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Repairs To Be Done On Quincy Tram

The Quincy Mine Hoist Association is receiving a $200,000 loan from the USDA to repair the railroad tram. The funds are part of the Community Facilities Direct Loan Program, which had its budget increased in the 2018 Omnibus bill from $200 million to $2.8 billion. $2,3 million has been invested …

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Fire Danger Extremely High In U.P.

Firefighters with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are reminding the public to be cautious with fire, as predicted weather conditions suitable for wildfires have heightened fire danger across the Upper Peninsula. All areas west of a line from the Huron Mountains south to Stephenson are experiencing extreme fire danger. …

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Another local official is under scrutiny for missing meetings. Hancock City Councilman Joe Bauman was once again absent at Wednesday’s meeting of the city council. Hancock Mayor Lisa McKenzie said she did not receive notice from Bauman that he would be missing the meeting and his whereabouts were unknown. She …

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Tigers Blanked – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue links for more details. High School In high school softball today… – Calumet visits L’Anse. – Houghton entertains Jeffers. In high school baseball today… – Houghton plays at Calumet. Our broadcast coverage will begin around 3:40 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. Two of the three regional …

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All On Deck For Skatepark Fundraiser

Live music, beer and boards are on the agenda for Thursday evening at the Keweenaw Brewing Company, as the skate park committee is getting close to its goal of raising $200,000 for the second phase of the build. These ambitious efforts are expected to put construction ahead of its original …

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The Case Of The Missing Commissioner

Where is Houghton County Commissioner Scott Ala? The District 4 representative has reportedly missed six of the last seven county board meetings. Board Chairman Al Koskela is calling for financial penalties for commissioners who miss meetings and the matter was turned over to the personnel committee at the board’s regular …

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