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Moving Forward With L’Anse Solar Power Plan

The residents of L’Anse may soon be getting some of their power from solar energy. Village residents met last night for a follow up meeting regarding a Community Solar Garden.   The Upper Peninsula Solar Assistance and Resource Team, also known as UPSTART, presented information to the village residents earlier …

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Nara Family Honored By Houghton City Council

The Nara Nature Park provides some of the best recreational opportunities in Houghton and the park just got bigger. An additional seven acres was donated to the park by the Nara family, comprising of an area around the Pilgrim River, just south of the bridge in the park. This is …

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False Report Of Gunman At Calumet School

UPDATE: Two parents reportedly contacted police Tuesday of a threat made to their child by a stranger.  The individual is said to have pulled up to the family as they were leaving the school and rolled down his window and asked if they “can see the smoke stack because that …

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Take A Custom Tour Of Finland

Custom tours of Finland are being offered for next summer for Finnish Americans in the Upper Peninsula. The tours are led by Anita Smiley of Preston, Connecticut, and include a variety of stops with special opportunities not typically available on commercial tours. The 2018 tour takes place July 9-23, beginning …

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Copper Country Elks Spread Christmas Cheer

The Copper Country Elks hosted a Christmas Party on Sunday for 75 underprivileged children. Every child received a gift, enjoyed pizza and other goodies and got to visit with Santa. The party was made possible with a $2000 grant from the Elks National Foundation. This grant is awarded to lodges …

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Clearing The Air On Climate Change

In an age of misinformation and fake news, getting facts about Climate Change can be difficult. The Keweenaw Climate Community is holding another event in their series of What’s The Deal With Climate Change at the Orpheum Theater tonight at 6pm. Climate Communication Expert John Cook from SkepticalScience.com has traveled …

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