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Get Early Bird Discounts On Tickets For MTU Athletics

Tickets for the 2019-2020 Michigan Tech Athletics season are on sale. Early bird pricing is available through Sunday, July 28th for football, volleyball, basketball, and hockey tickets. MTU Director of Athletic Partnerships and Ticket Sales Gary Kruzich says this is the first time the university has offered early bird discounts …

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MDOT lifts traffic restrictions to ease Fourth of July travel

AAA Michigan estimates about 1.7 million people from Michigan are expected to travel during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. That’s a 4.4 percent increase from 2018, and AAA estimates that 1.4 million Michiganders will be taking to the road. The Michigan Department of Transportation is suspending work and lifting …

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Falcons have success at two U.P. bridges

An image captured from the nest box webcam at the Portage Lake Lift Bridge this spring shows an adult and several falcon chicks. Peregrine falcons have successfully hatched young at the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge and the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock this year. (MDOT photo) …

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UP Lawmakers Unite Behind Commercial Fishing Bill

Upper Peninsula lawmakers in the Michigan Legislature are uniting behind a plan to support commercial fishing. The bipartisan plan would modernize Michigan’s commercial fishing regulations while allowing more diversification of the commercial fish catch. A version of the plan supported by lawmakers from the U.P. was recently introduced by State …

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Calumet Colosseum Will Host NHL Preseason Game

The NHL preseason game between the Detroit Red Wings and the Stanley Cup Champions St. Louis Blues will be played in the arena named Hockeyville USA for 2019. The announcement was made Tuesday that the Calumet Colosseum has officially been chosen as the venue for the game, which is coming …

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Houghton Man Killed In Rollover Accident

One person is dead following a single vehicle crash in Calumet Township. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department says the accident happened Tuesday around 4:30pm on US-41 near #4 Road in Centennial Heights. The vehicle was driven by a 65-year-old Houghton man who sustained minor injuries. The passenger, a 77-year-old Houghton …

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Aspirus Reminds People To Stay Safe Around Fireworks

When it comes to fireworks, Aspirus says leave the shows to the pros. Every year in the U.S., fireworks cause thousands of injuries, including severe burns and eye injuries. According to Aspirus health experts, many of these injuries are serious enough to require treatment in hospital emergency departments. Some are …

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