Home / News / Local News (page 20)

Local News

National Weather Service Marquette Spring Weather Presentations Scheduled

As seen in recent years, America is becoming increasingly vulnerable to weather events.  Even Upper Michigan, which many perceive as being immune to significant weather, faces significant threats from winter storms, flooding, wind storms, and severe thunderstorms.  Each year, meteorologists from the National Weather Service in Marquette travel across Upper Michigan …

Read More »

Keweenaw Bridal Expo Donates Proceeds To Flood Relief

The following press release was issued by the Portage Health Foundation: [Hancock, MI] When the Father’s Day Flood happened last June, it brought in a lot of support throughout the immediate process. People and organizations from all across the country sent financial aid to support the Portage Health Foundation’s Flood …

Read More »

City Of Hancock Looking To Hire Downtown Development Coordinator

The city of Hancock is looking to hire a Downtown Development Coordinator. The part-time position was recently approved by the DDA and the responsibilities include business retention, business recruitment, planning and promoting downtown activities and marketing. The position requires an energetic, results-oriented professional enthusiastic about the future of Downtown Hancock. …

Read More »

Two New Troopers Join MSP Calumet Post

Two new troopers are joining the Michigan State Police Calumet Post. Shelby-native Freddy Bahena and Braden Knoop of Charlevoix graduated from the 135th Trooper Recruit School on April 3rd. MSP Director Col. Joe Gasper administered the Oath of Office during the ceremony at the Lansing Center. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivered …

Read More »

April Nordic Film Series to Feature the 2017 Drama Ikitie

Several Finnish-American researchers have devoted their academic careers to the phenomenon known as “Karelian Fever.” Many families across the Copper Country and beyond have ancestors who died as a result of that dark chapter in Finnish-American history. Thousands of Finnish-Americans and Finnish-Canadians left North America, which was stricken by the …

Read More »

Stabenow To Give NMU Commencement Address

US Senator Debbie Stabenow will give the commencement address to graduates at Northern Michigan University during next month’s ceremony. Northern Today, the NMU news source, reports that the senator accepted the invitation by the university to be the keynote speaker on Saturday, May 4th. NMU President Fritz Erickson said Senator …

Read More »

Keweenaw Community Foundation Celebrates 25 Years

The Keweenaw Community Foundation is celebrating their silver anniversary with a special event to thank those who have supported their mission over the last 25 years. The 25th Anniversary Celebration will be held Saturday, April 13th at the Miscowaubik Club in Calumet from 5:00-9:00pm. Executive Director Jim Vivian says the …

Read More »