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Automotive Day Kicks Off CareerFEST At Michigan Tech

Michigan Tech students know when they graduate, they likely have a good paying job waiting for them. CareerFEST gives students a glimpse into what careers they can have in different industries. MTU Career Development and Corporate Event Promotions Coordinator Shelley Farrey said, “The whole objective of offering these Industry Days …

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Email Threat At Michigan Tech Being Investigated

An email threat has prompted Michigan Tech officials to send an alert to students at the school, warning them to stay vigilant. MTU’s Director of Public Safety and Police Services Brian Cadwell says the threat was also received at several other universities and four federal FDA facilities prompting the FBI …

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Ben Johnson Convicted on Sexual Assault Charge

Former Calumet hockey star Ben Johnson has been convicted of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in a bar in Windsor, Ontario, more than three years ago. The verdict was read in a Windsor courtroom late this afternoon (Thursday) by Judge Kirk Munroe. Johnson was a member of the Windsor Spitfires hockey …

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Murder Mystery Ball Tickets Go On Sale Today

Tickets go on sale today for the next Murder Mystery event, put on by the Calumet Players and the Keweenaw Young Professionals. The next event will be a Murder Mystery Ball and will be held October 22nd at the Continental Fire Company in Houghton. Event organizer Amanda McConnon says people …

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Ribbon Campaign Marks Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. In the United States, one person completes suicide every 13 minutes. Copper Country Mental Health Training and Prevention Coordinator Brian Rendell says experts believe that most suicidal individuals do not want to die. When suicidal behaviors are detected early, lives can be saved. To …

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Atlantic Mine Drug Suspect Arraigned

One of the two suspects arrested by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team earlier this week was arraigned Wednesday afternoon in Houghton County District Court. 52-year-old Anthony James Vancato of Atlantic Mine is charged with one count of possession of meth or ecstasy. Vancato was arrested at a residence in …

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Tigers Win Walk-Off – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school football tonight… – Hancock plays at Ironwood – that game was recently moved from tomorrow night to tonight. Hear the broadcast on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. – Calumet entertains Negaunee. – Baraga visits Ontonagon. – Ewen-Trout …

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Door-To-Door Scam In Houghton County

Houghton County residents are being warned of a local door to door scam. Houghton County Sheriff Brian McLean says their department is investigating complaints of a white female suspect who has reportedly been going door to door asking for cash, checks or returnable cans and bottles, saying the money will …

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