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Ex-Michigan Tech student accused of threat sues school
HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) - A former Michigan Technological University student who was accused last year of threatening on social media to shoot black students is suing the school. MLive.com and the Detroit Free Press report Matthew Schultz was a junior at the Upper Peninsula school when he posted using the ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Michigan Michigan Technological University Upper Peninsula of Michigan University Student Detroit Free Press Education Detroit
Man accused of threat to black MTU students sues
Matthew Schultz filed the lawsuit Tuesday in federal court.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | University Michigan Technological University Oak Ridge Associated Universities Student Houghton Michigan Upper Peninsula of Michigan Michigan Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
Prison for woman in death of man at old Tiger Stadium site
DETROIT (AP) - A woman has been sentenced to at least 21 months in prison for a high-speed crash that killed an Upper Peninsula man at old Tiger Stadium in Detroit. Shayla Tucker cried in court Thursday, apologized and said she was taking "full responsibility" for what happened last April. ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Prison Michigan Sentence Detroit Detroit Free Press Upper Peninsula of Michigan The Detroit News Crime
Can it hold a snow plow? Golf carts OK on U.P. town streets
NORWAY, Mich. (AP) - Golf carts have the green light in an Upper Peninsula community. Norway in Dickinson County will allow golf carts on residential streets during daylight hours. The Daily News (http://bit.ly/2cFXg74 ) says top speed is 15 mph and drivers must be at least 16 and possess a ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Iron Mountain Michigan Michigan Dickinson County Michigan English-language films New York City Upper Peninsula of Michigan Local government in the United States Iron Mountain micropolitan area
Illinois man's body found off Michigan's Upper Peninsula
ESCANABA, Mich. (AP) - Authorities have recovered the body of an Illinois man who apparently drowned off Michigan's Upper Peninsula while trying to help a buddy last weekend. The body of Tom Petruszak was found Thursday in Little Bay de Noc, which is connected to Lake Michigan. The Delta County ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Michigan Escanaba Michigan Lake Michigan Gladstone Michigan Upper Peninsula of Michigan Marquette Michigan Hiawatha National Forest Little Bay de Noc
Power bills are whoppers for some in U.P.
Opening an electric bill is no one's favorite moment. But for some in the U.P., it comes with a particular dread.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Upper Peninsula of Michigan Schoolcraft County Michigan Michigan Kilowatt hour Mackinac Bridge Germfask Township Michigan St. Ignace Michigan Public utility
Power bills are whoppers for some in Michigan's U.P.
Opening an electric bill is no one's favorite moment. But for some in the U.P., it comes with a particular dread.        
1168 points by Detroit Free Press | Upper Peninsula of Michigan Schoolcraft County Michigan Michigan Kilowatt hour Mackinac Bridge Germfask Township Michigan St. Ignace Michigan Public utility
Michigan corrections officer stabbed in attack by inmate
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - An official says a corrections officer was stabbed and another suffered scrapes in an attack by an inmate at a prison in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/2cgo9jR ) the stabbing happened Tuesday at Marquette Branch Prison. Department of Corrections spokesman Chris Gautz ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Michigan Marquette Michigan Prison Penology Detroit Free Press Detroit Upper Peninsula of Michigan Injuries
Last Celebrate Michigan photos selected for finals
Prize winners will be announced Wednesday, Sept. 14        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Upper Peninsula of Michigan Michigan Ontonagon County Michigan Detroit Mackinac Island Photography Camera Water
Mysterious white light in Michigan forest leaves locals and UFO experts in the dark
A 50-year mystery in a Michigan forest has local residents and paranormal hunters baffled by the source of white light that has appeared throughout the years. Read Full Article at RT.com
303 points by Russia Today | Upper Peninsula of Michigan Michigan Michigan Technological University The Velvet Underground Detroit Free Press Detroit Theory Flying saucer
Prison worker found with suspected drugs, fired
In another incident, two units at Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility are locked down after suspected gang violence.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Prison Criminal justice Corrections Crime Michigan Penology Upper Peninsula of Michigan Michigan State University
Help Celebrate Michigan
Four final finalists are named        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Upper Peninsula of Michigan Michigan Ontonagon County Michigan Detroit Mackinac Island Photography Camera Water
Mysterious light draws thrill seekers to Mich. forest
Despite efforts to debunk the legend, the Paulding Light still has its believers.         
1279 points by Arizona Republic | Upper Peninsula of Michigan Automobile Paulding Light United States Forest Service Michigan Woods Northern Lights The Road
Power bills give a wallop to some in U.P.
Opening an electric bill is no one's favorite moment. But for some in the U.P., it comes with a particular dread.        
