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Houghton County Board Meeting Recap

According to Houghton County Board of Commissioners Chair Scott Ala, there is a big problem with the county’s retirement plan for county employees. Ala brought up the issue at last night’s board meeting and he says the Municipal Employees Retirement System, better known as MERS, came up with a plan …

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L’Anse DDA Offering Help

For the eighth straight year, some property owners in L’Anse will have the opportunity to get some financial help to improve the appearance of their buildings. The L’Anse Downtown Development Authority is accepting applications for its Facade Grant Program. Five grants are available… each worth as much as three-thousand dollars. …

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Houghton High School Heading to National Championships

Houghton High School’s robotics team, Superior Roboworks team 857, has just returned from the FIRST Robotics of Michigan State Championship tournament in Ypsilanti. This is the second year in a row Superior Roboworks has earned the right to compete in the state tournament. This year their performance in competitions has …

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