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Engineering Exploration Day for Middle & High School Girls

Girls&Engin&ParentsFlyerFeb.25.2017 Local middle and high school girls are invited to take part in the Engineering Exploration Day at Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center. The free event takes place Saturday, February 25th from 10am-1:30pm and is open to girls in grades 7 through 12 and their parents. Participants can try …

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Wildlife Rehabilitation Group Holding Logo Design Contest

The U.P. Wildlife Rehabilitation- Keweenaw Group is a group of volunteers that make up the 501(c)3 not-for-profit association of wildlife rehabbers in the Upper Peninsula. They cover Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga and Ontonagon counties. Their goal is to rehabilitate injured and orphaned wildlife and return them to the wild whenever possible. …

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Heritage Center Sets Spring Semester Enrichment Slate

If someone asks you “Puhutko suomea?” and you don’t know how to respond, or your answer is “Yes, but not very well,” than this semester’s community enrichment classes at Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center are perfect for you. Among the offerings this year are a pair of Finnish language classes, perfect …

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Michigan Tech’s Winter Carnival Begins This Week

It’s said when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. At Michigan Technological University, when Mother Natures gives you tons of snow, you play in it. Continuing a tradition that began 95 years ago, Michigan Technological University will hold its annual Winter Carnival this month. This year’s theme is “Snow …

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New Bus Opening Up Opportunities For Seniors

It’s important that residents of any senior living community get out and about to enjoy the area’s many festivals and events. Seniors at Gardenview Assisted Living and Memory Care in Calumet will now be able to ride to those events in a new 12-seat bus the center has just purchased. …

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Drug Bust In Houghton

A Grand Rapids man is facing multiple charges following a drug bust by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team. Detectives from UPSET-West conducted the month-long investigation that led to the arrest of 19-year old Jon David Ettinger on Thursday. The investigation found that the suspect was allegedly selling marijuana, acid, …

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Isle Royale Wolves Open House Coming To Houghton

HOUGHTON, MICH.-– The National Park Service (NPS) invites the public to participate in upcoming informational open houses and webinars regarding the proposed draft plan determining whether and how to bring wolves to Isle Royale National Park. The plan and alternatives are described in the draft Environmental Impact Statement to Address …

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Pigs N Heat Hockey Game Saturday Night

Members of local law enforcement and firefighters will face off against each other tomorrow for the annual Pigs N Heat hockey game. Proceeds from the game support the Pigs N Heat Fund, which provides financial assistance to crime and fire victims in the Copper Country. A large crowd is expected …

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CHS Drama Club Presents “The Great Gatsby”

There’s only one school in the Upper Peninsula that competes in the Michigan Interscholastic Forensics Association State Theater Festival—Calumet High School. The school’s drama club will be performing a selection from The Great Gatsby at the competition in Lansing later this month. Local residents can come out to support the …

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