAC LA BELLE — A pair of Keweenaw County businesses have been recognized as two of Michigan’s “50 Companies to Watch” by the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MSBDC). Neuvokas Corp. more »»

Preparations for L’Anse marina renovation project move forward

March 31, 2016 L’ANSE — The L’Anse Village Board is preparing for major renovations to its downtown marina this summer. more »»

‘It’s a dirty, rotten shame’

March 30, 2016 COPPER COUNTRY — State tax revenues have been increasing steadily since 2002, according to the Michigan Municipal League, but less of that money is going back to municipalities. more »»

Returning serve: Judge’s ruling puts zoning ball back in Keweenaw’s court

March 30, 2016 EAGLE RIVER — An issue in Keweenaw County regarding whether homes provided at a cost for gatherings are within or violate the county zoning ordinances was before the planning commission Tuesday, but... more »»

Zoning commission gets input from public

March 30, 2016 EAGLE RIVER — Before the Keweenaw County Planning Commission discussed the issue Tuesday of whether homes in residential areas provided at a cost for gatherings are within or violate the county... more »»

Number of candidate filings in Houghton County races spikes

March 30, 2016 HOUGHTON — As the April 19 deadline for filing for the August primary election nears, more Houghton County candidates are submitting petitions. more »»

 
 

 

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