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2017-18 bear hunting regulations now set

The Natural Resources Commission approved bear hunting regulations for the 2017-2018 hunting seasons at the commission’s meeting Thursday in Lansing, Michigan. “We presented recommendations for the upcoming years based on input we received from department staff and stakeholders from across the state. We are happy to see the changes to …

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Volunteers Needed For Recycling Events

The Copper Country Recycling Initiative has three opportunities for recyclers to volunteer and have some fun. Email cekstrom3@gmail.com if you are interested. Thursday, March 16, 2017 UP STEM Science Fair at the MUB at MTU Time: 4:30pm – 7:30pm Buffet supper included We need a few volunteers to help us for …

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Task Force Formed To Prepare For CWD In U.P. Deer

With the potential threat of chronic wasting disease spreading to the Upper Peninsula from across the Wisconsin border, or by other means, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, hunter groups and others are working cooperatively to try to protect the region’s deer population and valuable hunting tradition. Chronic wasting disease …

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Library Restaurant Closed Until Mid-Week

A popular restaurant in downtown Houghton is currently closed for remodeling after passing a health inspection. The Library Restaurant and Brew Pub says they have voluntarily closed for improvements following an inspection by the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department. The inspection was in response to reports of a possible flu …

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Finlandia announces second year of Summer Bridge Program

The Summer Bridge Program at Finlandia University will kick off on June 26 for its second year – allowing students to get ahead and better prepare themselves for college. “Our Summer Bridge Program offers a unique opportunity for our incoming students to ease into the demands of college coursework with highly coordinated …

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Temporary Modified Load Restrictions Go Into Effect Saturday

TEMPORARY MODIFIED LOAD RESTRICTIONS BARAGA, HOUGHTON, KEWEENEW, and ONTONAGON COUNTIES Spring weight restrictions will be temporarily modified to allow normal legal loads on most county roads from Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. to Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.. Some roads will remain restricted, please contact your …

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