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Recovery operation underway for missing boaters

Recovery efforts are underway in the Copper Country in the search for three missing boaters and their boat. According to the U.S. Coast Guard in Sault Ste. Marie, members of the Michigan State Police are conducting what’s being called a ‘Recovery Operation’ in the Keweenaw Bay. Three people: 61 year–old …

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Atlantic Mine Meth Suspect Bound Over

One of the cases in a recent drug bust in Atlantic Mine is moving forward. 52-year-old Anthony James Vencato appeared in 97th District Court in Houghton. He is facing a felony charge of possession of meth or ecstasy after being arrested a month ago when UPSET detectives executed a search …

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DNR releases 2016 Michigan Deer Hunting Prospects report

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today released its 2016 Michigan Deer Hunting Prospects report. The full text of the report follows. 2016 MICHIGAN DEER HUNTING PROSPECTS The leading reason many individuals participate in deer hunting is simply the opportunity to spend time outdoors with friends and family, but harvesting …

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Michigan Tech Homecoming Weekend Begins

Michigan Tech’s annual Homecoming Weekend starts today. This year’s theme is “Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming.” Things get started this afternoon as scores of Michigan Tech students brave the chilly waters of the Portage Canal, testing their knowledge of fluid dynamics while risking both hypothermia and humiliation in the …

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Houghton County Candidates Questioned At Forum

There are several contested elections this year in Houghton County. Residents were given an opportunity to ask questions of the candidates in those elections at a Candidate Forum Thursday in Hancock. Candidates for county prosecutor, sheriff and three county commissioner districts took part in the event. Some of the important …

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Fond Farewell To Undersheriff Britz

The longest serving Undersheriff in Houghton County history is moving on.   An open house was held today to say farewell to Undersheriff Roy Britz, who served in the position for 20 years. Britz was also a deputy for the Houghton County Sheriff’s Department from 1982 to 1989. He has …

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DEQ Holds Warden Power Plant Public Hearing

For more on this story by ABC-10’s Melanie Palmer, click here. A public hearing was held Wednesday evening by the Department of Environmental Quality regarding the L’Anse Warden Power Plant Air Quality permit. The DEQ had recently heard complaints from residents around L’Anse about the Warden Power Plant creating fugitive dust …

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