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Tech Hockey Blanks NMU – Saturday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School The Michigan high school football playoffs are underway… – In Division Four, Escanaba entertains Whitehall this afternoon. – In Division Five, Menominee trounced Kalkaska 41-13. The Maroons will play the winner of today’s game between Grayling and Kingsford next …

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Diwali Night is Saturday

The Indian Students Association at Michigan Technological University presents its annual Diwali Night Dinner and Performance Saturday. Diwali is one of the biggest festivals in India, and is celebrated based on a mythological event where good wins over evil. The celebration begins with the Diwali Dinner at the Memorial Union …

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New Day & Time For Treat Street

Treat Street in downtown Houghton is going to be a little different this year. The 8th annual event will still feature many of the businesses passing out candy and the haunted house at the city center. But instead of being on Friday, the event has been moved to Saturday. Lt. …

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Houghton Considers Creating Redevelopment Ready District

The City of Houghton is considering establishing a new zoning district. On Tuesday, the Planning Commission decided to recommend the creation a Redevelopment Ready District. The R-4 zoning designation would be for areas where redevelopment could occur to renovate or replace existing buildings. Houghton City Manager Eric Waara said the …

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Houghton Prepares For Saturday’s Treat Street

The City of Houghton is making preparations for this weekend’s Treat Street. The 8th annual downtown Trick-or-Treating event brings roughly 2,000 kids to visit merchants along Shelden Avenue and tour the City Center’s haunted house. The event, which traditionally has been held on Friday nights, has been moved to Saturday. …

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Houghton’s Fire Insurance Rating Upgraded

The City of Houghton is getting high marks from the agency that sets their Fire Insurance Rating. Houghton City Manager Eric Waara said the Insurance Services Office said the city’s Public Protection Classification was upgraded from a 6 to a 5. Waara said that rating is used to determine fire insurance …

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Houghton Abandons Red Oak Lane

The City of Houghton is proceeding with the abandonment of Red Oak Lane, an undeveloped road within the subdivision project in West Houghton. By formally abandoning the seventy-foot wide right-of-way, including a sixty-foot radius cul-de-sac, the road can be realigned to fit the layout of the subdivision. A public hearing …

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