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CCISD Holding Millage Proposal Meeting In L’Anse

With the August 8th election quickly approaching, the Copper Country Intermediate School District is holding a second informational meeting on its millage proposal. The meeting will be held Tuesday, July 25th at 6:30pm at L’Anse High School for all Baraga County residents. CCISD Superintendent George Stockero and Director of Career …

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UPSA honors Ettenhofer as ‘Outstanding Conservationist’

The Upper Peninsula Sportsmen’s Alliance has presented its first “Outstanding Conservationist” award to U.P. Whitetails Inc. co-founder, Alan Ettenhofer of Escanaba. The award was presented today at a quarterly UPSA meeting at the William Anderson Sportsman’s Club in Hermansville in Menominee County. Ettenhofer, who serves as treasurer of U.P. Whitetails …

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“Divas” Take The Stage At The Calumet Theatre

Monday, July 24 – Divas through the Decades at Calumet Theatre Experience the contribution of female vocal artists to American music on Monday, July 24 at 7:30 pm at the Calumet Theatre Musical Mondays Series when “Divas Through the Decades” take the stage. Their show includes not only great music …

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Bash Supports Copper Country Humane Society

The 13th Annual Copper Country Humane Society Bash was held over the weekend. The Bash was first created to celebrate the shelter and to bring people out to meet the animals up for adoption. Shelter Manager Becki Clouthier said this is the most important fundraiser for the shelter and raises …

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Help Support Hope House Homeless Shelter

A homeless shelter in the Copper Country is closer to becoming a reality and you can help make it happen. The organizers of Hope House have set up a Go Fund Me site with the goal of raising $5,000 to get the shelter started. Roughly 150 people are said to …

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Watch For Beach Advisories On DEQ Website

HANCOCK:  Beach Guard, the Bathing Beach Information System that provides Michigan residents with bathing beach water quality information. The Western UP is finally experiencing the warm weather that prompts many local residents to visit a beach to beat the heat.   You may wonder, “Is the water safe for swimming?” The …

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Drug Suspect Sentenced To Three Months In Jail

A Grand Rapids man accused of selling drugs in the Houghton area was sentenced in Houghton County Circuit Court. 19 year-old Jon David Ettinger was sentenced Friday to three months in Houghton County Jail and will be credited for the 38 days he has already served. After his sentence, he …

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No Quick Solutions For Washed Out Road

Early last week, a beaver dam collapsed, creating a head of water that was estimated to be 10 feet tall. The water completely washed out Stagecoach Road in Michigamme. The Engineer and Manager of the Baraga County Road Commission Doug Mills said no one was injured in the collapse that …

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South Range Firefighters Locate Missing ORV Riders

ADAMS TOWNSHIP — Members of the South Range Volunteer Fire Department are being credited with finding two missing men early Friday morning in Adams Township. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post were called at 11:10 p.m. Thursday on a report of two men in their 60’s who went …

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