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Houghton County using Emergency Notification SYstem

Houghton County has begun the use of an emergency mass notification system. County residents who want to receive the electronic alerts can sing up by logging into the county’s website. In the event of an emergency, participants would receive notifications by a telephone call, text or email. The system is …

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Team CC Romps to State Title – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlights for more details. Team CC Team Copper Country dominated state tournament play in Marquette over the weekend. After sweeping its three pool games Friday and Saturday by a combined score of 29-2, Team CC dispatched the Oakland Junior Grizzlies 4-1 in the semifinals yesterday morning. After …

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1st District House Candidate Draws Endorsement

U.S. House of Representatives candidate candidate Matt Morgan has been endorsed by the Upper Peninsula Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council. Morgan is the only Democrat currently competing for the opportunity to face Republican Jack Bergman in the November general election. “I’m honored to be endorsed by the UP Building …

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Marquette Meth Lab Busted

Two men have been arrested following a raid on a suspected meth lab in a house on Fair Street in Marquette yesterday. Detectives assigned to the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) entered the home with a search warrant. They say they found methamphetamine, two firearms, and so much hazardous …

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DNR To Limit Number Of Backcountry Campsites At Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will limit the number of designated backcountry campsites at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, to better protect park resources and help ensure a quality backcountry camping experience. At roughly 60,000 acres, Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is Michigan’s largest state park, home to towering old-growth …

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Volunteers Needed For 31 Backpacks Big Pack

31 Backpacks needs your help to make sure kids have enough food for Spring Break. Many families depend on local schools for help feeding their children and when school is not in session, many of those kids go hungry. The Big Pack is when volunteers gather to package food for …

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Local Judge Honored With Treatment Court Hero Award

A local judge is being recognized for his efforts in managing criminal cases that result from drug addiction. 97th District Court Judge Mark Wisti has received an annual Treatment Court Hero Award from the Michigan Association of Treatment Court Professionals.   As he reviews cases everyday, Judge Mark Wisti has …

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Baraga Woman Charged With Embezzlement

A Baraga woman is facing 11 felony charges after being arrested for embezzlement from a bar. 43-year-old Kelly Tapani was arraigned Thursday in Keweenaw County 97th District Court. She was arrested Wednesday after a several month long investigation conducted by the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office. Tapani faces charges of embezzlement …

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