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Heikinpäivä Parade Leads Full Day Of Events Saturday

Winter has returned just in time for Hancock’s midwinter festival. Though there are activities throughout the month, Heikinpäivä is best known for its parade through downtown and games in the snow on the Quincy Green. The Tori Market opens at the Finnish American Heritage Center tomorrow at 10am..with the parade …

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Search Continues For Ryan Clark

It’s been nearly two weeks since 33-year-old Kenneth Ryan Clark went missing. He was last seen late in the evening at his residence in Hancock on January 12th. At some point between 11:30pm and 6:00am the following morning, Ryan left the house on foot–leaving behind his wallet and his cell …

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CCISD Students Head Back To Auto Dealerships

Michigan Works! and the Copper Country Intermediate School District are working to bridge the gap between education and real life work experience by hosting Talent Tours. The Automotive Tech classes from the CCISD will be visiting three local dealerships in the Houghton County Area today. This tour will allow the …

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Houghton Accepts Annual Audit

The Houghton City Council accepted their audit for the 2015-16 year at their regular meeting Wednesday. City Manager Eric Waara said the audit showed an increase in net position over the previous year. Two items were noted–the city does not employ a certified public accountant, choosing instead to have a …

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Break In Snow Allows DPW To Catch Up

The unusual January thaw has had some benefits—it’s helped the city of Houghton’s DPW catch up on clearing away the snow. At their regular meeting Wednesday, Houghton City Manager Eric Waara told the city council work crews have been widening the streets at night and that they are looking forward …

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Finlandia Names New Football OC – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school hockey tonight… – Houghton skates at Negaunee. – Calumet entertains Kingsford in a game that was weathered out on December 15th. Jeffers forward Brendan Middleton has been named the LTU Michigan North Region High School Hockey …

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CHS Drama Club To Compete In State Theatre Festival

The Calumet High School Drama Club will once again be competing in the Michigan Interscholastic Forensics Association State Theater Festival. The competition is held February 17th and 18th at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center just outside of Lansing. This year the students have decided to do a selection from The …

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Temporary Load Restrictions Extended

The temporary load restrictions have been extended until Monday. The restrictions for Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon Counties went into effect on January 21st were set to expire today but will now remain in place until the start of next week. Maximum legal axle loads are reduced to 65 percent …

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