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Tigers Win Fifth Straight – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue links for more details. MLB Blaine Hardy turned in another effective start, as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Chicago White Sox 3-1 yesterday. With temperatures in the 90s in Chicago, Hardy pitched into the sixth inning, giving up one run on six hits. The Tigers took …

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Child Pulled From Collapsed Basement

Deputies from the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Canal Road Sunday, just before 5:00am, for a basement collapsing due to flooding and a 12 year old child trapped inside. The father was able to dig out the child and perform CPR. Deputies along with Stanton Township first responders …

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12-Year-Old Trapped in House Collapse

A 12-year-old child was trapped and badly injured when the basement of a house on Canal Road collapsed early today. Houghton County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene at 5:00 this morning. The child’s father was able to dig the child out, and performed CPR. Because of road damage, …

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Boil Water Advisory Issued

Heavy rains in Houghton County have resulted in severe erosion and flooding. Municipal water mains located under city streets may have been compromised during the erosion. The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory for any person who is aware that their water service line …

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Post-Flood Private Well Drinking Water Safety Information

We have received the following information from the Western Upper Peninsula District Health Department about drinking water safety. This applies only to those with private wells, and not to those attached to municipal water systems. Western U.P. Health Department issues the following precautions for well-water users who believe their wells …

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Coast Guard urges caution on Lake Superior

SAULT SAINTE MARIE, Mich. — Due to heavy rains and storms near the coastal Lake Superior region, the Coast Guard urges all boaters in the Keweenaw Waterway and Portage Lake region to avoid recreating on the water due to significant debris in the waterway caused by recent rain storms. Additionally, …

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Pine Mountain Music Festival Opens

June 13,2018 (Marquette, MI) -Can you imagine Pine Mountain Music Festival’s 28th season. An evening party at the Glider Museum in Iron Mountain on June 21 featuring Alma Flamenca dancer and Ralph’s Brass Band followed by a performance of the Bergonzi String Quartet. The following evening, in Marquette “A Touch …

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Unhealthy Trees Removed In Calumet

On June 12 and 13, a professional tree service company removed hazardous trees and their stumps, and trimmed other trees in the area around Keweenaw National Historical Park Headquarters. The work was the culmination of an assessment of the trees that took place in 2017. Last fall, a professional arborist …

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