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MDOT Works With Michigan Tech For Better Bridge Inspections

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI) are researching a new way to collect bridge condition data. The 3-D optical bridge evaluation system (3DOBS) uses a vehicle-mounted camera and software to supplement traditional inspections. Here, the device is about to collect data on the northbound …

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People & Pets Sought For Pet Therapy Teams

Therapy dogs can provide a huge lift for people that need a little furry tenderness and one local group can help you or your dog become certified in providing that help. Superiorland Pet Partners is looking for individuals interested in a possible therapy dog handler class this summer. Co-founder Patty …

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Music On The Menu Continues Friday

Music on the Menu continues this Friday at the Portage Lake District Library. The public is welcome to bring their lunch and enjoy an outdoor series of events held on the dock outside the library. This Friday from noon to 1:00pm, Bob Hiltunen will perform music from his expansive and …

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Free Tire Recycling Event

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community and the Superior Watershed Partnership are teaming up to provide a public tire drop off event this Saturday. From 8:00am to 2:00pm at the KBIC Solid Waste Facility in Baraga, local residents can drop off tires from passenger vehicles, motorcycles, and ATV’s to be recycled …

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SNB Earns Fast Pitch Sweep – Tuesday Sports Wrap

Fast Pitch Softball In Copper Country Fast Pitch Softball action last night, Superior National Bank swept its doubleheader against Coca Cola of Hancock last night, 18-5 and 12-4. Vera Peterson was the winning pitcher in the first contest. Janie Berg had two singles for SNB and Celia Peterson and Andrea …

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Markkanen To Host Tele-Town Hall Meeting

State Representative Greg Markkanen will host a tele-town hall meeting Tuesday, June 18th at 6:30pm. The event will give residents the opportunity to ask questions about the upcoming change in Michigan’s car insurance system. Markkanen will be joined by Speaker Pro Tempore and Chairman of the select committee on reducing …

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Bridgefest Brings On Summer Fun

HOUGHTON — Summer is finally in full swing, and what better way to welcome the warm weather than with a festival? The 32nd annual Bridgefest kicked off over the weekend, with fun for the whole family to enjoy. Keweenaw Chevrolet sponsored the festival, and featured their Touch–a–Truck event. “We have …

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