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Michigan State Troopers Test New Technology

Michigan State Troopers patrolling some of the state’s busiest roadways are testing a new technology, which alerts motorists when emergency situations lie ahead. The new device, transmits a digital alert when a patrol vehicle’s lights and siren are activated, triggering an alert with WAZE users. Developers refer to this new …

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Michigan’s Treasury Department Offers Advice

The State’s Treasury Department is recommending residents who owe state taxes, to make their payments online directly to the Michigan Department of Treasury. The state’s treasury department has advised against using third party payment services, as personal information can be compromised, and delays in refunds could occur as extra time …

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Michigan Promotes 2020 Census

Later this morning, the State of Michigan is set to announce the largest effort in the state’s history, to promote the 2020 Census. The goal is to make sure every citizen and organization knows what they need to, thereby ensuring all available federal dollars stay here in Michigan. The kickoff, …

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Attorney General Nessel Joins 41 Attorneys General

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, has joined 41 other Attorneys General in support of the Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2019. The bipartisan legislation would eliminate a corporation filing for bankruptcy in a district it believes may be more favorable to them, also known as “forum shopping.” Under current law, …

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UPSET Conducts Drug Bust In Houghton County

UPSET has conducted another drug bust in Houghton County. Detectives have arrested three people in conjunction with the distribution of prescription drug Suboxone. Benjamin Rippey, 30 y/o from Laurium, was arrested and charged with two counts of  Delivery of Suboxone. Eugina Rippey, 55 y/o from Laurium was charged with three …

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Justin Kasieta Announces Candidacy For Houghton County Clerk

Hancock resident Justin Kasieta  has announced his candidacy for the Houghton County Clerk/Register of Deeds position. The small business owner currently serves Houghton County through Representative Greg Markkanen’s office. In the past, he has successfully managed a seven-county state legislative campaign. Mr. Kasieta believes his unique experience as a young …

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