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DNR Partners With Sheriff’s Deputies To Patrol Snowmobile Noise Complaints In The City of Houghton

Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers teamed up with deputies from the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office to address several recent loud noise complaints in the City of Houghton. The group sound enforcement patrol was conducted Feb. 11 along Trail No. 3 at Kestner Waterfront Park. “We were targeting snowmobile …

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National Engineers Week Begins At Michigan Tech

National Engineers Week will be celebrated with a variety of activities on the campus of Michigan Technological University this week. Tech’s events during Engineers Week are again sponsored by Tau Beta Pi, the local chapter of the Engineering Honor Society. National Engineers Week, also known as EWeek, gets rolling at …

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Houghton Girls Celebrate UP Swim Crown – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School The Houghton girls swim team is celebrating an Upper Peninsula championship. The Gremlins edged Marquette 280-247 Saturday. Houghton led by just one point heading into the final event – the 400-yard freestyle relay. They claimed the event, and the title. …

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Houghton Ranked In Top 10 Hockey Cities

For the third year in a row, Houghton has been named a top 10 hockey city in America. The hometown of the Michigan Tech Huskies checked in at No. 6 this year. SmartAsset, a personal finance technology company headquartered in New York, released its third annual rankings this week. The …

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Spark Plug Award Winners Announced

The Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards Dinner was held Thursday night in Houghton. The award winners in each category are as follows: Growth: Vollwerth & Co. Customer Service: Mark Pittillo, Finlandia University Dining Services Innovation/Transformation: ProNav Marine Community Development: Leah Polzien Young Person of the Year: Devin Leonarduzzi Project of the …

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Whitmer Visits Houghton During Campaign For Governor

Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer is touring the Upper Peninsula this week as part of the the launch of her campaign. Whitmer, a former State Representative and State Senate Minority Leader, has been a proponent of women’s issues, education and health care. With so many changes happening in Washington and Lansing, …

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