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New Hancock Principal Tries Different Approach

Hancock Public School District has a new Bulldog on campus and he does things a little differently than you might expect, including parent-teacher conferences. This is principal Ezekiel Ohans first school year here at the middle and high school and Zeek takes a unique approach to his mission of educating …

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Portage Health Foundation Taking Part In #GivingTuesday

[Hancock, MI] [Hancock, MI] The Portage Health Foundation Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement and Pledges to Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is. The Portage Health Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to …

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Michigan Tech Named Bike-Friendly Campus

Michigan Tech has been named a Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists. This is a renewal of the Bicycle Friendly University designation earned by Tech in 2013. With the announcement yesterday of 46 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Universities, Michigan Tech becomes one of 182 Bicycle Friendly Universities …

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Hancock Man Missing Since Tuesday

A Hancock man is missing. Hancock Police say 38-year-old Duane E. Kangas was last seen on Tuesday, November 7th around 1pm, leaving the Krist Food Mart at 824 Shelden Avenue in Houghton. He is described as a white male, 5′ 8″ and 175 lbs with long brown hair, brown eyes …

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Hancock Students Turn Shop Into Art

With the holidays right around the corner, Hancock middle and high school students are keeping busy and preparing to supply local retailers with gift ideas that’s an Upper Peninsula favorite. Gary Mishica’s Industrial Arts students are busy making things that will soon make their way to area gift shops, then …

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Ranger III Proposed Rates for 2018

Houghton, MI – The Ranger III, the National Park Service’s ferry to and from Isle Royale, has been sailing under the same fare structure since 2013. Isle Royale National Park is now proposing to update the Ranger III passenger and freight fares for 2018, and encourages the public to comment on these proposed …

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Public Input Sought On Keweenaw County Recreation Plan

Keweenaw County is working with the Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region (WUPPDR) to update its five-year Recreation Plan. Keweenaw County residents can assist in the planning effort by taking a short survey. The survey is available on the Keweenaw County website at https://tinyurl.com/KeweenawRec. Paper copies are also available …

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