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Make Sure You’re Counted For The 2020 Census

The 2020 Census is coming up next week, and it is imperative Copper Country residents make sure they are counted. Glen Anderson, Chairman of Houghton County’s Complete Count Committee, stated that currently, Houghton County has a 22% completion rate for the Census, which is below both the state and federal …

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COVID-19 Claims 1st Upper Peninsula Victim

COVID-19 has claimed the 1st person in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula. The Individual who passed away, was an elderly Gogebic County man, with underlying health issues. Kate Beer, Western Upper Peninsula Health Department Health Officer said “Our heartfelt sympathies and prayers go out to the family who have lost their …

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Michigan Roads Are Safer

Michigan State Police are reporting Michigan roads are safer in 2020. Since March 10th, 17 people have died on Michigan Roads, for 161 deaths this year. 146 Motorists were also seriously injured, giving the state 785 seriously injured motorists. This might sound bad, but is a big improvement from this …

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Attorney General Nessell Warns Online Retailers

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined Attorneys General from several other states, in warning Online Marketplaces such as Amazon, Facebook, eBay, Craigslist and Walmart that they aren’t exempt from price gouging. In the press release, Nessell urged online retailers to remain vigilant in monitoring their sites for instances of …

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