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Website Highlights Houghton’s Outdoor Activities

A national website is recognizing Houghton as the small town in Michigan with more attractions than any other place in the state. Onlyinyourstate.com recently published an article on Houghton and the surrounding recreational opportunities, as well as the fun to be found in town. The article says although most people …

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Home Educators To Hold Used Curriculum Book Sale

The Portage Lake District Library will host the Keweenaw Family Discovery Center for their Used Book and Curriculum Sale on Saturday, March 17, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This event will be held in the community room at the Portage Lake District Library in Houghton. The sale includes materials …

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Aspirus Welcomes Hancock Native To Orthopedic Team

LAURIUM, Mich. – Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital and Clinics proudly welcomes Nurse Practitioner Clint Pakkala, NP, to its excellent orthopedic team. Pakkala specializes in pre- and post-operative care and treatment of patients suffering from a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, including diseases or injuries of the bones, muscles, and joints. He joins …

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New LSSU President Selected

SAULT STE. MARIE — Rodney S. Hanley, Ph.D., has been named the next president of Lake Superior State University. His appointment is effective July 1st, 2018, pending approval by LSSU’s Board of Trustees at its next meeting on March 16th. Hanley comes to Lake State from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennesee, …

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Michigan Tech Students Find Alternative Spring Breaks

Spring Break at Michigan Technological University is underway, and as you may expect, many Huskies are finding unique ways to spend their time off. While many students are spending the time away from campus in traditional ways, several student organizations seek alternatives to the same old “fun in the sun” …

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New Animal Therapy Team at Aspirus Keweenaw

LAURIUM, Mich. – There’s a new furry friend making rounds at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium and he’s bringing lots of love, comfort and affection to everyone he meets. His name is Bowser, and he’s a Chocolate Lab/Golden Retriever mix. His volunteer handler is Roland McKinstry, of Calumet, and together they …

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