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Houghton County board OKs ARPA requests

By GARRETT NEESE Houghton Mining Gazette HOUGHTON — The Houghton County Board approved American Rescue Plan Act funding for several projects at its meeting Tuesday. The $200,000 study will determine the feasibility of a new terminal and a new location for the fuel farm for planes. The ...

Marquette County Moose

In this photo taken by Ishpeming resident Tony Bertucci, a moose takes a stroll in the woods south of Ishpeming on Nov. 9. Did you take a great shot of the sunset over Teal Lake? Or did you happen to snap a captivating image of wildlife? The Mining Journal is accepting original local photo ...

Most opening day deer taken in south U.P.

ESCANABA — The southern U.P. was the place to be during the opening day of firearm deer season, according to data collected by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The DNR released data collected opening day through mandatory deer harvest reporting. Menominee County topped the list ...

Tech gets $8 million to research battery recycling

By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — Michigan Tech University is receiving more than $8 million of federal infrastructure funding to develop technologies and processes to recycle and reuse batteries from electric vehicles. The funding was awarded as part of a bipartisan initiative from the U.S. ...

Calumet Theatre board reflect on packed season

By GRAHAM JAEHNIG Houghton Mining Gazette CALUMET — At the regular meeting of the Calumet Theatre Co. Board on Monday, Executive Director Jay Maki said the theater experienced a successful and productive summer season. Between July 13 and Dec. 16, the event lineup grew to no less than ...

Kingsford to acquire used plow truck

KINGSFORD — The city plans to buy a used plow truck from Crandon, Wis., for $134,810. Jeff DeMuri, public works director, made the request to acquire the 2016 Westen Star 2/4 dump/plow. He said the truck is in excellent condition and has 40,000 miles on it. Last year the city purchased a ...