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Study Shows Upper Peninsula Health Needs

The results from a recent survey on the overall health of the Upper Peninsula can help guide county leaders to solutions to solve the region’s biggest health needs. The Western UP Health Department’s Kate Beer shared the findings of the 2018 Upper Peninsula Community Health Needs Assessment with the Houghton …

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Relocated Wolf Dies On Isle Royale

HOUGHTON, MICH- The National Park Service (NPS) has been monitoring the wolves that were captured in Minnesota earlier this fall and transported to Isle Royale as part of a multi-year project to restore predation in the remote park. Sixteen different wolves were captured on the Grand Portage Chippewa reservation. Seven of …

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Firearms Deer Season Set To Open Thursday

Hunters are making final preparations before heading out for Thursday’s opening day of firearms deer season. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the state is in the top five nationally in both number of deer hunters and overall deer taken each year. 376,365 deer were harvested last year. Of …

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America Recycles Day This Thursday

The Copper Country Recycling Initiative is supporting a nationally-recognized day that celebrates and promotes recycling in the US. America Recycles Day takes place this Thursday and encourages people to spread the word about the benefits of recycling and to practice recycling themselves, according to Project Wet (projectwet.org). As group of local …

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Finlandia Donors Can Triple Their Gifts Made On Giving Tuesday

Finlandia donors can triple their gifts this Giving Tuesday, as the university will have two matching incentives: A member of the Board of Trustees has agreed to match all donations dollar for dollar that are made on Giving Tuesday, up to $20,000. Finlandia is also participating in Facebook’s Giving Tuesday program, in which they …

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