Recent Updates

U.P. Health System-Portage Lead Sponsor Of BridgeFEAST

Houghton Rotary Club’s 30th annual BridgeFEAST fundraiser is returning to the Ray Kestner Waterfront Park in Houghton this summer, June 19th and 20th. For the second consecutive year, UP Health System-Portage is the lead sponsor, joining several other community sponsors in supporting BridgeFEAST. BridgeFEAST is the largest official fundraiser of …

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Detour Returns To Bridge

Lane closures on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge means motorists will have to detour through downtown Houghton again before crossing the bridge. The contractor for the Michigan Department of Transportation will be doing deck repairs on the bridge, part of ongoing necessary maintenance work. This work will require closing the inside …

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All U.P. Roadside Parks Open On Monday

All 32 Michigan Department of Transportation roadside parks in the Upper Peninsula will be reopened for the season on Monday. U.P. roadside parks usually open in mid- to late April each year but some of those openings were delayed this year. Most parks reopened April 27. A handful had remained …

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