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Two Arrested In Drug Bust In Atlantic Mine

On August 29th, detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) executed a search warrant at two adjacent residences located in Atlantic Mine. During a search of those residences detectives seized heroin and crystal meth. Two subjects were arrested for possession of crystal meth and possession of heroin. Both …

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Community Shows Support For Fallen Firefighters

Residents throughout the Copper Country are coming together in wake of the tragedy that left two Beartown firefighters dead and seven other injured. 25-year-old Alan Swartz and 23-year-old James Shelifoe Jr., died in the crash. Several fundraisers were held Monday, showing support for the families affected by the accident. Director …

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Library Vote Back On Ballot In Chassell

Chassell Township residents will again vote in November on whether to leave the Portage Lake District Library. The proposal was defeated in the August Primary, but the Township board believes it was a mistake to put it on the Primary ballot. Chassell Township Supervisor David Mattson said, “This is an …

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Search Continues For Stolen Vehicle

The Ontonagon Sheriff’s Department continues to search for a stolen vehicle. A 2013 orange and black Dodge Dart was reportedly stolen Friday evening from the village of Ontonagon, from the River Street area. The vehicle has a Michigan registration DBZ-7782. The car has a 2 Black stripes along the hood, …

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Driver Of Beartown Fire Department Truck Arrested

ANOKA COUNTY, MINN. — The driver of the truck from the Beartown Fire Department that crashed and killed two people Saturday afternoon in Blaine, Minn. has been arrested. According to records from the Anoka County Jail, Michael Allen Johnson, 28, of Baraga, is facing a charge of criminal vehicular homicide …

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