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Houghton High School Wins Spring 2018 Blizzard Bowl

Nine Upper Peninsula high school Quiz Bowl teams participated in the Spring 2018 Blizzard Bowl Tournament on the campus of Michigan Technological University on Saturday, February 24. This was the fifth Blizzard Bowl and was sponsored by the University’s Center for Pre-College Outreach and the Michigan Tech Quiz Bowl Club. …

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Sled Dog’s Life Saved By Good Samaritan

The annual Copperdog 150 and Copperdog 80 races concluded Sunday afternoon in downtown Calumet, bringing mushers and dog sled teams from as far away as Quebec, Canada.   “It was a fun event. It was challenging as normal, so I’m very happy with that,” said musher, J.R. Anderson, who finished …

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Spark Plug Awards Dinner Recognizes Community Leaders

Community Leaders from Across the Keweenaw were honored last night in downtown Houghton at the Annual Spark plug awards dinner. The event was hosted by the Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce in partnership with  MTEC SmartZone, Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance (KEDA), and Keweenaw Young Professionals, and Featured Bud Cole as the …

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MTU Increasing Cyber Security

Michigan Tech will soon be increasing the security of its cyber presence. The university will be updating its web pages to a single sign on page requiring log in users to enter a user name on one page, and a password on a second. The two page sign in will …

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Fishing Licenses Available 

The 2018 Michigan fishing license is now available for purchase. Licenses  went on sale yesterday with annual licenses valid until March 31, 2019. The DNR says there are two ways to purchase a fishing license.. They can be obtained in person at local retail outlets or electronically on the e …

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