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Special Fitness and Nutrition Program for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Graduate First Participants

This Wednesday, participants will be awarded certificates of achievement for their participation in a ten-week fitness and nutrition course taught by CrossFit Hakkepeliitta coaches. Participants from Baraga and Houghton Counties learned how to increase their physical activity and increase their intake of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, as well as low …

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Heritage Center to offer Finnish classes

In the coming year, Finland will celebrate its centennial, and what better way to celebrate with them than to speak the language of our forefathers? That’s why Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC) is offering a pair of Finnish classes to provide folks with an opportunity to learn the basics of the …

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UPPCO Rates Going Up, Not Down

Marquette – Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) issued the following statement: The Michigan Public Service Commission has corrected some facts in a recent press release regarding UPPCO rates. The new MPSC press release includes information correctly noting that residential customers using 500 kilowatt-hours of electricity a month will see an increase …

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Search For Missing Boaters

UPDATE–The Canadian Coast Guard is providing assistance to the U.S. Coast Guard, Michigan State Police, Michigan DNR, along with local sheriff and fire departments in the effort to find three missing boaters. Authorities are looking near the town of Gay to the Keweenaw Bay, down to Baraga and even as …

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Mobile Voter Registration Drive At Michigan Tech

The Secretary of State’s Mobile Office will be making a stop in Houghton on Monday. The Mobile Office will visit the campus of Michigan Tech to offer voter registration and other services to students, staff and area residents. Tech is one of three U.P. universities the mobile office is visiting …

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Critical Blood Shortage In The U.P.

The U.P. Regional Blood Center says they are in critical need of blood donations throughout the Upper Peninsula. The needs are greatest for donations of A-positive, A-negative, and O-negative blood types. Donations to the UP Regional Blood Center always stay in the Upper Peninsula to help patients in your local …

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