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Supreme Court welcomes public again, and new justice

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court began its new term Monday with a new justice on the bench, the public back in the courtroom and a spirited debate in a case that pits environmental protections against property rights. The new member of the court, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, wasted no time ...

Eleanore (Johns) Keranen

Eleanore (Johns) Keranen quietly passed away Thursday morning, September 22, 2022 at the Omega House in Houghton. She was born December 12, 1928 in Franklin Township, the daughter of the late Ernest and Irene (Odgers) Johns. Eleanore was a graduate of Hancock High School and was married ...

Let the rain fall down, a precipitous symphony

By the time I got there, the rain was falling like a piano tune all over everything, quieting the whole scene right down.     There were no bird sounds, no water sounds, not even any wind.     All I could hear was this haunting melody played by the raindrops falling onto everything, ...

Geek U.P. returns to Keweenaw

HOUGHTON — After two years away due to COVID-19, Geek U.P. returns Saturday with a lineup of artists, vendors, costume contests and guest appearances. It all happens from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Memorial Union Building ballroom at Michigan Technological University. The convention ...

Finlandia opens season with 52-7 loss to Benedictine

HANCOCK – While it was a beautiful evening for football as the sun slowly set on McAfee Field, it was not a pretty scene on the gridiron for the Finlandia Lions as they opened their 2022 campaign with a 52-7 thrashing by the Benedictine Eagles. Benedictine won the toss and took control of ...

Canadian police: 1 suspect in stabbings dead

WELDON, Saskatchewan — One of the suspects in the stabbing deaths of 10 people in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan has been found dead, and his injuries are not self inflicted, police said Monday as they continued the search for a second suspect. Regina Police Chief Evan Bray said ...