In the News

Finlandia University Students Go Shoe-less to Bring Awareness

Habañeros Fresh Mexican Kitchen to Open this June

Big Statue in the Works for ‘Big Louie’
March 2012, Statue planned for 8 feet, 3 inch Big Louie Moilanen

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Celebrates 30 Years
March 2012, Raffle tickets for sale; $30,000 up for grabs

Bridal Expo Held in Downtown Hancock
March 2012, Local vendors display wedding-related products and services

Downtown Hancock Holds ReShape Event
February 2012, Five task force groups formed, update in 6 months

City of Hancock Turns 150 Next Year
February 2012, Ideas for commemorative publication solicited

Heikinpäivä 2012 Well Attended
January 2012, Families came in droves to attend mid-winter fun

Detroit Band to Play Orpheum Theater
January 2012, Jeremy Porter and the Tucos have Upper Peninsula roots

Finnish Hymns in Honor of Heikinpäivä
January 2012, Music program in its 18th year

Downtown Business Holds Contest
January 2012, Blast for the Past is one of Hancock’s newest businesses

Former Middle School Lawn Now Finlandia University Quincy Green
January 2012, Lawn is largest green space in Hancock

Heikinpäivä Mid-Winter Celebration Begins
January 2012, Events and activities January 12 – 28

The Weather Channel Names Hancock 3rd Snowiest City

Repurposed Art
December 2011, Finlandia University art exhibit runs through January 29

Celebrating Finnish Independence Day
December 2011, 94th annual event was held at Finnish-American Heritage Center

Indie-Acoustic Children’s Music Visits Orpheum Theater
December 2011, Breathe Owl Breathe plays for all ages

Annual Christmas Walk Draws Record Crowds
November 2011, Shoppers enjoyed late business hours, goodies, carolers, sleigh rides and more!

Reflex Therapy in Hancock
November 2011, Reflex Works is located inside Jutila Center

Keweenaw Co-op is a TerraCycle Energy Bar Wrapper Collection Site
October 2011, Flattened wrappers are collected and recycled at Keweenaw Co-op

Copper Country Community Arts Center Hosts FiberRama Fundraiser
October 2011, Fifth event to buy variety of fabrics and raise money

New Business Opens in Hancock
October 2011, Blast from the Past Antiques, Collectables and Repurposed Goods Opens in Downtown

Finlandia’s Field of Dreams
September 2011, McAfee Field officially ready for play

Community Drum Circles in Downtown Hancock
August 2011, Orpheum Theater hosts; free, all welcome and drums provided

60th Houghton County Fair Neared Record Crowds
August 2011, over 25,000 people walked through the gates

Fresh, Local Foods at Tori Market
July 2011, Tori Market  runs 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays

Art in the Garden at Copper Country Community Arts Center
July 2011, Arts Center holds summer events

Brand New Place to Play!
July 2011, Hancock unveils a brand new play area for kids near Hancock Beach. Check it out here!

Update: Sewer, Water and Road Projects
July 2011, Hancock makes improvements to sewer, water and roads – and creates jobs.