Great Bear Chase 2021

The Great Bear Chase is planned for Saturday March 13th. Due to concerns with coronavirus, there are some changes for this year's race. Race starts will made in small groups and there will be no award ...

March Board of Review 2021

The Board of Review will meet in person on Monday, March 8th from 9:00am to Noon and 1:00pm to 4:00pm and on Tuesday, March 9th from 9:00am to Noon and 6:00pm to 9:00pm. COVID guidelines will be ...


  • Chartered November 26, 1866

  • Red Jacket was renamed to Calumet in 1929.

  • Laurium is named after the Greek town of Lavrio.

  • The township office sits atop the original Calumet Number 1 Shaft.

  • Laurium was originally named Calumet when it was incorporated in 1889.

  • In 1895 the Village of Laurium was given its name.