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New Beginnings Angel Mission Open

The Angel Mission Free Store will be open this week, June 18th-22nd for people needing assistance due to the flood and to take donations. If you would like to help, the following items are most urgently needed: Water, cleaning supplies, brooms, mops, disinfectant cleaners, body wash, shampoo, deodorant, feminine products, toilet …

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Happy Glenn Mroz Day!

Wednesday, June 20th, is Glenn Mroz Day in Houghton and Hancock. A joint meeting of both the City Councils was held Tuesday at the Lakeview Manor in Hancock. Michigan Tech President Glenn Mroz was presented with a proclamation honoring his 15 years of service as head of the university. Mroz …

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Houghton County To Hire Worker To Help Recycle Cardboard

The Houghton County Board of Commissioners addressed some issues concerning the cardboard recycling unit at the Houghton County Transfer Station at their regular meeting Tuesday. One of those concerns was the amount of cardboard that was simply being thrown away. The board voted to hire a part-time employee that will …

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Help Is Just A Phone Call Away

The rally of the community has been so great that there appears to be more volunteers than there are projects. It’s both a testament to the spirit of community in the area as well as the residents’ resilience in taking care of themselves. Houghton County Administrator Eric Forsberg is asking …

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Update On Houghton County Recovery Effort

County and state officials are working together to restore the Copper Country after devastating flash floods over the weekend. A press conference was held at the Houghton County Courthouse Tuesday to update the public on the recovery and relief effort. Emergency Services Coordinator Chris Van Arsdale said the 7 ½ …

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