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WUPPDR Announces Microgrant Awards to 7 Western U.P. Municipalities

The Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region (WUPPDR), based in Houghton, today announced that its 2016 Placemaking Microgrant Program has awarded funding to seven municipalities in its sixcounty Western U.P. region. The agency, which hosted a public informational session on placemaking in May, funded the project-oriented program via the State of Michigan’s …

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Scam Targets Dish Network Customers

Don’t get scammed! The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office has received complaints that a scam has been targeting Dish Network customers. The scammers are calling residents using the name “Info-Tech” and stating that they are contracting with Dish Network. The scam involves asking for account information and payment information to adjust …

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Crew Dumps D’Backs – Friday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. MLB The Detroit Tigers had yesterday off, and return home to host the Houston Astros tonight. Matt Boyd will pitch against Collin McHugh. Hear the first pitch at 7:10 on AM 1400 and FM 99.3, WCCY. The Milwaukee Brewers scored three runs …

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Houghton Donates $10,000 To Dial Help

Dial Help does a great deal for the community, not only with their crisis center hotline, but with the victim’s support services that they offer. The City of Houghton knows this–and to help support them, the City Council voted to donate $10,000 to Dial Help at their regular meeting Wednesday. …

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Tigers Sweep Sox – Thursday Sports Update

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. MLB Miguel Cabrera’s ninth-inning home run lifted the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox  yesterday afternoon. Michael Fulmer turned in another strong effort. He gave up single runs in the first, seventh and eighth innings. Bruce Rondon relieved …

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Tamburitzans Coming Back To Calumet Theater

Calumet-Laurium-Keweenaw Rotary Club proudly presents The Tamburitzans at the Calumet Theatre on August 10th at 7:00 pm. Returning for over 70 years, the Tamburitzans is the longest running annual show at the Calumet Theatre. CLK Rotary sponsors the show to keep this great Copper Country tradition alive and as a …

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