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Hiawatha Utilizes Aerial Ignition for Prescribed Burns

Gladstone, MI — On Tuesday and Wednesday, May 7 and 8, 2019, Hiawatha National Forest fire personnel successfully conducted two prescribed fires in the Raco, Michigan, area. The 573-acre Rifle Range Prescribed Fire and 237-acre Porcupine Prescribed Fire both served the ongoing objectives of improving wildlife habitat and reducing hazardous fire fuels. …

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Calendar Filling Up At Calumet Public Library

The Calumet Public Library is rolling out their schedule of events for the coming months, featuring several great programs and events, as well as ways people can get involved. Author Karen Dionne will be visiting May 29th and multiple copies of her book, The Marsh King’s Daughter, are available to …

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Spring/Summer Hours Begin At Finlandia University Gallery

The Finlandia University Gallery in the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock is now operating under their spring and summer hours.  The gallery is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Please check the gallery webpage http://www.finlandia.edu/universitygallery/ for exhibition schedule.  The current exhibit Finlandia University International School of Art …

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Local Organizations Take Part In National Prevention Week

This week is SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week as communities and organizations across the country are helping to raise awareness about the importance of substance use prevention and positive mental health. Houghton/Keweenaw Communities That Care and Baraga County Communities That Care are focusing on prevention for youth, working with the UP …

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L’Anse Community Energy Kick-Off Tuesday

L’Anse electric utility customers are invited to learn about several new community energy programs to help save residents and businesses money on their electric bills. Participants of the L’Anse Community Energy Kick-Off will learn the details on the new Community Solar Program and learn if they qualify to participate in …

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Construction Season Gets Underway

Three highway construction projects are scheduled to begin today. Chip sealing, crack and shoulder repair will be taking place on US-41 from Mohawk past Lac La Belle Road.  Motorists can expect one-lane traffic under flag control.  Work is scheduled to be completed by July 19th. See a map of the …

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L’Anse Cleanup This Week

It’s time to clean up the Village of L’Anse. Village cleanup will be held this week through Friday. Dumpsters will be available Monday from noon to 8pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8am to 8pm; and Friday from 8am until noon. If the dumpsters are filled, drop-off will be closed …

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Calumet Man Injured In Auto Accident

A 19-year-old Calumet man is recovering after being injured in an automobile accident on Saturday. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post responded to the accident just before 4:30pm on US-41 about one mile north of Lac La Belle Road. Troopers say the driver was headed northbound in a …

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