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Michigan Tech’s Winter Carnival Set To Begin

Winter Carnival is getting underway and, for students at Michigan Tech, this week is all about fun and games. Xiong said, “So, Ice Bowling–we have Student Works here playing bowling on ice and a human as a bowling ball.” Students have been participating in Winter Carnival rituals like broomball, snow volleyball …

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Meeting Held To Begin Design For Jail Addition

HOUGHTON – Houghton County officials met with jail design consultants during a three-day workshop last week to create a floor plan for a proposed jail addition. Late last year the Houghton County Board of Commissioners authorized hiring a consultant to create a preliminary floor plan for an addition. The plan …

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NMU Hockey Win Streak Ends – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue highlights for additional details. High School On the girls high school basketball schedule tonight… – Hancock tips off at Dollar Bay-Tamarack City. – Calumet welcomes Lake Linden-Hubbell. – Chassell travels to at Republic-Michigamme. – Baraga journeys to Wakefield-Marenisco. – L’Anse visits West Iron County. – Ontonagon …

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Accident closes US-41 outside of Chassell

Update at 9:30 PM: US 41 reopens with one lane. Update at 8:30 PM: US-41 remains closed but MDOT officials hope to open the Sturgeon River Bridge soon. While fuel remains to be cleaned, the bridge will open one lane to traffic, with stop lights on both sides of the …

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Frigid Temps Cause Concern Over Freezing Pipes

Think Spring. But in the mean time, don’t forget it’s winter.  Roads, sidewalks, and roofs require snow removal.  Diesel engines require a fuel additive to tackle the brisk conditions.  And homes require a little bit of preventative maintenance as well. Houghton City Manager Eric Waara said, “It’s winter. We have had …

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