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MDOT Road Construction Updates

Beginning today, MDOT will begin road work on a 14.4 mile stretch of M 26 between Twin Lakes Road North to Chassell Painesdale Road. This project is expected to wrap up in mid-August. More construction is also coming to Houghton County. Dan Winegarten, Communications Representative for MDOT, had this to …

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UPSET Breaks Up Meth Lab In Iron Mountain

The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team, has busted up a meth ring in Iron Mountain. They have been investigating for the last several months and earlier this week, arrested 64 year old Michael Benvenuto and 40 year old Charles Kline, both of Iron Mountain. Both suspects were taken to the …

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MDOT Lifts All Spring Weight Restrictions

Michigan’s Department of Transportation has lifted the Spring Weight Restrictions for the entire state, effective today. State routes typically carry M, I or US designations. Permits will still be needed for vehicles exceeding legal weight limits. County road commissions and public works departments put their own weight restrictions in place, …

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Stay Home Stay Safe Extended Through May 28th

Governor Whitmer’s “Stay Home Stay Safe” Executive Order has been extended through May 28th. That was the big take away from the press conference she just wrapped up. This comes after Michigan’s House and Senate announced lawsuits against the Governor, for abusing her power. Whitmer mentioned her efforts to stay …

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Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order

Governor Whitmer has signed an executive order, which will expedite unemployment benefits to Michiganders, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new order allows the state to base benefits on the applicant’s most recent job separation, which is the reason the applicant is now unemployed. Governor Whitmer said the new order will …

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