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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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Portage Township Delays Dispensary Decision

Portage Township continues to wrestle with the question of whether to opt in and continue to allow a local dispensary to operate under Michigan’s new medical marijuana law.   The Portage Township Board of Trustees heard from all sides at last Monday night’s meeting. The big topic of discussion was …

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A Victorian Christmas Celebrated In Houghton

Keweenaw residents took a step back in time over the weekend as the City of Houghton held its first Victorian Christmas.   There’s snow on the ground and the feel of Christmas in the air in downtown Houghton as many dressed for the occasion and joined in on the celebration. …

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