Recent Updates

Houghton Seeks To Become Hockeyville USA

Detroit may be Hockeytown…but Houghton is looking to be named the first Hockeyville USA. Kraft Foods has been running the Hockeyville Canada contest for some time…but now U.S. cities will get their chance to take part in the annual event. Cities nominate their own ice rink and then compete for …

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2-Hour Bridge Closures For Friday & Saturday

The Portage Lake Lift Bridge will be closed this Friday and Saturday morning between 2:00 A.M. and 4:00 A.M. You will not be able to cross the bridge during this time, though snowmobile traffic will be permitted on the lower bridge deck. Houghton Police Chief John Donnelly urges drivers not …

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State OK’s Funding For New Marquette General Hospital

A new hospital in Marquette has been given the green light by the state. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced the Strategic Fund approval of more than $55.7 million in local and school tax capture for the City of Marquette Brownfield Redevelopment Authority to redevelop about 37 acres of property …

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