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Four-Wheeler Stolen In Portage Township

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a stolen 1999 Kawasaki Prairie 300cc four wheeler from the Onkalo’s Corner in Portage Township on Sunday, August 11th, but just recently reported to the sheriff’s department. The ATV/Four-wheeler is described as red with a gun rack and a black plastic storage bin …

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Woman Stabbed At McLain State Park

A woman and her dog are recovering after being stabbed while at the beach at McLain’s State Park on Saturday. Upon arrival, troopers from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post determined the 27-year-old victim had been stabbed by the suspect twice with a knife. Police say an altercation had occurred …

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Missing Houghton Woman found

UPDATE 4:56pm: The Houghton Police Department says 82-year-old Eva Vencato was located near the Bill Nichols Trail #3 by family members assisting in the search at 2:35pm Sunday. Eva was transported to UP Health System–Portage for follow up treatment. The search was coordinated by Superior Search and Rescue, who thanked …

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UP Authors at Grandpa’s Barn

It’s time to celebrate the art of books at Grandpa’s Barn during Copper Harbor’s annual Art in the Park this weekend. Grandpa’s Barn is located behind Copper Harbor’s one-room school and is adjacent to the Grant Township Park. The public is invited to come sit on the porch and chat …

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Pertussis Cases Spike In U.P.

The following press release was issued by the Western U.P. Health Department: Pertussis (whooping cough) is now circulating in several of our U.P. communities and public health is asking that all U.P. adults check their immunization status and that of their children. This is particularly important before kids head back …

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