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High School Local History Smackdown At Calumet Theatre

The High School Local History Smackdown offers Copper Country high school students the chance to test their knowledge of all things history—including geography and geology—related to Keweenaw, Baraga, Ontonagon, and Houghton counties. Its format is similar to a spelling bee: teams of four players are asked short-answer questions about local …

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UPPCO Warns Of Scams

Marquette – Upper Peninsula Power Company is urging its customers, including business customers, to be aware of scammers who may call them posing as UPPCO representatives. Recently, several customers have reported being contacted and informed that they owe money to UPPCO and will have their power turned off unless payment …

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Calumet Coffee Producer Expanding, Adding Jobs

A small business in Calumet is growing so fast, they’re already looking to expand and add jobs. Keweenaw Coffee Works opened in 2013 and produces a whole line of coffee flavors on their six pound roasting machine. However, they’ve just about outgrown their manufacturing capabilities. Marketing and Operations Director Valerie Baciak …

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Houghton

A Pelkie man is dead following a motorcycle accident in Houghton on Friday night. 69-year-old Brian Bixley was riding his motorcycle just before 7:30pm when he entered Shelden Avenue from a parking lot, lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into a light pole. He was taken by Mercy Ambulance to …

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March For Science Planned For Saturday

People who love science will be gathering this Saturday to march across the Portage Lake Lift Bridge. Organizers say the theme of the march is the Great Lakes watershed and how scientific research is used to protect and maintain the important services and connections the Great Lakes provide. They say …

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Indians Rock Verlander – Sunday Sports Wrap

Click on the bold scores for more details. MLB Justin Verlander was hit hard Saturday, as the Cleveland Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-6. Verlander surrendered seven runs in the first three innings. He gave up three home runs. Two additional runners who reached base before he left the game with …

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