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New services coming to Porcupine Mountains park

ONTONAGON — At the conclusion of a cooperative and productive partnership with Gogebic Community College that spanned 10 years, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will now again operate the popular downhill winter sports complex at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in ...

Students release fish into Escanaba River

ESCANABA — Gladstone Junior High School has concluded its 12th annual Salmon in the Classroom program Friday with students releasing the 140 Chinook salmon they have been raising since early December into the Escanaba River. The entire sixth grade class at Gladstone, who have been studying ...

Road conditions improve but trend may be short

HOUGHTON — Copper Country roads were in slightly better condition overall than the state average, though it fares worse when trunkline roads are excluded. The Michigan Transportation Asset Management Council, part of the state Department of Transportation, recently released its 2021 report ...

Iron County Housing Commission to sell 56 public units

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Iron County Housing Commission plans to sell 56 public housing units as part of a shift away from having to administer sites scattered throughout the county. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development had encouraged public housing authorities to assess the ...

Keweenaw Co-op shows off its new space, launches investment campaign

By GARRETT NEESE Houghton Daily Mining Gazette HANCOCK — In the vacant room where Keweenaw Co-op members will soon be shopping, Curt Webb was excited about what is to come. “Pretty much every conversation I have — whether it’s with Co-op members or people in the general community, ...

Cut River Bridge painting resumes

ESCANABA — Contractors for the Michigan Department of Transportation plan to resume bridge coating warranty work Monday on the U.S. 2 Heath M. Robinson Memorial Cut River Bridge, Mackinac County. Work started earlier but was suspended due to weather conditions The lane closure on the bridge ...