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Calumet man pleads no contest in distracted driving case
HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) -The Calumet man who struck two Hancock residents head-on pled Wednesday in Houghton County District Court.28-year-old Justin Beigh pled no contest to moving violation causing serious impairment of body function, which is a misdemeanor.On July 7th, John and Marnieann Polkky we
WJFW - Historical Society raises money to help flood recovery in UP
The Houghton County Historical Society is getting $8,000 after its storage building flooded in June. Water and sediment also filled the storage basement at the Copper Range Historical Society, which is receiving $2,000.
Students test disposing stamp sand in concrete
For the Whiz Kids, Siona Beaudoin, Beau Hakala and Gabe Poirier, this is the third year competing in eCYBERMISSION, a web-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) competition for sixth- to ninth-graders. In 2017, the Lake Linden-Hubbell School students won first place nationally
No Meeting, Little Notice
Shown is an empty parking lot at the Baraga village office at the same time that an August meeting was moved to a week earlier on Tuesday. Public notice was posted for the change in the local weekly paper.
Traveling Jail Show: Tour to explain project
The county will hold several hearings throughout the month of October in advance of the November vote on a millage, County Board Chairman Al Koskela said at Tuesday’s meeting.Participants would include Sheriff Brian McLean, Undersheriff Kevin Coppo, Jail Administrator Doug Hebner, architect Karin Co
Ewen residents apprehended for selling meth
Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team and agents from Homeland Security Investigations and Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducted an investigation in Ewen. On Monday they arrested a 28-year-old woman and 29-year-old man on charges related to the sale of crystal
Playground to see some changes
The Greenland Road School Commission reviewed the playground, which is mostly made of tires and wood, for safety and ease of maintenance.
Sheriff's seeking information on theft from Chassell VFW
CHASSELL, Mich. (WLUC) -On the morning of Tuesday, August 14th, deputies from the Houghton County Sheriff’s office took a complaint from the VFW Post in Chassell.
Investigation leads to arrest in Ewen Michigan - ABC 10/CW 5
ONTONAGON COUNTY — On August 13, 2018 detectives assigned to the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET), as well as agents from Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, (ATF) conducted an investigation in Ewen, Michigan.
Bomb found in crash vehicle
Following the discovery of the pipe bomb, the MSP Bomb Squad was contacted, and the scene was secured while waiting for the arrival of the bomb squad team members.
LL-H Schools starts flood repairs
The district’s insurance company, combined with the policy’s deductible, covered $38,000 in damages, Superintendent Craig Sundblad said at Monday’s board meeting.
Series for families affected by mental illness
The 12-week series of classes is free and confidential. Classes will be held Tuesdays, Sept. 18 to Dec. 4, 2018, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at 129 W. Baraga Avenue, Marquette, Mich..
WUPPDR moves forward from flood damage
HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC) -Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region continues moving towards recovery. Father's Day Floods devastated their office on Lakeshore Drive in Houghton. WUPPDR takes the set-back as a step forward towards long-held goals. The group is selling their Lakeshore Driv
Concrete research could help save Buffalo Reef
CALUMET, Mich. (WLUC) -Local students help complete university research to save endangered reefs. eCybermission and Lexus Echo Challenge are two groups of local student scientists. Together their research could provide a new use for stamp sands threatening Buffalo Reef."So, the stamp sands are cover
CCVA Presents Tech with Plaque for Military Appreciation Weekend
CHASSELL, Mich. (WLUC) –The Copper Country Veterans Association presented the Michigan Tech Athletics Department with a plaque for the departments work on Military Appreciation Weekend this past November. Gary Kruzich, Director of Athletic Partnerships and Ticket Sales, represented Tech in accepting
Up & Running: Agency explores other flood relief funding avenues
When the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) found out about the flood, it contacted WUPPDR about other funding opportunities, said Executive Director Jerry Wuorenmaa. WUPPDR has been designated an economic development district by the EDA.
Police find pipe bomb in L'Anse man's vehicle
HOUGHTON COUNTY, MI-- A L’Anse man is jailed, after a pipe bomb was discovered in his vehicle Friday.
Engineers: Cracks condemn Keweenaw County’s tower
In a report to the County Board of tower inspections performed at Eagle River and Mount Horace Greeley in May, Ann Gasperich, county zoning administrator, said inspectors found the tower at the Sheriff’s Office has splits near the bottom, is no longer safe to climb, and in their opinion, the tower w
Historical Society raises money to help flood recovery in UP
SOUTH RANGE, Mich. (AP) — The Historical Society of Michigan has raised $10,000 to help two groups recover from major flooding in the western Upper Peninsula.
City to discuss liquor license request, infrastructure project
David Grant, owner of Crappie Coffee Roasters LLC, is requesting the opportunity to apply to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission, or MLCC, for a new on-premise liquor license at 401 N. Third St., city documents state.