1168 points by Detroit Free Press | Upper Peninsula of Michigan Schoolcraft County Michigan Kilowatt hour Michigan Germfask Township Michigan Mackinac Bridge Public utility St. Ignace Michigan
Power bills are whoppers for some in the U.P.
Opening an electric bill is no one's favorite moment. But for some in the U.P., it comes with a particular dread.        
1168 points by Detroit Free Press | Upper Peninsula of Michigan Schoolcraft County Michigan Kilowatt hour Michigan Germfask Township Michigan Mackinac Bridge Public utility St. Ignace Michigan
Funding frozen for Coast Guard ship to open Mich. lanes
Harsh winters have renewed interest in having a second heavy icebreaker join forces with the USCGC Mackinaw.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Great Lakes Michigan United States Coast Guard Lake Superior Ship Lake Michigan Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lake
Mackinac Bridge closes to traffic because of falling ice
ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) - The Mackinac Bridge is closed to traffic because of falling ice. The Mackinac Bridge Authority closed the bridge Friday afternoon because ice is falling from the towers and cables. It advises motorists to reduce their speed to 20 mph as they approach the bridge and ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Michigan Mackinac Bridge Upper Peninsula of Michigan St. Ignace Michigan Mackinac Island Straits of Mackinac Mackinac County Michigan Mackinaw City Michigan
Final Four floors for men's and women's games are Michigan made
The hard maple for the floors was harvested from the Nature Conservancy’s Two Hearted River Forest Preserve in the U.P.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Maple The Nature Conservancy Wood finishing Upper Peninsula of Michigan Michigan Floors Flooring Floor
Black bear population booming in northern Michigan
Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula is experiencing a bear boom.        
2447 points by Detroit Free Press | Michigan Upper Peninsula of Michigan Northern Michigan Hunting Mackinac Bridge American Black Bear Traverse City Michigan Ohio
Snowiest place in New York has 25 feet and counting
For most of us, a foot of snow is an intimidation. For the communities on Tug Hill, it's a dusting.       
20253 points by USA Today | Great Lakes Michigan Ontario Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lake Superior Snow Oswego County New York Lake Huron
Annual free fishing weekend is here
The DNR says a license is not required to fish on Saturday and Sunday, but all other fishing regulations still apply.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Michigan Saginaw Michigan Van Buren County Michigan Bay City Michigan Fishing Upper Peninsula of Michigan Saginaw Bay Saginaw River
Here's an awesome 360-degree look at Mackinac Bridge in winter
Panographer captures the Mighty Mac surrounded by sheets of ice under the winter sun, using a camera on a drone        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Mackinac Bridge Upper Peninsula of Michigan Michigan Mackinac Bridge Walk Straits of Mackinac Mackinaw City Michigan Mackinac Island Mackinac County Michigan
Cornish Pasty Co. provides a slice of authenticity in downtown Las Vegas
Cornish miners, who are frequently cited as popularizing the pasty, might be taken aback at the idea of a lamb vindaloo, pesto chicken or a carne adovada.
602 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Cornwall Pasty Cornish diaspora Upper Peninsula of Michigan Knocker Jethro Las Vegas Las Vegas metropolitan area
Mackinac Island hotel porch gets grand makeover
The 660-foot-long porch on the historic Grand Hotel is being rebuilt        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Michigan Mackinaw City Michigan Upper Peninsula of Michigan Mackinac Island Mackinac Bridge Straits of Mackinac Grand Hotel Mackinac County Michigan
Conservative Yooper whose tweet sparked uproar reaches out to haters
Death threats among backlash faced by U.P. conservative talk radio show host after social media posts        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Protest Marquette Michigan Republican Party Upper Peninsula of Michigan Marquette County Michigan Talk radio Kent State shootings Marquette County Wisconsin
Drilling for copper deposits approved for U.P. state park
Highland Copper subsidiary Orvana Resources will conduct exploratory drilling on property along the westernmost edge.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Michigan Upper Peninsula of Michigan Ottawa National Forest Porcupine Mountains Lake Michigan Wilderness State Park Lake Superior Natural resource
Editor’s Note: When in doubt, don’t tweet
From the White House to small town halls, public officials are getting into trouble they could have easily avoided        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Ohio Protest Twitter Upper Peninsula of Michigan Trade union White House President of the United States Official
You can buy your own Michigan island, lighthouse for near $1.5 million
Have $1.495 million laying around? Why not buy your own private Michigan island?        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Michigan Detroit Free Press Lake Superior Upper Peninsula of Michigan Detroit Hiawatha National Forest Asphalt shingle Kincheloe Michigan
Bear brutally mauls picnic table at Michigan state park
Ben HooperPORCUPINE WILDERNESS MOUNTAINS STATE PARK, Mich., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Officials at a state park in Michigan's Upper Peninsula shared photos of the aftermath of a large bear's brutal attack on an innocent picnic table.
