US-41 detour in Houghton to be lifted Friday

HOUGHTON, Mich. – The current detour around the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) rebuilding project on US-41 in Houghton is scheduled to be lifted Friday, Nov. 11. Beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, normal traffic will resume on northbound and southbound US-41. Temporary stoplights on the Sharon Avenue detour will be deactivated and go to flash mode. The […]

Michigan Tech delegation heads to UN Climate Conference

HOUGHTON, Mich. – More than 35,000 participants are expected to attend the annual gathering known as the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP). This year’s summit — referred to as COP27 — marks the 27th conference of the 193 parties that signed the original UN climate agreement in […]

L’Anse man dies after assault; Houghton man charged with open homicide

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WZMQ) – A 19-year-old Houghton man is charged with homicide after a 24-year-old L’Anse man died from his injuries following an assault. The Houghton Police Department says Luke Kreider was initially charged with Assault/Intent to Murder on Friday, September 2. The Houghton County Prosecutor’s Office amended the charge Tuesday, September 6 to Homicide-Open […]