News In The Upper Peninsula
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Features Groups spark restoration for beloved Michigan lights
COPPER HARBOR - In 1995 a formal on-site restoration project was initiated at the Copper Harbor Light Station by the Michigan Historical Center and Department of Natural Resources’ Parks and Recreation Division. One of fiver projects in the state.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Features Stormy Kromer owner urges business people to think big
ESCANABA - The owner of Strormy Kromer says business owners need to think big when it comes to dreaming about what their business can do.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Features Senior Meals celebrates 40th anniversary
HANCOCK – It was March 22 in 1972 that the Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs passed, paving the way for senior meal programs all over the United States, including here in the Copper Country.
Monday, March 5, 2012
Features Mineral named for Seaman Museum curator
HOUGHTON — A new mineral discovered in the Mammoth-St. Anthony mine in Arizona has been named georgerobinsonite. The mineral is named after George W. Robinson, professor of mineralogy and curator of Michigan Tech's A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Features Student engineer harbors high hopes for handcrafted yo-yo
SAULT STE. MARIE — Jon Spencer, a junior in mechanical engineering at Lake Superior State University, has married three passions into one. Spencer has entered a custom-designed yo-yo into Roland DG's Creative Awards competition.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Features Grand Marais needs you to cheer for them
GRAND MARAIS - Grand Marais needs your help. They are vying for 40-thousand dollars from Readers Digest and they need you to cheer for Grand Marais. AUDIO
Monday, January 10, 2011
Features Valley not confident he can bring home more remains from U.S.S. Oklahoma
ESCANABA - An Escanaba man who has worked to bring five remains of sailors killed on the U.S.S. Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor in 1941 back to the continental U.S. says it is unlikely that they will be able to bring additional remains home, including one from the Upper Peninsula. AUDIO
Monday, December 27, 2010
Features Dobber's Pasty boosts holiday sales on Internet
ESCANABA - Dobber’s Pasty in Escanaba is one of those Upper Peninsula businesses that has developed its on-line sales. AUDIO
Monday, December 13, 2010
Features Michigan Tech looks at clouds
HOUGHTON - Little is actually known about clouds’ inner workings and their role on Earth. A group of Michigan Tech scientists hopes to change that, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Friday, January 22, 2010
Features Michigan Moose — Made for Winter
Winter can be severe in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, with deep snow and bone-chilling temperatures. But one of Michigan’s woodland denizens is built exactly for that situation - the moose.