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Wisconsin Man Killed In Snowmobile Crash

A Wisconsin man is dead following a snowmobile accident in southern Houghton County. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post responded to Trail #8 near M-28 Wednesday. 41-year-old Jamie Steen of Curtiss, Wisconsin was reportedly driving northbound on Trail #8 when he lost control of his snowmobile on a …

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Woman Injured In Snowmobile Crash Near Mass City

An Illinois woman was injured in a snowmobile accident on Tuesday in Ontonagon County. Deputies from the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office were called out to Trail #3 in Mass City shortly after 2:30pm. 74-year-old Judi Ann Young of Boloit, Illinois was traveling on Trail #3 when her ski caught a …

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Nominations Open For Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards

HOUGHTON, Michigan (January 8, 2018) — Registration and Nominations are now open for the Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards Dinner, which will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Bonfire Steakhouse in Houghton. The Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards is a celebration that recognizes local businesses, organizations, community …

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Police & Firefighters To Face Off For Charity

Keweenaw area police and firefighters are gearing up to take the ice against one another in a local fundraiser. The annual hockey game is set to take place at MacInnes Student Ice Arena on the campus of Michigan Tech.   Houghton Police Lieutenant Nick Roberts said, “We’ve had this charity since …

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HEET Sends Letter To Georgetown University

The Houghton Energy Efficiency Team is expressing their frustration with Georgetown University in a letter calling on the school to honor its obligations. Houghton County was among the communities competing to be a finalist for the $5 million prize in the Georgetown Energy Prize Competition. Just as the finalists were …

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Police Investigate Death Of Toddler

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post and Baraga Detachment are investigating the death of a 3-year-old child from L’Anse. The child was brought by a guardian to Baraga County Memorial Hospital on December 23rd. The child was unresponsive and was later transferred to Milwaukee Children’s Hospital where the …

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