25 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service Upper Peninsula of Michigan Michigan News World Communications William Randolph Hearst United States
Wintry weather heading to Michigan after another warmup
IRONWOOD, Mich. (AP) - Wintry weather is heading to Michigan and the northern part of the state is expected to see it first. The National Weather Service says rain will turn to snow Friday afternoon or evening in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, brining 4 to 7 inches of snow over the ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Michigan Upper Peninsula of Michigan Tropical cyclone Saturday Ohio Ironwood Michigan Wind Northern Michigan
Where's the love? Isle Royale among least-visited national parks
Isle Royale National Park is beautiful and wondrous - but only attracts just more than 18,000 people per year        
1491 points by Detroit Free Press | Isle Royale National Park National Park Service Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lake Superior Michigan Isle Royale Great Smoky Mountains National Park Grand Canyon National Park
Hunters big business at U.P.'s only strip club
There are a lot of men in the small towns of the U.P. who don’t run into women very often. And when rifle season is gone, Big Bon’s is still here for them.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Upper Peninsula of Michigan Striptease Hunting Strip club Debut albums Deer Bar association The Dancers at the End of Time
Vote for your favorite Michigan fall color spot
Where's the best place to see Michigan's fall color?        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Michigan Lake Michigan The Thumb Upper Peninsula of Michigan Michigan State University Port Huron Michigan Detroit St. Clair River
Where's the love? Isle Royale among the least-visited national parks
Isle Royale National Park is beautiful and wondrous - but only attracts just more than 18,000 people per year        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Isle Royale National Park National Park Service Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lake Superior Michigan Isle Royale Great Smoky Mountains National Park Grand Canyon National Park
Michigan teachers demoralized, union survey says
Teachers expressed dissatisfaction with standardized testing and with the new statewide evaluations        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Michigan Teacher Education Lansing Michigan Gerald Ford Upper Peninsula of Michigan Illinois School
Search ongoing in Lake Superior for 3 missing boaters
CHASSELL, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are searching Lake Superior for three boaters, including a 9-year-old and his father, who didn't return from a fishing trip.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Michigan Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lake Superior Marquette Michigan Weather Soo Locks Great Lakes Isle Royale National Park
Isle Royale among least-visited national parks
Isle Royale National Park is beautiful and wondrous - but only attracts just more than 18,000 people per year        
1491 points by Detroit Free Press | Isle Royale National Park National Park Service Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lake Superior Michigan Great Smoky Mountains National Park Isle Royale Grand Canyon National Park
360 view of Mackinac Bridge Walk is stunning
D3 Imagery captured a beautiful overhead look at the Mackinac Bridge Walk on Labor Day        
333 points by Detroit Free Press | Mackinac Bridge Suspension bridge Upper Peninsula of Michigan Michigan Mackinac Bridge Walk St. Ignace Michigan Northern Michigan Golden Gate Bridge
Conservancy dedicates 13 acres of land by Chocolay Bayou
HARVEY, Mich. (AP) - The Upper Peninsula Land Conservancy has dedicated its new, nearly 13-acre nature preserve on the Chocolay Bayou. The Mining Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2c28P6E ) most activities were held as planned Saturday as part of the Chocolay Bayou Nature Preserve dedication. A flotilla on the bayou was rained ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Upper Peninsula of Michigan Marquette Michigan Marquette County Michigan The Mining Journal Michigan Lake Superior The Washington Times Marquette Mountain
Windsor: Fame is super, but Michigan State's Tom Izzo stays a Yooper
The longtime Spartans coach was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this weekend        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Michigan State Spartans men's basketball Jud Heathcote Upper Peninsula of Michigan Tom Izzo Springfield Massachusetts James Naismith NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Iron Mountain Michigan
Mysterious light draws thrill seekers to Paulding forest
PAULDING, Mich. (AP) - "I can see it right now!" Bob Anderson said excitedly, staring into the trees. It was a cool summer evening, and the 61-year-old from L'Anse had brought a few of his fishing buddies down a dead-end road into the Ottawa National Forest to see the famous, ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Upper Peninsula of Michigan Light United States Forest Service Paulding Light The Road Automobile Woods Gogebic County Michigan
Upper Peninsula extreme skiing resort building hostel
A northern Michigan resort known for extreme skiing is building a hostel to keep attracting a young crowd.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Michigan Upper Peninsula of Michigan Keweenaw Peninsula Keweenaw National Historical Park Mackinac Bridge Finlandia University Northern Michigan University Copper Island