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MLK Day Observances Planned

Both Finlandia University and Michigan Tech will be observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day today. Finlandia will again hold its MLK Day of Service. Students and staff are encouraged to donate their time to help local individuals and organizations. On last week’s Finlandia Fridays broadcast, Molly Berg of Hancock said …

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Former U.P. Priests Charged With Sexual Abuse

Two more former Upper Peninsula priests are facing criminal sexual conduct charges.  74-year-old Gary Allen Jacobs of Albuquerque, New Mexico, served in Ontonagon and Dickinson Counties between 1981 and 1984. In Ontonagon County, he’s being charged with six counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct involving a child between the ages …

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Gas Prices Hold Steady in Keweenaw

Gasoline prices in our region held basically steady last week. AAA Michigan’s survey places the cost of a gallon of unleaded regular at $2.55 in Houghton County. That’s a penny higher than last week, right in line with the national average, but seven cents above the statewide average. Keweenaw County …

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Packers Fall in NFC Championship Game – Monday Sports Wrap

High School In hockey tonight, Jeffers skates at Negaunee. In boys basketball this evening… – Hancock entertains Negaunee. – Houghton travels to West Iron County. – Lake Linden-Hubbell welcomes Ontonagon. – Dollar Bay-Tamarack City journeys to Wakefield-Marenisco. – Baraga tips off at Bessemer. – L’Anse hosts Ewen-Trout Creek. The Copper …

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Girl Scout Cookie Sale Begins

Girl Scout cookies officially go on sale today. Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes CEO Karmen Lemke says every dollar of profit from the sale remains with the troop that sells the cookies. There’s a new look to the boxes this year. They’ll highlight the types of experiences that …

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