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VA Mental Health Summit Coming to Marquette

IRON MOUNTAIN – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center will be hosting its fifth annual Mental Health Summit on Tuesday, August 29, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (EDT) at Lakeview Arena in Marquette, Michigan.  The arena is located at 401 East Fair Avenue. “During this year’s Mental Health …

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People Add Their Stories To Keweenaw Time Traveler

The Keweenaw Time Traveler wants to digitize your memories at their Scan-A-Thon events. Researchers met with people who brought photographs to share at the Calumet Visitor Center. The photographs were scanned and added to the Keweenaw Time Traveler. From there, people attached their photos to certain places on the maps …

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CCISD Celebrates Passage Of CTE Millage

Voters in the Copper Country Immediate School District approved a levy for 1 mil for 10 years to fund Career and Technical Education programs and CCISD Superintendent George Stockero is thrilled. “I think I’m the most excited that it passed in every school district, so we had great support from …

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Barnett named Dean of Students at Finlandia

Erin Barnett has been named Dean of Students at Finlandia University. Barnett has been with Finlandia since September 2013, advancing from Coordinator of Academic Support Services to Director of Academic Success and Student Life in May 2014, before accepting this position in July 2017. “Working with Erin over the past three …

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Jazz Central – A Summer Concert in a Ghost Town

The Keweenaw County Historical Society (KCHS) will be sponsoring Jazz Central, a live music concert, on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 in the ghost town of Central Mine (located 18 mi. NE of Calumet off US-41, opposite the Gratiot Lake turnoff). Music starts at 6:00 pm.  The bands performing will be:  …

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Calumet Depot Restoration Continues

Efforts to restore the Calumet Depot to its original glory continue. Calumet Township has been attempting to raise funds since they purchased the building in January. In addition to applying for grants from the state, Calumet Township Supervisor Paul Lehto said the township has set up a crowd-funding site and …

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