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Enjoying The Winter Wonderland At The Porkies

Despite the frigid conditions found in the Keweenaw this time of year, many get out and embrace what winter has to offer through a series of outdoor activities put on by the Department of Natural Resources.   Many state parks close for the winter months, but one park that remains …

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Hope House Granted 501(c)(3) Status

The Hope House Homeless Shelter is now recognized as a 501(c)(3) organization by the IRS. Shelter president John Niemela made the announcement over the weekend. The non-profit status means that donations made to the shelter after June 30th of last year are tax exempt. Hope House had sought to begin …

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Houghton Looking To Improve Recycling Participation

The City of Houghton continues to try and encourage residents to use the curbside recycling service. Winter weather can reduce the number of people willing to participate in the program. Even so, City Manager Eric Waara says program is catching on. Waara said, “Culturally, I think people have really embraced it. …

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Mrazek, Wings Blank Blackhawks – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue highlights for additional details. High School In high school hockey tonight, Jeffers skates at Negaunee. On tonight’s boys basketball schedule… – Houghton travels to West Iron County. – Hancock welcomes Jeffers. – Lake Linden-Hubbell hosts Ontonagon. – Dollar Bay-Tamarack City journeys to Wakefield-Marenisco. – Baraga tips …

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Winter Storm Keeping Road Crews Busy

While residents of the Keweenaw are getting ready for more snow, the Houghton County Road Commission is advising motorists to limit your travels over the next 24 hours and to try to stay off the roads as much as possible.   Houghton County Engineer Kevin Harju wants to remind drivers …

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Second Sister March Planned

Another Sister March is in the works. A Women’s March was held on January 21st of last year in Washington DC, with several Sister Marches held in other cities, including locally across the Portage Lake Lift Bridge. An anniversary Sister March on the Bridge will be held on Sunday, January …

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