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UPPCO Crews Working on Holiday to Restore Power

The Upper Peninsula Power Company says it continues to devote its full resources to resolving power outages caused by Wednesday’s storm. At 8:30 Thanksgiving morning, company spokesperson Brett French told us that damage is so widespread that they’re still continuing to assess the situation. Around 4,200 customers remain without power …

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Storm Recovery Continues

THURSDAY, 9:30 AM – SEE UPDATED INFORMATION FROM UPPCO HERE. Power companies continue to struggle to restore electricity to some of the thousands who lost service during Wednesday’s winter storm. As of 5:00 Thursday morning, the Upper Peninsula Power Company had provided no recent updates about how many customers were …

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Wings Wiped, Howard Hurt – Thursday Sports Wrap

NHL The Detroit Red Wings’ struggles continued with a 6-0 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs last night. Jimmy Howard gave up three goals in the first 10 minutes, then left the game with a mid-body injury. Jonathan Bernier allowed the other three goals, as the Leafs outshot the Wings 54-25. …

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Blizzard Blasts Keweenaw

NOTE: This story was posted at 7:20 a.m. on November 27th. It contains timely information which may be out of date if read later. Mother Nature has thrown a monkey wrench into a lot of Thanksgiving travel plans with an ill-timed storm. Most areas could see a foot or more …

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Turkey Trot Tomorrow

The pre-Thanksgiving snowfall will not stop tomorrow’s Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk. Angela Luskin from UP Health System-Portage says it will force them off the regular trail, and onto a back-up route… There’s a silver lining in that, for those who might not want to do the full distance… The Turkey …

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Houghton Deputies Seek Info About Thefts

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department is asking for your help to solve some recent thefts in the Calumet area. On November 2nd, a red 1970’s-era Suzuki moped was taken from a yard on Allouez Street in Florida Location. It has a square headlight, chrome handlebars, and black duck tape on …

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KBIC Announces Six-Month Disbursements

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has authorized $139,372.65 in distributions to local units of government in Baraga County. The money represents two percent of the slot machine revenues at the Baraga Casino over the past six months. The Baraga Area School District gets the largest grant, at a little over …

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