Home / News / Local News (page 98)

Local News

“Big Annie” Honored Next Week

Anna Clemenc, fondly known as “Big Annie” is considered a local hero, with June 17 dedicated to her life and her work in Calumet. She is well known for leading the daily marching protests during the Copper Country Strike of 1913-1914, carrying a giant 6 by 10 foot American Flag …

Read More »

Solar and Wind Ordinance Public Hearing at Hancock City Council Meeting Tonight

The Hancock city council will hold two public hearings. The Solar and Wind ordinance will be open to public input in regards to proposed solar and wind energy sources in city limits. The code would regulate the type, size, and placement of solar energy panels and wind turbines with different …

Read More »

Two Re-elected In CCISD Biennial Elections

Yesterday the Copper Country Intermediate School District held their biennial elections, where two incumbents were reelected for a six-year term. Nels Christopherson of Houghton and Timothy Palosaari of Chassell will begin their terms on July 1.

Read More »

Cruise Ship To Dock In Houghton Thursday

Twice this summer, American Queen Voyages is bringing its Ocean Navigator cruise ship to Houghton. The first docking will take place this Thursday. It will enter the Canal at about 8 am, and dock at 8:30 before leaving at 5pm. Please keep in mind this may affect commuters. Passengers on …

Read More »

UP Blood Center In Critical Need Of Negative Blood Types

The UP Regional Blood Center is in critical need of blood. O-, A- and B- blood types are critically low. They have donation centers in Hancock, Escabana, and Marquette. The UP regional blood center is the primary supplier of blood and blood products to 13 hospitals throughout the Upper Peninsula, …

Read More »

SHF Accepting Health Centered Grant Applications For Fall Grant Cycle

The Superior Health Foundation (SHF) is interested in receiving grant applications for health-centered projects or equipment purchases. In the past, the average fall grant award has been between $10,000 and $15,000. SHF will award over $183,000 in grants during the fall cycle, and applications are currently open through July 3. …

Read More »

Adaptive Athlete Races Now Part of Canal Run

The Canal Run is now opening two other races that are available to adaptive athletes. There will be the half marathon wheelchair race and the 5 mile blade run for single or double amputees. You can do the races individually, or either as teams of 5 or more or 8 …

Read More »

Chassell Farmers Market Opens Tomorrow

The opening week of the Chassell farmers market will offer more than fresh, delicious and locally grown produce. There will also be baked goods, including gluten free options, farm fresh eggs, crafts, plants, freeze-dried candies, teas, locally raised pork and beef, and home décor. Local artisans will sell their goods …

Read More »

Feeding America Mobile Food Pantry In Ontonagon Tomorrow

Feeding America is a food resource program that serves the UP and western Michigan. They gather donated food, purchase food to fill in nutritional or other gaps, prepare the food for distribution, distribute it through their Mobile Food Pantry Program, provide food to their network of partners, and aid the …

Read More »

Donken-Tapiola Rd. Construction to Delay Travelers

A bridge replacement on Donken-Tapiola Rd. will delay travelers. Beginning from today, the construction is expected to take about 8 weeks. Motorists will be guided around the construction. The project will install an arched culvert over Misery river south of Donken and just east of M-26. The road will not …

Read More »
[sam id="3" codes="true"]