Home / News / Local News (page 490)

Local News

Step into History with the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

CALUMET –The Keweenaw has exceptional history and outdoor recreation opportunities, and you can combine them with the Step into History program offered by Keweenaw NHP and the Western UP Health Department. This Thanksgiving, the Step into History program will join UP Health System-Portage for its annual 5k Turkey Trot event …

Read More »

Keweenaw Community Foundation YAC Announces Grants To Benefit Local Youth

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) of the Keweenaw Community Foundation is pleased to announce that $12,402.48 has been awarded to seven local organizations with funds available from the Kellogg Youth Endowment Fund. These grants will support projects that benefit youth in grades 6-­12 in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties. The seven grant recipients are: • Omega …

Read More »

Ambulance Involved In Rollover Crash

An ambulance for U.P. Health Systems—Marquette was involved in a rollover accident over the weekend. The Michigan State Police says the accident happened on US-41 near County Road 502 around 4:45am Sunday. The full-marked ambulance was driven by 29-year-old Matthew Strong with 58-year-old Sherry Norris, both of Marquette, in the …

Read More »

Early Mixed Reviews for 2016 Firearm Deer Season

With an anticipated 500,000 firearm deer hunters afield in search of white-tailed deer earlier this week, early reports indicate varied success across Michigan. Warm weather and fog in some areas seem to have had an effect on deer movement. Michigan Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologists across the four wildlife …

Read More »

Peace Walk Held In Wake Of Presidential Election

Many in the Michigan Tech community are banding together to offer support to those who are concerned about the ramifications of the presidential election. A Peace Walk was held to reassure underrepresented students, faculty and community members that they are loved. Michigan Tech student Neffertia Tyner is the Community Outreach …

Read More »