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Hancock Girls Stop Houghton – Tuesday Sports Wrap

High School In high school girls basketball last night… – Hancock shut down Houghton 46-28. Taylor Sebbas of the Bulldogs led all scorers with 16 points. Cassie Ryynanen scored 12 for the Gremlins. – Calumet edged Chassell 39-37. Molly Larson scored 13 for the Copper Kings. Jenna Pietila led the Panthers …

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Ice Fishers Brave The Cold At Chassell Tournament

The coldest weekend so far this winter may have prevented a few fisherman from making their way to Chassell Bay Saturday morning, but several toughed out the frigid temperatures and competed in an annual ice fishing tournament, held by Michigan Tech’s Fishing Club. They say a bad day of fishing …

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Baking & Dancing Events Lead Up To Heikinpäivä Parade

The Finnish-American mid-winter celebration of Heikinpäivä is in full swing.  Enrichment classes continue today with two workshops at the Finnish American Heritage Center. “It’s povatica and I have to confess–I’m the least qualified cook in the room so I really don’t know much about what these are (baked good), but …

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3rd Annual Sister March Held To Support Women’s Rights

After three years of marching, those who took part in Saturday’s Sister March say the message remains the same—equality. The 3rd annual event was held once again in conjunction with the national Women’s’ March, with similar Sister Marches held across the country.  A group of about 80 people—men and women—gathered …

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FinnU Women’s Hockey Blanked – Monday Sports Wrap

High School In high school girls basketball tonight… – Houghton plays at Hancock. – Calumet entertains Chassell. – Lake Linden-Hubbell tips off at Jeffers. – Ewen-Trout Creek visits Republic-Michigamme. – L’Anse hosts Ontonagon. Our broadcast will begin around 7:00 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. Finlandia The Finlandia University women’s hockey …

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DNR conducts snowmobile sound and alcohol patrols in western UP

In their continuing effort to promote safety and enforce sound and alcohol laws, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers conducted group snowmobile patrols recently in Houghton and Ontonagon counties. “We conduct several of these patrols each winter, which allow us opportunities to remind snowmobilers about important safety messages, enforce …

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Two Snowmobilers Killed In Head-On Collision

Two snowmobilers are dead after a head-on collision in Gogebic County. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post, along with Deputies from the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department, were dispatched to the accident Friday around 7:12pm.  The accident happened on Lake Gogebic near the Lake Gogebic State Park, about 500 …

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