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Finnish Independence Day Celebrated In Hancock

Every year, the Keweenaw Finnish community celebrates their heritage with Finland’s Independence Day. The day has been celebrated at Finlandia University, formerly Suomi College, since the first anniversary of Finland’s independence in 1918. This year’s festivities at the University’s Finnish American Heritage Center were a special celebration of the 150th …

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Chinese Company Opening Research Lab In Hancock

An international environmental project has new research labs opening locally. Michigan Tech Materials Science Professor Jim Hwang met with an established Chinese Environmental company last year. He told them about the environmental research done at Tech and in the U.P. Now, the same Chinese company is opening its first international …

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Firearm Deer Hunting Season A Mixed Bag In The Upper Peninsula

Michigan Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologists said preliminary check station data shows mixed results for the firearm deer hunting season in the Upper Peninsula. So far, indications are there was a drop in the overall harvest. However, with hunters across the region registering a higher proportion of mature bucks, …

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