Recent Updates

Opportunity to support Copper Dog race tomorrow

The Otter River Kennel and Michigan Tech’s student mushing club will be offering free dog sled rides at Calumet’s Aggasiz Park, off Fourth Street, Saturday beginning at noon. The Elks Lodge is hosting the annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser, which starts an hour later. Organizer Doug Harrer says all proceeds go …

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Bitterly cold air in place this morning

As you wake up real temperatures are as cold as 10- to 20-below this morning and wind chills for parts of southern Houghton County could dip to 35-below. A wind chill advisory remains in effect until 11 AM. Michigan State Police shares some tips and precautions to help deal with …

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Omicron leads to new pandemic records

The omicron variant is shattering pandemic records related to COVID-19 cases across the Copper Country. Health officials say the numbers are almost assuredly higher as home testing results are rarely publicized. Western Upper Peninsula Health Department Chief Health Officer Kate Beer says that they should be treated as suspected cases, …

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