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Volunteers Needed For Recycling Events

The Copper Country Recycling Initiative has three opportunities for recyclers to volunteer and have some fun. Email cekstrom3@gmail.com if you are interested. Thursday, March 16, 2017 UP STEM Science Fair at the MUB at MTU Time: 4:30pm – 7:30pm Buffet supper included We need a few volunteers to help us for …

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Task Force Formed To Prepare For CWD In U.P. Deer

With the potential threat of chronic wasting disease spreading to the Upper Peninsula from across the Wisconsin border, or by other means, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, hunter groups and others are working cooperatively to try to protect the region’s deer population and valuable hunting tradition. Chronic wasting disease …

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Library Restaurant Closed Until Mid-Week

A popular restaurant in downtown Houghton is currently closed for remodeling after passing a health inspection. The Library Restaurant and Brew Pub says they have voluntarily closed for improvements following an inspection by the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department. The inspection was in response to reports of a possible flu …

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Huskies to Host WCHA Title Game – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the bold scores for more details. Junior Hockey The Calumet Midget U18 hockey team defeated the Livonia Bruins Sunday night 4-2 to win the Michigan Amateur Hockey Championship. Dylan Boberg, Robbie Erkila, and Graham Frantti scored for the Kings. The Kings were down early 1-0 but Boberg tied …

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Calumet Falls in State Hockey Final

Warren De La Salle scored the first four goals of the game, the held off Calumet in the Division Three state hockey championship game 6-3 this afternoon. The Pilots’ first two shots of the game lit the lamp. Kings goalie Nick Voelker gave way to Alex Studebaker when De La …

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Calumet Advances to Hockey Final

The Calumet Copper Kings rode a strong second period to a berth in the Division Three state championship game, defeating Flint Powers 5-2. The Kings got off to a quick start when Brent Loukus found the net just 37 seconds into the game. A second apparent goal 2:31 into the …

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Kyle Fired as NMU Hockey Coach

Northern Michigan University is looking for a new hockey coach, after announcing that the contract of 15-year head coach Walt Kyle will not be renewed. Here is the statement from the university: Director of Athletics Forrest Karr announced a leadership change in the Northern Michigan hockey program Friday afternoon. Walt …

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