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Hockey Referee Seminar In Calumet Saturday

Want to be a hockey referee? Registration for USA Hockey officials is still open at usahockey.com. The steps required to become an on ice official may be found on the michiganreferee.com website. A required seminar is being offered at Calumet High School this Saturday. Sign-in starts at 8:30, class begins at 9am. Those …

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U.P. Roadside Parks Closing Soon

Most roadside parks operated by the Michigan Department of Transportation in the Upper Peninsula will close for the season on Monday, Oct. 31, but two will close early for facility upgrades. Cunard Park on US-2, 2 miles west of Hermansville in Menominee County, and Cut River East Park on US-2, …

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Film Shows Fate Of 100 Camps In U.P. Forest

A new documentary film by an Upper Peninsula resident shows the plight of those who are about to lose their home away from homes. Bruce Crossing’s Kristin Ojaniemi is one of those people. Her family camp is one of roughly 100 camps in the Ottawa National Forest that must be …

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Fight Continues Against White-Nose Syndrome

A fungus referred to as White-Nose syndrome continues to affect the state’s bat population. The disease affects hibernating bats causing them to wake up frequently disrupting their ability to store fat and their mental state. Bat expert and Eastern Michigan University biology professor, Alan Kurta says there are five species …

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“Ghostly” Image On Lake Superior Caught On Film

Theories range from the supernatural to the mundane about an image caught on the Great Lakes by a Michigan YouTuber. Jason Asselin was watching a rainbow while at Presque Isle Park in Marquette when another sight caught his eye. He took a video of what looks like a tall ship …

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Conference Focuses On Suicide Prevention

For the video for this story by ABC-10’s Chelsea Birdsall, click here. Suicide is now the 10th leading cause of death in the county. Nearly 100 people turned out for the first annual Suicide Prevention Conference in Marquette Monday. The event was hosted by Dial Help with collaborative effort from …

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