The Daily Mining Gazette, 28 May 2016 19:32:48 EDTSat, 28 May 2016 19:32:48 EDT man won peacetime Medal of Honor - The Medal of Honor is the most prestigious military declaration a soldier can receive. The ranks of awardees are small - and those who also have Copper Country ties are even rare.Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTCalumet man distinguished himself in World War II - Among the Copper Country residents fighting abroad during World War II was Wilbert Junttila, an Air Force captain from Calumet who emerged victorious from numerous air battles with Nazi forces in England.Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe Western Federation of Miners arrives on Lake Superior unions came and went in the Copper Country around the turn of the 20th century.Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTTips for better start to growing season growing seasons and poor soils are challenges every gardener in the norther Upper Peninsula faces. Fortunately, these challenges can be overcome and those new to gardening can actually have fun learning how to defy the elements of nature.Sat, 21 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTChildren of the Copper Country to many mining regions in western states, the Lake Superior copper district enjoyed a low crime rate. The Copper Country did not produce a Jessie James or a Dalton Gang, so it did not need a Wyatt Earp or a Wild Bill Hickok.Sat, 21 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT