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Michigan Tech Hosts COVID-19 Town Hall Meeting

Michigan Tech hosted their second of 12 scheduled COVID-19 Town Hall Meetings last night. The topic was “Covid-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response.”  Ed Freysinger, CEO of UP Health System Portage, had this to say. You can catch the town halls live on Thursdays at 7pm on 97-7 The Wolf, and …

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The Latest COVID-19 Numbers

Houghton County has 18 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 since Monday. This from the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department. Houghton also has nine more probable cases, which are treated like positives and four recoveries. Barrage County has one new probable case. Gogebic County has one new positive and two recoveries. …

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Michigan Launches Futures For Frontliners Program

Thanks to the CARES Act, Michigan has launched Futures for Frontliners, the first of its kind in the nation, which will allow essential, frontline COVID-19 workers a tuition free path to community college. This from the Governor’s press conference earlier today. Chief Health Officer Dr. Joneigh Khaldun commented on contact …

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Houghton City Council Meeting Update

Cameron Herrington is the newest member of Houghton’s Board of Review. This from Houghton’s City Council Meeting last night. Herrington is replacing Tracy Welch, who moved out of the area. His term expires at the end of the year. City Manager Eric Waara on what’s happening in the city. Police …

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