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Parking Fines In Houghton Questioned

There is no perfect solution for parking downtown in the city of Houghton.  That was the answer given by Police Chief John Donnelly when a local business owner raised the question of parking tickets at the regular meeting of the Houghton City Council. Donnelly explained that visitors are given one …

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MTU Faculty Awards Presented

As Michigan Tech continues to educate the next generation of engineers, researchers, and innovative thinkers, faculty members are also being honored for their role and advancements. “Tonight we had a celebration to honor our premiere faculty and staff for research and teaching and outreach and diversity awards,” said Michigan Tech …

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Logging Truck Loses Its Load And Causes Accident

A close call happened this week on an Upper Peninsula road when a logging truck lost its load.  The accident happened Monday shortly after 3pm on County Road 550 near Eagle Nest Road in Marquette County. According to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, the logging truck, owned by a McInerney …

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Chassell Township Recreation Millage On November Ballot

Chassell Township residents will vote on a recreation millage on November 6th. The 0.5 mills will be used to help fund recreation priorities set by township residents through a recreation survey completed in the summer of 2017.  Revenue from the millage would fund projects identified in Chassell Township’s new five-year …

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Final Presentations On Jail Proposal

Houghton County residents have two more opportunities to learn about the new jail expansion proposal. Presentations will be held at the Houghton County Courthouse tonight and at the Franklin Township Hall tomorrow.  Both meetings begin at 7pm. The county is looking to borrow $11 million for up to 20 years …

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Calumet, Westwood Lead WestPAC Copper Division All-Stars

WestPAC Copper Division champion Calumet and Westwood dominated the All-Conference Team announced Tuesday. Travis Ojala of the Copper Kings was named Offensive Player of the Year. Teammate Nick Djerf was named Special Teams Player of the Year, and John Croze was named Coach of the Year for leading Calumet to …

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WestPAC All-Iron Division Football Players Announced

Lake Linden-Hubbell’s Carter Crouch collected three honors, as the WestPAC All-Iron Division football awards were announced this afternoon. Crouch was named Special Teams Player of the Year, and was named an All-Star starter as both a punter and a defensive back. He is joined on the All-Star squad by fellow …

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