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Wings Waive Pulkkinen – Tuesday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school volleyball today… – Houghton visits L’Anse – Calumet travels to Negaunee. – Dollar Bay and Watersmeet play in a triangular at Lake Linden-Hubbell. – West Iron County plays at Hancock. – Chassell journeys to Bessemer. – …

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Anti-Substance Abuse Campaign Kicks Off

Life is a series of choices, and it’s best to start making the right choices at a young age. The Red Ribbon patch program seeks to get that message to kids to avoid substance abuse. Dial Help Prevention Coordinator Kevin Weir said, “A lot of people are out there trying …

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Volunteers Needed For RSVP Program

Sometimes, a simple phone call can make a world of difference. The Western U.P. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is looking for volunteers for the new program–Keeping Independent Seniors Safe (KISS). RSVP Program Specialist Christina Mayworm said, “It’s designed to allow our volunteers who want to be involved but …

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Nordic Film Series Opens With Local Documentary “UP a River”

See a preview of the video at finlandia.edu/news The 2016-17 season of the Nordic Film Series at Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC) gets under way with a film every Upper Michigan outdoorsman and outdoorswoman must see. On Thursday, October 13, the series opens with showings of the locally produced documentary “UP a River.” …

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Pride Week Events At Michigan Tech

It’s time for the annual Pride Week at Michigan Technological University. Hosted by Keweenaw Pride, the week celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community with a variety of events beginning Monday, Oct. 10 through Saturday, Oct 15. Events begin Monday with “Pledge to be an Ally” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at …

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Packers, Lions Earn NFL Wins – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school cross country today, most of our local teams will run at the West Iron County Invitational. MTU The Michigan Tech soccer team blanked Northwood 3-0 yesterday. Darby McLaurin and Jacqueline Mielke each had a goal and …

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Tech Hockey Falls Again – Sunday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school football Saturday, Ontonagon defeated Ewen-Trout Creek 52-20. Western Eight (through October 8) 1. North Central (6-0, 7-0) 2. Forest Park (6-1, 6-1) 3. Stephenson (5-1, 6-1) 4. Rapid River (4-2, 5-2) 5. Ontonagon (3-3, 3-4) 6. Ewen-Trout Creek …

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Keweenaw Chamber Director Resigns

In October’s monthly newsletter released via email Friday afternoon, Cheryl Fahrner, Executive Director of the Keweenaw Peninsula Chamber of Commerce announced that she would be resigning her post effective at the end of the month. Director for just over two years, Fahrner will be heading back to Wisconsin.  “I will …

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Controversy Continues Surrounding White Pine Electric

The White Pine Electric Power Plant is set to close in about seven weeks. ABC-10’s Keweenaw Bureau Reporter looks at the ongoing controversy surrounding the plant’s closure. When operations cease at the White Pine Electric Power Plant, what effect will that have on power availability to those living in the …

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