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Last Stage Of Lakeshore Drive Project Begins

Wondering if the construction along Houghton’s waterfront will ever end? Good news, says City Manager Eric Waara.  Though things are a bit of a mess right now, the last stage is here. Paving work is being done on Quincy Street near Bridgeview Park and will continue with paving the park …

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OB/GYN Care Expands for Patients at Aspirus Keweenaw

LAURIUM, Mich. – Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital and Clinics proudly welcomes Obstetrician/Gynecologist Lance Maki, MD, and Certified Nurse Midwife Cindy Beale, CNM, to its team of highly skilled medical providers. Dr. Maki and Beale are now seeing patients at two convenient locations:  Aspirus Laurium and Aspirus Houghton clinics. Dr. Maki brings …

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Wet Summer Could Lead To Lower Electric Bills

MARQUETTE – Significant rainfall and cooler temperatures may have dampened the spirits of outdoor recreationists this summer; however, the silver-lining has been an increase in the production of clean, renewable energy from Upper Peninsula Power Company’s (UPPCO) hydroelectric generation fleet. “The extra rainfall has increased the water level in our …

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Enbridge Line 5 Damaged

Several state agencies are ripping Enbridge Energy for damage caused to its Line 5 pipeline that runs through the Straits of Mackinac. New information confirms there are gaps in the protective coating on a portion of the pipeline, at least one of which was apparently caused during the installation of …

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All Is Calm At UPHS–Portage

While a strike may be imminent by nurses at U.P. Health System—Marquette, there does not appear to be any danger of an interruption of health care service in the Keweenaw. Duke Lifepoint issued a statement that although the Marquette hospital is currently engaged in contract negotiations with the Michigan Nurses …

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