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Last Night To Finish Snow Statues

Although activities have been taking place on and around campus for the past couple of weeks, this afternoon marks the official start of Winter Carnival when “All Nighter” gets underway at 4:00 pm. Many students will use the 16 hour window to build a small snow statue, while others will …

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Cleanup Continues at Sturgeon River Accident

Local, state, and federal officials and private contractors are coordinating cleanup and environmental monitoring at the Sturgeon River Bridge on US 41 south of Chassell, site of last Saturday’s four-vehicle accident. Cleanup crews are removing soil and snow impacted by the gasoline and diesel fuel release. Air quality monitoring and …

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Houghton To Host Snow House Downtown

If you take a drive through downtown Houghton, you’ll notice large snow sculptures popping up in front yards and all over campus. Judging of the snow statues begins on Thursday as part of Winter Carnival and the city of Houghton is creating a very unique sculpture of their own. This …

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Pilgrim River Project Complete

Land along the Pilgrim River in Houghton County will be protected and open to the public, thanks to a recently completed project that partnered the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Keweenaw Land Trust. The Pilgrim River Forest project, an acquisition that includes conservation easements on nearly 1,300 acres …

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Hancock Woman Injured In Rollover Crash

A Hancock woman was injured in a rollover crash early Tuesday morning. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened on M-26 in Adams Township around 2:40am. A 20-year-old woman was heading north on M-26 near Stanton Avenue when she lost control on the icy road and struck a …

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Snowmobiler Injured In Accident In Adams Township

A downstate man was injured in a snowmobile accident Monday. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to the accident on Trail #3 just south of Koski Lake Road in Adams Township just before 8:00pm. A 47-year-old man from Pinckney was heading south on the trail when he failed …

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