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Coming up roses

July 4, 2015 By Garrett Neese gneese@mininggazette.com CALUMET — Roses grown from cuttings done from cemeteries and abandoned homesteads across the Copper Country are blooming in a peaceful community garden. more »»

 
 
 
New grounds beneath Bishop Baraga

July 4, 2015 L'ANSE — The grounds are neatly mowed, but things seem a little empty without the flowers usually planted at the Bishop Baraga Shrine by July. more »»

Business is booming

July 3, 2015 HOUGHTON — Business has been brisk at local fireworks outlets this summer, and especially hectic in the days leading up to July 4. more »»

Safety key to having fun with fireworks

July 3, 2015 HOUGHTON — Fireworks can be a fun way to celebrate the Fourth of July, but they can also be dangerous. In 2013 there were eight fireworks-related deaths in the U.S. more »»

The show can’t go on: community band cancels 2015 concerts

July 3, 2015 By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette.com HOUGHTON — The Copper Country Community Band is canceling its slate of concerts for the summer — but it’s only a rest, not a coda. more »»

Keweenaw County seeks to fill vacancies on several boards

July 3, 2015 EAGLE RIVER — Keweenaw County is looking to fill vacancies on several of its board. more »»

Home invasion suspect charged

July 2, 2015 HOUGHTON — The suspect in a Monday home invasion and assault in Lake Linden was arraigned in 97th District Court Wednesday. more »»

KCVB to host app launch

July 2, 2015 CALUMET?— Navigating the Copper Country should be a lot easier with the release of a new app, according to the Keweenaw Convention and Visitor’s Burea. more »»

Market season

July 2, 2015 L’ANSE/HANCOCK — Todd Arney is a farmers market junkie. He loves the “ground to table” vegetables and thinks “homemade crafts are such a draw. more »»

New time, location for L’Anse Farmers Market

July 2, 2015 L’ANSE — The L’Anse Farmers Market has added a new Wednesday afternoon market this summer. Two weeks in, both vendors and customers are encouraged by how things are going. more »»

Information sought in window-breaking

July 2, 2015 CALUMET — The Calumet Police Department is looking for the person or people who broke numerous windows of a Calumet building with rocks Monday evening. more »»

Farmers market schedule

July 2, 2015 Hancock Tori Wednesday and Saturday, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Village Green in front of former Hancock Middle School Main Street Calumet Market Friday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 200 Fifth St. more »»

NMU Public Safety Seeks Help in Stolen Vehicle Search

July 1, 2015 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University Public Safety is seeking help from area residents that may lead to the recovery of a stolen vehicl. more »»

Keweenaw County debates zoning issue

July 1, 2015 EAGLE RIVER — The proprietors of several tourist homes in Keweenaw County are seeking to reverse an interpretation of the zoning ordinance that prevents events at the homes from including... more »»

Camp teaches kids about STEM in nature, culture

July 1, 2015 BARAGA — Hancock’s Ashleigh Griffin, 17, might not be what you’d picture when you think of a student blacksmith. more »»

Science lesson learned in making drum

July 1, 2015 BARAGA — At first glance, making a Native American hand drum seems an odd fit for a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) camp, admits Treneice Marshall, Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community... more »»

AMVETS welcomes peacetime veterans

June 30, 2015 SOUTH RANGE — U.S. military veterans who weren’t on active duty during wartime may soon have the chance to continue serving their country in a more inclusive veterans organizatio. more »»

Main Street Calumet hires new director

June 30, 2015 CALUMET — After nearly two years without an executive director, Main Street Calumet has hired Leah Polzien to take the reigns of the downtown revitalization organization. more »»

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