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Distemper Epidemic Continues In Houghton

The Houghton City Police Department says they have seen several cases of distemper in wild animals this summer. Distemper is a viral illness that can affect dogs and other wild animals. The illness attacks the animal’s respiratory, gastrointestinal and central nervous system, causing them to act differently, almost as if …

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Road Workers Coming Under Fire

Motorists are frustrated with the construction on the Hancock side of the bridge and are taking it out on the workers there. Police Chief Wayne Butler says there have been reports of people throwing objects at the workers from car windows and shooting at them with pellet guns. Drivers are …

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CCISD Explains Benefits Of CTE Programs

The Copper County Immediate School District held a meeting to discuss the Career Technical Education Millage proposal with the public, who will vote on the matter August 8th. Career Technical Education, or CTE, programs expose students to a number of different technical fields while still in high school. CCISD Superintendent …

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Crews Work To Help Those Trapped By Flooding

Emergency crews were called out to Stagecoach Road in Michigamme Tuesday after residents, like Mike Hinkens, heard the sound of rushing water. “I was outside at about 12:30 last night and I heard a loud rushing. It sounded like a river flowing. There’s a beaver dam up behind the road …

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