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FEMA Won’t Help Individual Flood Victims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will not be providing assistance for individuals in Houghton, Gogebic, and Menominee Counties following the June flooding. US Senator Gary Peters issued a statement Thursday following the denial of individual assistance though FEMA had previously declared these areas eligible to receive assistance through the Public …

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Abandoned Meth Lab Found In Adams Township

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene of an abandoned meth lab near Baltic on Wednesday. The abandoned lab was located by workers in the area cutting trees along the power lines. The workers located the lab within the confines of a concrete tunnel near the old …

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New Trooper From UP Assigned To Calumet Post

The Michigan State Police Calumet Post has a new trooper from the Upper Peninsula. Gwinn-native Nicholas Miller has joined the post after graduating from the 134th Trooper Recruit School on July 12th. Trooper Miller will continue his law enforcement training and work with field training officers at the Calumet Post …

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Upper Peninsula Health Data Report Released

Six Upper Peninsula health departments and 26 community partners announce the release of a first-of-its-kind Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) covering all 15 U.P. counties. The 350-page report, now available on-line to the general public, provides a wealth of information on the health status of U.P.’s 310,000 residents. The newly …

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Road Repair Projects Move Forward

The Federal Disaster Declaration is helping to pave the way for road repair work in Houghton. City Manager Eric Waara gave an update on the road work to the Houghton City Council at their regular meeting Wednesday. Agate Street was paved ahead of the arrival of college students but it …

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Register For The Pasty Fest Parade By Monday

Pasty Fest returns to Calumet next weekend and preparations are already underway for the traditional Pasty Fest Parade. Pasty Fest will take place on Saturday, August 18th, the same day that the Great Deer Chase mountain bike race is held. Registration is open for the parade and organizer Dave Crowley …

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2018 August Primary Results

The results from Tuesday’s Primary Election are in and at least one local race was decided by only a handful of votes. It will be Democrat Gretchen Whitmer going up against Republican and current State Attorney General Bill Schuette in November to be the next governor of Michigan. With 96 …

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