Keweenaw

A snowy streetcar scene in downtown Houghton from the early 1900s. Michigan Technological University photo.

Michigan Tech Professor Takes A Journey On Streetcars Past

Bill Sproule’s expertise in transportation — and a love of history and rail transportation — has led to a book on streetcars that once carried passengers up and down Michigan’s remote Keweenaw Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2013

Marketing Department

Houghton Marketing Firm Seeks Keweenaw’s Ugliest Web Site For Freshening

You may have seen those TV shows where they seek out the ugliest kitchen or bathroom for remodeling. Well, now, a marketing firm in the western Upper Peninsula is seeking the ugliest Web site in what it calls “Keweenaw country” — comprised of Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties in the western U.P. — for a free update.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

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UP Pasty Pioneer Hopes To Benefit From British Controversy

A tax revolt in Great Britain is bringing new customers to a business based in Michigan’s remote Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

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