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Hancock Beach Reopened

UPDATE: The Western UP Health Department has retested Hancock Beach and the beach is now open! —————————————————————————————————— The Hancock Beach is temporarily closed after monitoring by the Western UP Health Department showed elevated bacteria levels. Samples were taken from the beach on Wednesday and was closed on Thursday. The Health …

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Local youth attend State-wide 4-H Exploration Days

The following press release was issued by Michigan State University Extension 4-H Program Coordinator Anne Kretschmann: Sixteen Houghton-Keweenaw County 4-H’ers joined over 2,200 other youth aged 11 to 19 at the Michigan State University (MSU) campus in East Lansing to participate in Michigan State University 4-H Exploration Days from June …

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Gift Benefits Michigan Tech’s Archaeology Field School

The following press release was issued by Michigan Tech’s Mark Wilcox: For the past several weeks, students in Michigan Technological University’s Archaeology Field School have been documenting sites for Isle Royale National Park and Keweenaw National Historical Park. Thanks to a generous gift, this summer’s work was made easier with …

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Rozsa 2019/20 Season Tickets on Sale July 1

HOUGHTON, MI, Thursday, June 27, 2019 – The Rozsa Center is pleased to announce their 2019/20 Season Ticket Sale! Season Ticket Packages are on sale July 1, with the best discounts available on all the season has to offer! There are four Season Ticket Package options this year, offering savings …

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Hancock Man Charged In Child Pornography Case

A Hancock man is facing child pornography charges. 34-year-old Michael Frederick Schreiber was arrested following an investigation into his online activity by the Michigan State Police Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Authorities say Schreiber had been downloading and distributing child sexually abusive material at his residence …

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UP Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

An Upper Peninsula man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Marquette County. A trooper from the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post responded to the accident on M-95 near Grosbeak Lane in Republic Township around 6:30am Thursday. 56-year-old Charles Boshears of Republic was southbound on M-95 on a 1991 Harley …

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State Takes Legal Action To Shut Down Line 5

State Attorney General Dana Nessel is taking action to shut down the Enbridge Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac. Nessel made two court filings Thursday—one to dismiss a lawsuit by Enbridge to honor the deal struck under the Snyder administration and the other to order a decommissioning of the …

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Volunteers Needed For Canal Run

The 44th annual Canal Run is coming up next month and they need your help. Over 80 volunteers are still needed to put on the event July 20th and UP Health System Portage Health & Fitness Manager Angela Luskin says it’s the volunteers who make the race possible.  “It takes …

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