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U.P. Lawmaker Wants No Confidence Vote Against MDOT Director

A state lawmaker from the Upper Peninsula is calling for a vote of no confidence against Michigan Department of Transportation Director Kirk Steudle. State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution calling for the vote saying Steudle has mismanaged millions of dollars. Dianda points to the 2010 lease of rail …

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Houghton Wins Copper Spike – Friday Sports Wrap

Click on the bold highlights for more details. High School In high school volleyball last night… – Houghton won the Copper Spike with a 3-0 victory over Hancock. – Calumet swept Lake Linden-Hubbell 3-0 (25-14, 25-22, 25-14). – Baraga and West Iron County triangular at L’Anse – not reported. – …

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Johnson Calls For Shut Down Of Enbridge Pipeline 5

Former Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson is calling for the closure of the Enbridge Pipeline 5 if an independent review cannot guarantee it is safe. The pipelines run through the Straits of Mackinac and response drills have recently been conducted in case of a spill. Johnson…who is seeking the …

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Hancock Police Chief Gives Update To City Council

Hancock Police Chief Wayne Butler gave his quarterly report at Wednesday night’s Hancock City Council meeting. He explained seasonal crime fluctuations, saying most numbers decrease as the weather gets colder. Butler also extended hopes of the Upper Peninsula Drug Enforcement team having more area involvement in the future. The Hancock …

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