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UPPCO Begins Winter Reservoir

The Upper Peninsula Power Company is ready to begin its winter drawdown of water levels at its hydroelectric facilities. In the Western Upper Peninsula, the Victoria Dam, Bond Falls and Lake Gogebic reservoirs will be lowered in January. The Prickett Dam reservoir will be lowered in February. The water levels …

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Huskies Win GLI – Wednesday Sports Wrap

Great Lakes Invitational Logan Pietila’s hat trick powered the Michigan Tech hockey team to a 4-2 victory over the University of Michigan in the championship game of the Great Lakes Invitational hockey tournament yesterday. After a scoreless first frame, Pietila tied the contest 1-1 midway through the second period. The …

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Tech Hockey to Meet UM in GLI Title Match

Great Lakes Invitational Michigan Tech and the University of Michigan will play for the title in the 55th Great Lakes Invitational hockey tournament in Detroit this afternoon. The Huskies advanced with a 4-2 victory over 18th-ranked Michigan State yesterday. The Huskies scored three times in the third period to earn …

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Egg Product Recall Reaches Michigan

Michigan is now included in a nationwide recall of hard-boiled eggs and products made from them. Almark Foods has shut down production at its facility in Gainesville, Georgia, because of possible listeria contamination. The recall affects products carrying Walmart’s Great Value house brand name, along with the Almark and Eggland’s …

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Gas Prices Edge Higher

Gasoline prices edged higher in the central Upper Peninsula, as the year-end holiday travel window passed its midpoint. AAA Michigan reports that the Marquette metro average has risen to $2.52 for a gallon of unleaded regular. That’s three cents higher than a week ago, three cents lower than a month …

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One Dies in Sagola House Fire

One person is dead following a house fire in Sagola Township. Firefighters were called to the home on highway M-95 between Channing and Sagola just after 4:00 yesterday afternoon. They and state police troopers discovered the body inside the building after the blaze was extinguished. Another person escaped from the …

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State Representative Arrested for DUI

A state representative is apologizing after she was arrested for drunk driving late last week. 48-year-old Democrat Rebekah Warren of Ann Arbor was pulled over just before midnight Thursday by police in Auburn Hills, in Oakland County. Officers say she was weaving through traffic, and sideswiped a guard rail. She …

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