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State Launches New Sexual Assault Hotline

A new confidential, 24-hour sexual assault hotline is now available to provide crisis support and referrals to survivors and their friends and family. “The launch of this hotline is the latest – and one of the most important – steps in Michigan’s efforts to support survivors of sexual assault as …

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MDOC Records Detail Reasons For Prison Closure

There are a lot of questions surrounding the upcoming closure of the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Gogebic County. Some of those questions can be answered thanks to documentation just released from the State of Michigan. State Representative Scott Dianda has already requested that a performance audit of the Michigan Department …

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Five People Arrested In Meth Bust With Young Child In Home

Just days after Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested two suspected meth dealers in Ontonagon County, law enforcement executed another drug bust, this time in Marquette County. During the course of the investigation into the sale of crystal meth Tuesday, UPSET detectives obtained a search warrant for …

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Two More Arrests Made In UPSET Crack Down On Meth Dealers

Detectives assigned to the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) arrested two individuals Saturday on felony arrests warrants for delivery of methamphetamine. The warrants were issued by the Ontonagon County Prosecutor’s office.  A 39 year old Ontonagon man and a 29 year old man from Houghton were lodged in the …

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Finlandia Alumna Promoted At River Valley Bank

Congratulations to Jamie Thyrion of River Valley Bank! Thyrion was promoted from assistant market manager to market manager of River Valley’s Calumet branch. Thyrion got her start as a bank teller and personal banker for five years before joining River Valley. In 2013, she started as a personal banker with …

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Kids Invited To Take Part In Story Walk

The Portage Lake District Library and the Copper Country Great Start Collaborative invite children and their families to drop in anytime for a Story Walk on Tuesday, August 28, between 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. The Story Walk will begin at the Lakeshore Dr. entrance to the Downtown Houghton Farmer’s Market …

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Registration Open For Suicide Awareness Walk

The L’Anse Waterfront will be the starting place for those who will take part in an upcoming charitable event next weekend.  Baraga County Communities That Care will be holding its Warrior Walk on Saturday September 8th. This year’s event comes with a new name and will benefit the local community …

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