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New Aspiring Women Event Celebrates Heart Health

aw-affair-of-the-heart-poster Join us for our next FREE Aspiring Women event and beat the winter blues ‘An Affair of the Heart’ coming to Houghton Feb. 4; register today! HOUGHTON – Aspirus Keweenaw invites all ladies to An Affair of the Heart, another fun, festive and FREE Aspiring Women event coming to …

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Finlandia & Michigan Tech Holding MLK Events

Events honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will take place throughout the state today. This is a national holiday so government offices are closed as are many schools, banks and other businesses. Both local universities are holding events to honor the day. Finlandia University will hold their 2nd …

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Names Released In Fatal Dollar Bay Accident

The names of the persons involved in the fatal crash on Monday have been released. The accident happened on M-26 near Coal Dock Road around 8am. 21-year-old Jerome Berdecia was the driver of the Honda Accord. His wife 21-year-old Neidalis Maldono-Berdecia was also in the car Jerome died as a …

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Auditions For West Side Story Next Week

HOUGHTON, Michigan (Thursday, January 12, 2017) – Michigan Tech’s “Tech Theatre Company” will hold public auditions for the classic musical West Side Story, next week, on Monday, January 16 – Wednesday, January 18. West Side Story changed the very nature of American Musical Theatre. With music by Leonard Bernstein and …

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Dianda’s Statement On Daylight Savings Time Bill

Statement from state Rep. Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) on news story incorrectly identifying him as a cosponsor of Daylight Savings Time bill: “Yesterday, WZZM and the Detroit Free Press ran news stories identifying me as a cosponsor of a bill introduced this year to put all of Michigan into the Eastern …

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Bergman Selected To Chair VA Subcommittee

Congressman Jack Bergman continues to be assigned additional roles in Washington. Earlier this week, Bergman was appointed to serve on the Veteran’s Affairs Committee. Now he has been selected to serve at the Chairman of the House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. The subcommittee’s role is …

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Rally At The Bridge To Protest Obamacare Repeal

A rally is planned for this Sunday to urge lawmakers not to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The national day of action, spearheaded by Senator Bernie Sanders, includes a demonstration on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge. Houghton County Democratic Party Co-Chair Bill Binroth says they are trying to stop what …

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