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MTU Overnight Parking Ban Begins

Michigan Tech’s overnight parking ban takes effect at midnight tonight. From now through April, parking on campus prohibited between 2:00 am and 7:00 am. Exceptions are made for employees who have scheduled shifts during that time, occupants of University Housing with valid permits, and visitors who have purchased permits. Others …

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Gwinn Mobile Home Fire Victim Identified

The woman who died in a mobile home fire Saturday in Gwinn has been identified. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office confirms she was 67-year-old Judith Germain, who owned and lived in the home. The cause of the fire is still being investigated, but authorities do not believe foul play was …

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41 North Film Fest Opens Tonight

The annual 41 North Film Festival opens tonight. Over the next four days, two dozen new films will be screened at the Rozsa Center. All are free, and open to the public. Organizer Dr. Erin Smith says she started the festival when she saw that students were only being exposed …

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Whitmer to Sign “Raise the Age” Legislation

Governor Gretchen Whitmer will sign legislation this morning that will reclassify 17-year-old offenders as juveniles. “Raise the Age” legislation received overwhelming bipartisan support as it passed the state house and senate. Michigan has been one of just four states that has funneled all 17-year-old offenders into adult court, and adult …

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Lake Superior Parks Support Group Launches Website

A group that supports the five national parks on Lake Superior has launched a new website. The National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation has adopted the slogan “Five national parks. One superior lake.” Executive Director Kim Schneider told us the goal is to provide financial assistance for the federal facilities …

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Pistons Fall to Raptors – Thursday Sports Wrap

High School In high school volleyball tonight… – Lake Linden-Hubbell and Ewen-Trout Creek compete in a triangular at Dollar Bay-Tamarack City. – L’Anse journeys to Ontonagon. – Baraga plays at Chassell. NHL The Detroit Red Wings visit the Carolina Panthers tomorrow. Pregame coverage begins at 7:10 on 99.3 The Lift. …

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Halloween Celebrations Continue

Seasonal spookiness continues in the Copper Country. Kids are invited to trick or treat this afternoon from 4:00 until 6:00 at the Ranger III on the Houghton Waterfront. After that, the Portage Lake District Library and the Houghton Police Department are hosting a family-friendly Halloween party at the library… Houghton …

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