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Hazel Park suspect nabbed during Houghton County meth investigation

DOLLAR BAY, MI— A downstate man was arrested as part of a narcotics trafficking investigation by the Houghton County Sheriff's Office. Deputies executed search warrants Saturday on a home and vehicle in Dollar Bay. They uncovered about 3.8 ounces of crystal meth, a firearm and other evidence. A 62-year-old...
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U.P. school making sports more inclusive

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WJMN) – One Houghton High School athlete is helping rewrite the rules to allow for more inclusivity for all. “My sophomore year I was paralyzed from Transverse Myelitis which is a sudden unexplained inflammation of the spinal cord,” Maria Valet, senior at Houghton High School said. “I used a wheelchair for about half […]
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Finnish representatives meet in Houghton County

HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC) - Representatives of the Finnish government and officials from across Houghton County gathered at the Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock. The goal is to re-engage an economic agreement that had been on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Governor Whitmer signed an MOU with...
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PHF grants aim to improve recreational opportunities

HANCOCK, MI— The Portage Health Foundation has funded six projects aimed at increasing recreational opportunities in the Copper Country:. $20,000 went to Camp Josh in Ontonagon County, which offers recreation to individuals with disabilities and veterans. The Copper Harbor Trails Club received $15,000 for upgrades. Horizons Alternative School in...
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Portage Lake Lift Bridge repairs come to an end

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - Since the winter of 2020, the Portage Lake Lift Bridge has undergone continuous repairs. Now, the series of repairs is coming to a close. Parts that have never been since its creation have been replaced during this prolonged project. “Houghton and Hancock have been at the...
HOUGHTON, MI
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American Culinary Federation’s Upper Michigan chapter to hold BBQ Showcase

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The American Culinary Federation’s Upper Michigan chapter will soon hold its first-ever Barbecue Showcase. There will be seven different vendors from Marquette, Escanaba, and Houghton. Chapter Vice President Christopher Durley from The Courtyards in Marquette says items will include pickled vegetable short ribs, lamb sausage tacos, and roasted duck.
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Hazel Park man arrested in Houghton Co. with 3.8 oz. of meth

HOUGHTON COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - A 62-year-old Hazel Park man was arrested and charged with two felony counts of delivery and manufacture of crystal methamphetamine. On May 14, deputies from the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office investigated narcotics trafficking with a search warrant for a vehicle and house in Dollar Bay. Investigators found 3.8 ounces of crystal methamphetamine, a firearm and several other items used in the trafficking of narcotics.
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Photo Gallery | Business Finland, Consul General visit Finlandia University

On May 17, 2022, Finlandia University hosted Okko-Pekka Salmimies, Consul General of Finland in Los Angeles, and two Finnish business delegations for an opening reception at FinnU’s Finnish American Heritage Center during the delegation’s visit to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Click through the album below to check out...
HANCOCK, MI
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Sayen qualifies for NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships

INDIANAPOLIS – Michigan Tech junior Clayton Sayen has officially qualified to compete in the 2022 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field National Championships May 26-29 in Allendale, Michigan, hosted by Grand Valley State University. Sayen (Houghton, Michigan) qualified in the Men's 1500m with his performance at the Drake...
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Finlandia University hosts Finnish delegations

Led by Okko-Pekka Salmimies, Consul General of Finland in Los Angeles, two Finnish business delegations visited the Copper Country on Tuesday to advance economic and trade relations and explore partnership opportunities. Finlandia University, the only remaining institution of higher education in the U.S. founded by Finns outside of Finland, hosted the groups for an opening reception at the University’s Finnish American Heritage Center.
HANCOCK, MI
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Eugene Parker (1927"“2022)

Eugene Parker, the father of heliophysics, passed away on 15 March 2022. Through his discovery of the solar wind, Parker built the foundation for our understanding of the Sun and its influence on and beyond the Solar System. Born in 1927 in Houghton, Michigan, Parker spent his formative years in...
HOUGHTON, MI
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Volunteer for Canal Run!

The 47th Annual Canal Run is July 16 this year and they are looking for volunteers!. For more than 40 years, the Canal Run has been creating incredible memories in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. Founded to promote the involvement and wellness of our community and its members, the event is a highlight of the summer for many of the hundreds of people who participate or volunteer each year. Finlandia University is proud to once again be a sponsor.
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Ukrainian Pysanka Workshop & Fundraiser in Houghton

UPHS - Bell main entrance closed May 18 for repairs. This is a recording of the TV6 Morning News - 5:00. Portage Lake Lift Bridge repairs are coming to an end. City of Marquette holds special meeting on former hospital site project. Updated: 11 hours ago. The city of Marquette...
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Finnish delegates highlighting forest, marine technology in visit to U.P.

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WJMN) – This week, representatives in two delegations from Finland will visit Michigan to explore business opportunities within the state. One of the delegations will be hosted by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and will first visit the Houghton-Hancock area on Tuesday, May 17 followed by a visit to Southeast Michigan on May 18 and 19.
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More lift bridge closures planned this week

HANCOCK, MI— The Michigan Department of Transportation will continue work requiring lane closures and full traffic closures of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock this week. Motorists should expect closures of the outside northbound and southbound lanes on the bridge through Friday. Some full traffic closures...
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