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Tigers Lose Fourth Straight – Friday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue links for more details. MLB The Detroit Tigers dropped their fourth straight game last night, falling 9-3 to the Cleveland Indians. Michael Fulmer struggled into the fourth inning, and was charged with all nine Cleveland runs. Nicholas Castellanos had two hits and drove in two runs …

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Michigan Notable Book Author Coming To Library

In celebration of National Library week, the Portage Lake District Library will be hosting many events through the end of the week including an evening of readings, music and story telling tomorrow. “This Friday, we will have Daniel Wolff, who is a Michigan Notable Book Author. He will be at …

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Twelve Local Students Awarded Making A Difference Scholarships

Twelve students have been awarded the Portage Health Foundation Making a Difference Scholarship to Michigan Technological University. The scholarships are part of a Michigan Tech-Portage Health Foundation partnership established in 2015 to support health education. This year’s recipients have an average GPA of 3.87 and represent the breadth of health-related …

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Houghton Considers Rental License Moratorium

Rental licenses in Houghton will continue to be considered after a motion to put a hold on them failed to pass. The Houghton City Council considered putting a moratorium on all R1 Rental License applications at their regular meeting Wednesday. The motion was made by Councilman Buck Foltz and seconded …

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Tigers Fall in Cleveland – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue links for more details. MLB The Detroit Tigers’ offense struggled again last night, as they lost 5-1 to the Cleveland Indians. Detroit collected just three hits – one, a solo home run by Leonys Martin. Tigers starter Jordan Zimmermann left the game in the first inning, …

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County To Move Ahead With Jail Addition

Plans to build an addition to the Houghton County Jail are moving forward as is. The League of Women Voters of the Copper Country presented the feedback they received from the community during three public forums and from their online survey regarding the jail. The League contends there needs to …

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