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Applications For Flood Victim’s Relief Now Available

Applications are now available for Flood with Love, the flood victim’s relief program from the Portage Health Foundation. The fillable online application form can be found on the PHF website (phfgive.org) by going to the News and Events section along with many physical locations around Houghton County. Along with access …

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Tigers Fall, Crew Wins – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue links for more details. MLB The Detroit Tigers got early home runs from John Hicks and Nicholas Castellanos, but lost to the Chicago Cubs 5-2 yesterday. Francisco Liriano gave up three runs over six innings, and took the loss. Detroit nearly tied the game in the …

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Rainfall Was Not A Record

It was a lot of rain, but just not a record. The storm that hit Houghton County during the early morning hours of June 17th dropped around 7.5 of rain in about five hours, according to the Keweenaw Research Center. During the height of the storm, a meter monitored by …

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UPPCO Says Electric Bills Going Down

Upper Peninsula Power Company says customers will be seeing additional reductions on their monthly energy bills because of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. A residential customer consuming 500 kilowatt hours per month will save $3.40 on their monthly energy bill. Commercial, Industrial and Lighting customers will also see a …

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Senator Peters Views Flood Damage For Himself

While the federal government is deciding whether to declare Houghton County a disaster area, local municipalities have a powerful ally in their corner. US Senator Gary Peters toured the damage done to the county during the June 17th storm and was impressed with the recovery work already done. “But now …

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