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Houghton Police Step Up Presence In Local Schools

While lawmakers struggle to find ways to make students safer while at school, the Houghton Police Department is stepping up their own efforts. In his report to the City Council on Wednesday, Police Chief John Donnelly said his department has increased their presence in the Houghton High School and Middle …

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Local Students Take Part In National School Walkout

Many students from the Copper Country are among those calling for an end to gun violence in schools by participating in Wednesday’s national school walkout. Some 200 students at Houghton High School and Middle School took part in the protest. Around 10:00am, the students left their classrooms and gathered outside …

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Submissions Sought For DNR’s Good Hunting Patch

Keweenaw students and artisans of all ages are being asked to take part in Michigan hunting history. The Department of Natural Resources is preparing for the upcoming white tail deer season and seeking a design for its annual collectors patch. “The Deer Cooperator Patch has been in existence since 1972 …

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Houghton County Joins Lawsuit Against Drug Companies

Houghton County will participate in a mass-action lawsuit against the makers of opioid medication. The Houghton County Board of Commissioners voted to join the effort as presented by attorneys from The Sam Bernstein Law Firm and Weitz & Luxenberg during their February meeting. The lawsuit seeks to recover the cost …

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Website Highlights Houghton’s Outdoor Activities

A national website is recognizing Houghton as the small town in Michigan with more attractions than any other place in the state. Onlyinyourstate.com recently published an article on Houghton and the surrounding recreational opportunities, as well as the fun to be found in town. The article says although most people …

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