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Two Perish In House Fire

UPDATE 7:30am, 12/19/16: A fire in Allouez Township has claimed the lives of two people. 73-year-old Norman Kilpela and 79-year-old Marianne Kilpela were inside their home in Fulton when it went up in flames Friday morning. Multiple agencies battled the blaze, dealing with both extreme cold and difficulty in obtaining …

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Michigan Tech’s Midyear Commencement Saturday

By Mark Wilcox, News Writer, Michigan Technological University Nearly 350 bachelor’s, master’s and PhD recipients are expected to take part in Michigan Technological University’s Midyear Commencement Saturday. Ceremonies take place at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 17 in the Wood Gym of the Student Development Complex. Keith Creagh, director of the Michigan Department …

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Third B&E Suspect Arraigned

The last of three suspects allegedly involved in a break in of Northwoods Sporting Goods in Hancock has been arraigned. 19-year-old Jake Hugall was charged with Breaking and Entering with Intent, a 10 year felony, and a five-year Larceny felony. Three handguns and ammunition were stolen from the store on …

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MTU Men, Women Earn Hoops Wins – Friday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school hockey tonight… – Houghton skates at Escanaba. – L’Anse faces Petoskey at the Petoskey Showcase. Tomorrow… – Jeffers visits Escanaba. – L’Anse takes on Freeland at the Petoskey Showcase. In boys basketball last night… – Hancock …

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Rep. Dianda Applauds Passage of Wolf Hunt Legislation

LANSING — State Representative Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) voted in favor of Senate Bill 1187 to add wolves to the definition of game animals late Wednesday night. The legislation would allow for the hunting of wolves which could help mitigate some of the negative impacts of the resurgent wolf population in …

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Keweenaw Young Professionals Seeks New Board Members

HANCOCK, MI (December 14, 2016) – Keweenaw Young Professionals (KYP) is seeking nominations to fill four positions on their board of directors for 2017. New Board Members will help set the direction for programming and include a President Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, and a General Board Member. KYP is a 501(c)3 …

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Finlandia University Gallery Receives Technology Grant

Finlandia University Gallery will be updating it’s technology in the gallery thanks to a grant received from Finlandia Foundation National and donations from the community. “As contemporary art and the technologies that support it advance, the types of media used by artists to create their work has also changed,” notes …

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