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White Mine Acquisition Period Extended To March

The period to complete the acquisition of the White Pine mine has been extended until March. Highland Copper Company is in the process of acquiring the mine location from Copper Range Company. In a press release, Highland Copper states the final closing of the acquisition is subject to a number …

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Another Record Year For UP State Fair

ESCANABA, Mich. — (Nov. 30, 2018) Michigan’s only state fair proved once again to be an economic boon to the Upper Peninsula (U.P.). The Aug. 13-19 U.P. State Fair in Escanaba, Mich., drew a record-high 92,000 fairgoers. This was nearly a six percent increase over 2017’s record-setting attendance of 87,000. …

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Food Drive Wrapping Up At Chassell School

A Community food drive has students in Chassell fighting hunger and competing for pizza at the same time.  K through 12 students at the Chassell School have been collecting canned and dry goods that will be forwarded to area food banks tomorrow, with each grade competing to collect the most.  …

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No New CWD Cases In UP So Far

With the valuable assistance of hunters, a minimum goal set for chronic wasting disease deer head testing has been surpassed in two surveillance areas set up in the central Upper Peninsula. The testing will aid the Michigan Department of Natural Resources in determining the extent of this deadly deer disease …

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Packers Fire McCarthy – Monday Sports Wrap

High School The girls high school basketball schedule begins tonight with one local game, as Jeffers plays at Calumet. Our broadcast will begin around 7:00 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. On the boys schedule this evening… – Hancock plays at L’Anse. – Lake Linden-Hubbell welcomes Baraga. – Jeffers travels to …

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MTU Hockey Blasts Bemidji – Sunday Sports Wrap

High School In high school hockey yesterday… – Hancock exploded for five goals in the third period, and defeated Traverse City Central 6-1. – Houghton fell to Hartland 3-2. Seth Francois and Brendan Erickson scored for the Gremlins. Jimmy Pietila stopped 16 shots. – Calumet lost 3-2 in overtime at …

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