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Voters To Decide Key Ballot Proposals Today

Voters are heading to the polls today to determine the fate of some very important ballot items. The bond proposal for the Houghton-Portage Township Schools is up for a vote once again, after failing by only a handful of votes last year. At $10.9 million, Superintendent Doreen Klingbeil says the …

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Trial Date To Be Set For Marijuana Suspect

A case against a Grand Rapids man accused of selling drugs in the Houghton area is moving forward. 19-year-old Jon David Ettinger appeared in Houghton County Circuit Court on Monday. His attorney requested a trial date be set with another pretrial ahead of it in hopes of working out a …

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Atlantic Mine Man Sentenced To Prison For Drug Charges

An Atlantic Mine man is headed to prison for drugs. 48-year-old Steven Ruotsala appeared in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday, where he was sentenced to 20 months for possession of meth and 16 months for possession of a controlled substance—analogues. The sentences will run concurrently. He was credited with 201 …

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Anderson Joins Finlandia Hockey – Tuesday Sports Wrap

Click on the bold scores for more details. High School All of yesterday’s high school baseball and softball games were rained out. We have not received makeup dates for any of them, yet. On today’s baseball schedule, weather permitting… – Houghton visits the Gogebic Miners. – Hancock entertains Jeffers. – …

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Michigan Tech Graduates Ready To Start New Careers

As the 2016-2017 academic year comes to a close, graduates from Michigan Tech are set to put their education to work. Nearly 1,000 graduates received their bachelors, masters and PhD’s at Saturday’s Spring Commencement. Civil Engineering major Michael Sommers is headed to a job downstate but there are things he …

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Tigers Snap Losing Streak – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the bold scores for more details. High School In high school baseball today… – Houghton plays at Kingsford. In high school softball… – Houghton travels to L’Anse. – Calumet entertains Baraga. – Hancock hosts the Gogebic Miners. – Lake Linden-Hubbell visits Jeffers. MLB The Detroit Tigers scored four …

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