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Contestants Get Started Early For The Fair

It may be too early to buy tickets for the Houghton County Fair, but the time is right to start getting ready if you are planning on entering one of the many competitions at the fair. Every year, scores of entries are made into the categories of crafts, agriculture and …

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Local Golf Courses Prepare For Opening

With Spring playing its cat and mouse game, local golf courses are waiting for their first tee offs of the year. But that doesn’t mean crews are idle.  They have been working hard to prepare the course for their first round of golfers. Jeff Simpson is the Assistant Superintendent at …

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Spring at the Calumet Public Library!

Spring events at the Calumet Public Library are underway. They are gearing up for their annual used book sale, which will be on Saturday, June 24th. But first, they need books! After the first of May, books in good condition can be brought to the library. They will also accept …

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Prescription Take Back Day In L’Anse Saturday

This Saturday, the Baraga County Communities That Care Coalition is partnering with the Baraga County Sheriff’s Department, L’Anse Health Mart, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Northcare Network in observance of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Medicines that sit for long periods of time in home cabinets are …

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Krug Tosses No-Hitter for Lions – Sunday Sports Wrap

Click on the bold scores for more details. MLB The Detroit Tigers survived a bench-clearing brawl and a ninth-inning home run, and edged the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Saturday. The tension began in the third inning. Nicholas Castellanos and Justin Upton homered off Minnesota starter Adalberto Mejía. Justin Haley relieved him, …

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Sisu Shuffle Set For Saturday

One way to get out and enjoy Spring this weekend is to go for a shuffle. The annual Sisu Shuffle will begin at the campus of U.P. Health System-Portage in Hancock Saturday at 11am. Health and Fitness Manager Angela Luskin says this is a great way to get out and …

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St. Vincent’s Food Pantry Receives Easter Bounty

Hancock, Michigan–Contributions to food banks always swell during the winter holidays, but sometimes by the beginning of Spring the cupboards can be a bit bare. So this year Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) partnered with Tadych’s Econofoods of Houghton to help fill those cupboards at St. Vincent de Paul’s Food Pantry …

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Front Street Project Will Cause Lane Closures & Detour

The final phase of a major road reconstruction project in Hancock begins today. Last summer, Quincy Street through downtown was completely redone, and now the Michigan Department of Transportation will start working on Front Street from Reservation Street to the Portage Lake Lift Bridge. MDOT Communications Representative Dan Weingarten says …

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