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A night to remember

March 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — With kebobs and stuffed grape leaves, music, dances and costumes from various Persian regions, Iranians and a few hundred friends celebrated Norouz, the Persian New Year, at Michigan... more »»

Keweenaw Job Fair scheduled for April 7

March 30, 2015 HANCOCK?— Michigan Works!, Finlandia University, and The Finlandia CEO Club will be hosting the second annual Keweenaw Job Fair on Tuesday, April 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Seeking funds for recycling

March 30, 2015 HANCOCK — Officials with the city of Hancock have applied for a grant which they hope will enhance the recycling efforts of residents, according to Bill Marlor. more »»

Calumet Science Olympiad team practicing for State

March 30, 2015 CALUMET — Middle and high school Science Olympiad students from Calumet were busy Saturday morning getting ready for another trip to the state tournamen. more »»

Breaking the silence

March 30, 2015 HOUGHTON — The crowd that filled Fisher Hall room 135 on Michigan Technological University’s campus Saturday was an attentive one, as members of the campus and wider community turned out to hear... more »»

Fun with heart

March 28, 2015 HOUGHTON — Houghton Elementary School students raised $21,110 this year through the Jump Rope for Heart program. more »»

Pflaum to return to KNHP full-time

March 28, 2015 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — The year-long search for a superintendent at the Keweenaw National Historical Park is over, and the person chosen is familiar to staff and visitors. more »»

Disable the Label

March 28, 2015 HOUGHTON — Local residents got the chance to learn firsthand about living with disabilities Friday at the Copper Country Mall, where the Copper Country Regional Inclusive Community Coalition set up... more »»

Gowdy: Clinton wiped email server clean

March 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server “clean,” permanently deleting all emails from it, the Republican chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said... more »»

Dianda sponsors ban on powdered alcohol

March 27, 2015 CALUMET — A bill sponsored by State Rep. Scott Dianda to ban powdered alcohol in Michigan is going to committee. more »»

Fatal ORV accident

March 27, 2015 BARAGA TOWNSHIP — A single-vehicle ORV accident Thursday was fatal for a 37-year-old Baraga man, according to a written statement from the Michigan State Police Calumet post. At approximately 9:45 p. more »»

Celebrating the KNHP centennial

March 27, 2015 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — The National Park Service will be 100 years old in 2016, but across the country discussions are already going on about how best to celebrate the centennial, including at the... more »»

New hiring guidelines at KBIC

March 27, 2015 BARAGA — The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tribal Council approved selection guidelines for hiring new employees at their meeting on Thursday. more »»

End of Civil War to be remembered through bells

March 27, 2015 CALUMET TOWNSHIP — In April, it will be 150 years since the Civil War ended, and National Park Service units and local organizations around the country will recognize the occasion with the ringing o... more »»

A caring community

March 27, 2015 L’ANSE — More than 200 people have already voted in an online poll to determine which of six risk factors for youth Baraga County Communities that Care leaders should focus their efforts on, and the... more »»

Houghton High School students recognized for computing

March 27, 2015 HOUGHTON? — A Houghton High School student who has been active in Michigan Tech's Copper Country Programmers, a computer club for local teens, has been named winner of a Michigan regional award in... more »»

Law lets tribes prosecute non-native abusers

March 26, 2015 BARAGA — With a new provision of the federal 2013 Violence Against Women Act going into effect this month, U.S. more »»

City Manager Waara gets 5 percent raise

March 26, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Houghton City Council gave City Manager Eric Waara a 5 percent raise at its Wednesday meeting following a high score on his performance evaluation. more »»

Houghton County may get recycling grant

March 26, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Houghton County Board of Commissioners approved applying for a Department of Environmental Quality grant to begin cardboard recycling at the county transfer station. more »»

Low possibility for spring flooding

March 26, 2015 HOUGHTON — Winter is doing its best to hang around, but spring is coming, and although the possibility of flooding exists, the probability, so far, is low, according to Jack Dueweke. more »»

Edwards resigns from KBIC housing

March 25, 2015 BARAGA — Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tribal Council Member Eddy Edwards has resigned as executive director of the tribal Ojibwa Housing Authority. more »»



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