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Houghton Gets Late FB Win – Saturday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school football last night, Houghton overcame a 14-12 third quarter deficit, and roared back to defeat Westwood 32-14. See video highlights here. This afternoon, Lake Linden-Hubbell hosts L’Anse. Our pregame coverage will begin around 1:10 on KBear 102.3 …

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Raffle Tickets On Sale For Spinal Cord Society

Cure, Not Care—that’s the slogan for the Spinal Cord Society, an international organization for cure research and treatment of spinal cord injury and related neural problems. That’s something Tim Elmblad knows about first hand. Tim broke his neck in an automobile accident in 1979, he is now a quadriplegic, confined …

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White Pine Power Plant To Close In 90 Days

The White Pine Unit One electric generator in Ontonagon County will shut down in the next 90 days, as ordered by the Midcontinent Independent System Operator. The power plant is sixty years old. With the power plant set to close, the System Support Resource payments of just over seven million …

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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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