Welcome!

Welcome to Laurium's new official village website.

This website will serve as your link to information and happenings in the Village of Laurium.

Home of "The Gipper"

Laurium is known for the legend of George Gipp. The mere mention of his name brings to mind the immortal words "win one for the Gipper". Gipp has been enshrined in the National Football and Michigan Halls of Fame and more recently in the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame.

Christmas of Laurium Party

Meet Santa, eat treats, play games and enjoy some holiday music at the Christmas in Laurium Party.   The event will take place on Saturday December 13 from 4:00-7:00 in the Laurium Village hall ballroom (310 Hecla Street).  If you would like to help with the event or would like more information please contact Loralee Miller at loraleem@gmail.com.

Garbage pickup change

Due to the Thanksgiving Day Holiday on 11/27/14, garbage will be picked up on Wednesday 11/26/14.

Tuesday garbage will be picked up with no change on 11/25/14.

Bid Used Police Vehicle

The Village of Laurium is seeking bids for our used 2009 4x4 Tahoe Police Vehicle

Bids due by December 12, 2014 5pm  Minimum amount $14,000

Vehicle may be viewed at Laurium Town Hall 310 Hecla Street

93,000 miles  some warranty still applies

Call Edward M. Vertin, Administrator 906-337-1600

Dogs Running Loose

There have been a number of dogs running loose recently in the village limits.  You are responsible for keeping your dog leashed when outside. There are trails you can take your pet to and let them run free under your control such as the new Woodland Rd. trail that's part of the Swedetown ski trail system, or at Calumet lake. However, in the Village of Laurium, all dogs must be leashed when outside. All violations will result in the LPD bringing the animal to the animal alliance in Houghton (regardless of whether or not they have a collar).

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