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No cause revealed in collapse

June 9, 2016 HOUGHTON — While neither the owner nor the city have revealed the cause of the partial February collapse of the former Kirkish building, rebuilding activity on the downtown building will be ramping... more »»

MML confirms state shorts local revenue

June 9, 2016 HOUGHTON — Michigan’s government has been reducing the amount of money distributed to local units of government for 22 years, according to state Rep. Scott Dianda, D-Calumet. more »»

Assessment break costs counties even more tax revenue

June 9, 2016 HOUGHTON — In an effort to attract new business and industry to Michigan, the state government’s Essential Services Assessment took effect in January. more »»

Budget passed amid discussion of dark-store bill

June 9, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Houghton City Council approved a $3.551 million general fund budget Wednesday. more »»

Mending fences: Obama starts party unification

June 9, 2016 NEW YORK — President Barack Obama opened a determined fence-mending mission Wednesday, hoping to use his popularity among Democrats to unite the party behind Hillary Clinton and draw in Bernie... more »»

Quincy St. 2nd phase starting up

June 8, 2016 HANCOCK — The reconstruction of Reservation and Quincy streets in Hancock is finishing up the first phase and moving into the second phase, according to Al Anderso. more »»

At least 1 open seat on next Hancock City Council

June 8, 2016 HANCOCK — Beginning Friday, the city of Hancock will accept nominating petitions for residents interested in running for three seats on the City Council, according to Karen Haische. more »»

Rajala running for Houghton County Board

June 8, 2016 CHASSELL TOWNSHIP — George Rajala is looking to become the next representative for District 5 on the Houghton County Board of Commissioners. more »»

Clinton, Trump sharpen contrasts for matchup

June 8, 2016 WASHINGTON — With a splash of history and a dose of reassurance, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump claimed their parties’ presidential nominations and are turning their political... more »»

Assessment break cuts local revenue

June 7, 2016 HOUGHTON — Michigan’s new Essential Services Assessment law is a boon for business and industry, but it is straining operating budgets of local units of government, according to John Partanen,... more »»

Former Allouez supervisor challenges incumbent on Keweenaw Cnty. Board

June 7, 2016 ALLOUEZ TOWNSHIP — Sandra Gayk has experience in government and working for universities, which she thinks makes her a good candidate for the Keweenaw County Board. more »»

Houghton County struggles with psychiatric transport

June 7, 2016 By GRAHAM JAEHNIG gjaehnig@mininggazette. more »»

Election Guide: Clinton gets set for her big moment

June 7, 2016 By LAURIE KELLMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is ready to savor this moment, sailing into the last big round of primaries as the presumptive Democratic nominee for president. more »»

What to watch for in Tuesday's primaries

June 7, 2016 By NANCY BENAC WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s finally here: the last big primary night of the 2016 presidential race. (Sorry, D.C., we know you’re still to com. more »»

Tribe defies government

June 6, 2016 BARAGA — Motorists who notice changing speed limits signs from 55 mph to 45 mph along the business stretch of U.S. more »»

400 attend Health and Safety Fair

June 6, 2016 HANCOCK — From car seat installation clinics and free screenings to healthy snacks such as peanut butter hummus, UP Health System - Portage held its eighth annual Health and Safety Fair at the... more »»

Chastan runs for re-election

June 6, 2016 ONTONAGON — Donald Chastan is running for re-election to the Ontonagon Village Council as a nonpartisan candidate. “I am running to continue to serve and help the people of Ontonagon,” Chastan said. more »»

Calumet begins process of developing master plan

June 6, 2016 CALUMET — The creation of a master plan for the village of Calumet is in the beginning stages, but the process could take until sometime in 2017 to complete. more »»

US Muslims draw inspiration from Ali’s fight

June 6, 2016 By JEFF KAROUB Associated Press DETROIT — Even in his final months, Muhammad Ali was speaking out on behalf of Islam, the religion he so famously embraced in the 1960s by changing his name and... more »»

Finlandia to relaunch website

June 4, 2016 HANCOCK — Finlandia University created its first website in February 2001, and it was revised about seven years ago, according to Mike Babcock. more »»



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