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Hancock Receives Clean Audit Report

The books look good. Debbie Bradford of Rukkila, Negro & Associates presented the 2016 Audit Report to the Hancock City Council at their monthly meeting on Wednesday. The report was a clean, or unmodified, opinion. City Manager Glenn Anderson noted that this was the first time in several years that …

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Keweenaw Business Ball Raises $2,465 for Local Food Pantry

HOUGHTON, Michigan (January 16, 2017) – Last month, the Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce, Keweenaw Young Professionals (KYP), and Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) came together at the Continental Fire Company to host the Keweenaw Business Ball, a collaborative holiday celebration. This seasonal gathering offered more than good cheer, great food …

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Local Students Attending Trump’s Inauguration

The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States takes place Friday and many Copper Country students will be there to see it. Middle and high school students from Hancock, Chassell, Dollar Bay-Tamarack and Ontonagon schools left Tuesday night on buses for Washington D.C. They are …

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Paying For Library Fines With Food

If you don’t return your library materials on time, you get charged a small fine. Don’t return them for a long time or have a lot of overdue items–and that fine can add up. The Portage Lake District Library in Houghton is once again given patrons a chance to pay …

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Gremlin Girls Outbalance Kings – Wednesday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school girls basketball last night… – Houghton outscored Calumet 13-2 in the third quarter, and remained unbeaten with a 56-40 victory over the Copper Kings. The Gremlins took advantage of a balanced offensive effort – Cara Monette and …

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Nominations Open For Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards

HOUGHTON, Michigan (January 17, 2017) —  Registration is now open for the Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards Dinner, which will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2017 in Houghton. The Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards is a celebration that recognizes local businesses, community projects, and individuals for their efforts in …

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