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Gas Prices Trend Higher

Gas prices rose again last week in our area. AAA Michigan’s survey places the average cost of unleaded gasoline in the Marquette region at $2.57 per gallon. That’s a nickel higher than it was a week ago, four cents higher than a month ago, and a dime higher than a …

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Calumet Sweeps Copper Island Classic

High School In high school hockey, Calumet completed a sweep of the Copper Island Classic with a 5-0 victory over Hancock. Alex Mattila had a goal and two assists for the Copper Kings. Jackson Relei, Tanner Rowe, Scott Loukus and Dean Loukus also scored. Alex Studebaker needed to make just …

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New Outages Slow Power Restoration Effort

Crews trying to complete power restoration after Wednesday’s storm suffered setbacks Friday, as new outages occurred.  Early Friday, Upper Peninsula Power Company estimated the number of customers without service at around 1,200. By evening, that total had risen to around 2,300. Most of the new outages occurred in Marquette County. …

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Power Crews Make Slow Progress on Storm Repairs

THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED AS OF 8:15 FRIDAY MORNING. Slowly but surely, electrical crews are restoring power to areas hit by Wednesday’s severe storm. UPPCO spokesman Brett French told us this morning that around 1,200 customers remain without power. Higher figures shown earlier this morning on the company’s online …

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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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