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Hancock School District Update

In an email sent to parents, the Hancock School District is anticipating well over 80% of students to return for face to face learning on September 8th. Approximately 10% of students plan on taking part in live streaming classes, but can return to school for face to face learning at …

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First Houghton County COVID-19 Death Reported

From the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department: The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department (WUPHD) has confirmed that a person has died of complications surrounding COVID-19 in Houghton County. The elderly person was an inpatient at a local hospital at the time of their death. To date, there have been 2 …

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Houghton Fair Livestock Show Results Announced

Houghton County Fair officials have released the results of Friday’s livestock shows. Beef: • Senior showman winner: Alexis Strom • Junior Showman – Baily Strom • Grand Champion Alexis Strom Market Beef Steers • Grand Champion: Alexis Strom • Reserve Champion: Kyla Strom Swine: • Senior Fitting and Showing: Alex …

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Michigan Tech Makes Face Shields For Faculty

More than 850 face shields have been produced for Michigan Tech faculty at the Van Pelt and Opie Library. The face shields can accommodate a headset, are adjustable, and direct exhalations behind the instructor, rather than toward students. The face shields are part of Michigan Tech’s face covering requirements, are …

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