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Packers Throttle Vikings, Close in on Playoffs – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for additional game details. NHL The Red Wings couldn’t overcome an early deficit, and fell to the Bruins 5-3 yesterday. After Boston’s Trent Frederic netted the game’s first two goals, Detroit was able to tie the contest, with tallies from Jake Walman and Ben Chiarot. J-T …

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Controversial Final Play Sinks Lions; Pistons Break Losing Streak – Sunday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for additional game details. College Basketball The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team shut down Algoma University 85-48 Saturday. Marcus Tomashek scored 20 for the Huskies, and Dan Gherezgher added 17. The Northern Michigan men’s team smothered Division III Ripon College 95-37 Saturday. Carson Smith scored …

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Innovation Week on Michigan Tech’s Campus Less Than a Month Away

Michigan Technological University is a center for innovation and research among colleges and universities. Coming up in less than a month, the university’s Pavlis Honors College will celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship with Innovation Week 2024. During the week the conference will invite a panel of Michigan Tech students, faculty, and …

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Both Defendants are Denied Bond in the Hancock Township Murder Case

Bond has been denied for both persons accused in the murder of a Hancock township man earlier this month. Jacob and Margaret Kempainen stood before 97th District Court Judge Nicholas Daavettila for arraignment. Jacob Kempainen has been charged with three felony counts, open murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and felony …

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Breakwater Federal Credit Union Donates $2,000 to 31 Backpacks and Two More Groups During the Holidays

Around this time of the year, many groups will show their support for causes through their actions and donations. Recently employees from Breakwater Federal Credit Union in Houghton delivered items like coffee, or lunch to people in the community. But another delivery the credit union committed to this holiday season …

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Houghton County Sheriff Department Shares Annual Holiday Lights Video

Just in time for the holidays the Houghton County sheriff recently shared a special video to its Facebook page. For the past couple of years, the Houghton County sheriff has celebrated the holidays with the local community by producing a synchronized light and music video. The department shared that this …

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The Northbound Outside Lane on the Bridge will Close Next Week

Drivers should expect a single-lane closure next week on the Portage Lake lift bridge. The Michigan Department of Transportation will continue work on its 4.3 million dollar investment into the bridge’s infrastructure starting next Tuesday, January 2nd. Crews will close the northbound outside lane during daytime hours. The lane closure …

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Houghton Claims MacInnes Classic Crown – Friday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for additional game details. High School At the annual MacInnes Holiday Classic last night…• Houghton claimed the title for the second straight year, with a 4-1 victory over Hancock. Noah Maillette’s first period goal gave the Gremlins an early lead. Oscar Peterson added a tally …

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Copper Shore Victim Support Will Start a Craft Night Program for Teens in the Copper Country

Starting up in January the Copper Shores Community Health Foundation plans to integrate crafting and mental health services for teens in the Copper Country. Starting in January, Copper Shores will begin inviting students grades 7 to 12 from Baraga, Houghton, and Keweenaw counties for the Craft Night: Student Support Group. …

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Mount Bohemia Adding Partnerships for Season Passes Due to Slow Start to Snowfall

Mount Bohemia’s start to the ski season has a few bumps in the way before skiers can hit the slopes. Michigan’s only all-natural snow ski hill does not currently have snow available on the hill. The ski resort has begun to announce partnerships with other resorts in the region, so …

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