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Houghton skate park officially opens to the public

Aug. 11, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — With a backdrop of skaters and bikers flying through the air, organizers and city officials recently celebrated the official launch of the Houghton Skatepark. Houghton's is the second professional concrete skate park in the Upper Peninsula, after Marquette. Several efforts to build a...

Here comes the sun: Solar project gets OK at UP school

Jun. 27, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — The sun is rising on a solar energy project proposed for an Upper Peninsula school. Organizers say they've lined up the estimated $42,000 needed to install solar panels on a roof at Houghton High School. The supporters include River Valley Bank and the Michigan Energy Office....