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New UPSET West Drug Enforcement Team Created

HANCOCK, Mich., Dec. 1, 2016 – After holding four public safety gatherings that date back to August of last year, area law enforcement agencies and the Portage Health Foundation are pleased to announce a community-wide partnership, which formed to financially support an increased Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team, known as …

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Christmas In Calumet Begins This Weekend

If you need a little Christmas, make your way up to Calumet this weekend. The annual Christmas in Calumet season officially kicks off this evening with the lighting of the tree in the park next to the Calumet Theater at 7:00pm. There will live music, refreshments and community caroling. Main …

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YAC Book & Pajama Drive Underway

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) of the Keweenaw Community Foundation will be hosting a Holiday Book Drive to benefit local youth. The YAC encourages the community to donate new and gently used books and new pajamas for children ages 6-17 years. Books and pajamas will be given to UP Kids to …

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L’Anse, Baraga Earn Girls Hoops Wins – Friday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school hockey last night… – Jeffers and Kingsford skated to a 5-5 tie. – Negaunee defeated L’Anse 8-3. This weekend… – Calumet plays at Cranbrook Kingswood tonight and tomorrow afternoon. – Houghton entertains Traverse City Central tonight, …

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Heroin Bust in Houghton

A 38-year-old man from the Chicago area faces drug charges following his arrest in Houghton on Wednesday. Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team took the man into custody at the Super 8 Motel. Using a search warrant, officials say they seized more than eight grams of heroin, numerous …

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Milbrath Named Assistant Finlandia AD

From Finlandia Univeristy – Finlandia University has named Phil Milbrath as the Assistant Athletic Director. Milbrath, who will be handling compliance, academics, facilities and assist with game day operations, will start today, Dec. 1. For the past two and a half years, Milbrath has served as Director of Football Operations …

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Nassiri Appeal Denied by Michigan Supreme Court

A Dollar Bay man convicted of murdering his wife has been turned down in his bid to have his appeal heard by the Michigan Supreme Court. Nima Nassiri was convicted of second-degree murder following the beating death of Senaz Nezami in December of 2013. He is serving a 20 to …

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