Keweenaw County, MIMining Journal

Open house held

KEWEENAW BAY — The Keweenaw Bay Fire Department held its first community meeting and open house at its fire hall Saturday. With the Keweenaw Bay community several miles from Baraga, Chief Diane Morin said she is trying to build a rapport with the community so they can help each other. About 30 to 40 people had attended in the first hour, she said.
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Gay, MIMining Journal

Task force seeks information on Keweenaw underground features

GAY — The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy’s Water Resources Division, in cooperation with the Buffalo Reef Task Force, is asking property owners to report underground features, like onsite septic systems and water and irrigation lines, along a 5-mile stretch of Lake Superior shoreline in Keweenaw County.
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Keweenaw County, MIWLUC

Mohawk ‘Party in the Park’ kicks off Satuday

MOHAWK, Mich. (WLUC) - This weekend, a new community event is coming to Keweenaw County. “Party in the Park” takes place at the Mohawk Park now every Saturday. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. the park will become a family fun ground. The organizer said nearly 60 vendors will alternate...
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Copper Harbor Trails open for Memorial Day Weekend

COPPER HARBOR, Mich. (WLUC) - The Copper Harbor Trails are open now as Memorial Day Weekend approaches. “It’s been a couple of busy weeks here at the Copper Harbor Trails Club getting all of our trails ready to go, opening things up,” said Copper Harbor Trails Club Executive Director Nathan Miller.
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Copper Harbor, MIMining Journal

Most CHTC mountain bike trails are open early

COPPER HARBOR — Copper Harbor Trails Club Executive Director Nathan Miller expressed his thanks to the Keweenaw County Board of Commissioners, and to Chuck Miller, attorney for Keweenaw County, for working with the trail club to open the trails. Miller spoke at the regular monthly board meeting Wednesday evening. The...
Keweenaw County, MIWLUC

Nonprofit acquires massive recreation area for public

KEWEENAW COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - The Gratiot River’s rushing rapids connecting Conglomerate Falls to Gratiot River County Park are now spared from any potential development. Thanks to the nonprofit Keweenaw Natural Areas (KNA) conservation group, which has secured its missing link of land. “Thank you to everyone who donated, and...
Keweenaw County, MIWLUC

Stanton Township Superintendent to fill leadership role at CCISD

KEWEENAW COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - A member of the Stanton township support team will soon be filling the role of superintendent at Copper Country Intermediate School District (CCISD). Jim Rautiola, who is currently the superintendent for Stanton Township schools, will be taking over that role at CCISD. The decision was made in a Board of Education vote that took place Friday morning, according to current Superintendent George Stockero. Rautiola has been involved with other Copper Country School districts along with his role as Stanton Township Superintendent. He will officially start on June 30.
Keweenaw County, MIWLUC

Copper Country struggles with mental health resources

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - There’s a growing problem in the Copper Country - mental health. Isolated and land-locked away from resources to manage the entire population, Keweenaw County Sheriff Curt Pennela asks one question. What can we do today to help people who need it the most?. “Everybody knows somebody...
Lake Linden, MIWLUC

Northland Lawn holds blood & food drive

LAKE LINDEN, Mich. (WLUC) - On Monday, Northland Lawn, Sport & Equipment in Lake Linden gave back to the community with two types of donations. The blood drive was a grand finale to wrap up a month-long food drive. The goal this year was to collect 12,000 lbs of food...
Keweenaw County, MIMining Journal

Liability a question between trails club, county

EAGLE RIVER — The Keweenaw County Board has asked the Copper Harbor Trails Club who would bear the liability costs in the event of a catastrophic accident involving a biker on one of the trails. The matter was discussed at Wednesday’s regular board meeting. Nathan Miller, executive director of CHTC,...
Lake Linden, MIMining Journal

Lake Linden-Hubbell teacher top receives state honor

LAKE LINDEN — The Michigan Department of Education has named Heather French, an English and visual arts teacher at Lake Linden-Hubbell Middle School/High School, the Region 1 Teacher of the Year. French and nine other teachers from across the state are now finalists for the 2021-2022 Michigan Teacher of the...
Lake Linden, MIWLUC

Lake Linden-Hubbell teacher receives state honor

LAKE LINDEN, Mich. (WLUC) - The Michigan Department of Education has named Heather French, an English and visual arts teacher at Lake Linden-Hubbell Middle School and High School, the Region 1 Teacher of the Year. French and nine other teachers from across the state are now finalists for the 2021-2022...
Lake Linden, MIWLUC

Lake Linden-Hubbell teacher receives state honor

LAKE LINDEN, Mich. (WLUC) - A Copper Country teacher is a Michigan Regional Teacher of the Year. The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) on Friday naming Heather French the Region 1 winner. She’s an English language arts and visual arts teacher at Lake Linden–Hubbell Middle/High School at the Lake Linden-Hubbell Schools.