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New Treatment Facility Coming To Baraga County

There is a new residential treatment facility opening in Baraga County. Great Lakes Recovery Centers, currently operate facilities throughout the Upper Peninsula. A behavioral health agency,  they offer multiple programs to help residents battle addiction and other forms of mental illness. Outpatient counseling services are also offered, as well as …

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Attorney General Warns Of Bank Scams

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is warning Michigan residents of several new fraudulent bank scams. The scam usually starts with a text from your bank, alerting you of possible unauthorized use of your debit card. You’ll then receive a call from your bank’s toll free customer service line, which has …

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Police Investigate Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting, which took place Sunday morning, in Greenland Township. Approximately 8:35am, Michigan State Police, along with the Ontonagon Sheriff’s Department, responded to a call, where a man had been shot. The victim, a 23 year old male from Ontonagon, was originally transported to Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital, …

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Integrated Resource Plan Agreement Made

A settlement has been reached between Michigan’s Public Service Commision and the Upper Peninsula Power Company. The agreement involved integrated resource plans.  With the new agreement, the Upper Peninsula Power Company has agreed to increase its energy waste reduction target to 1.65% for 2020 and 1.75% for 2021. UPPCO had …

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Free Tax Service For Taxpayers

If you make less than $69,000 a year, a free file tax program is available at IRS.GOV, but sadly, not many people are using it. A newly released audit from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, is blaming confusion, complexity and lack of awareness, for the low rate of …

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Houghton Police Warn Residents Of Phone Scam

The Houghton Police Department is reminding the public that scam phone calls, are making their way through the city. The scam calls are being used with the Houghton Police Department phone number, but are not actually being made from Houghton’s PD. The calls are claiming they’re from the IRS or …

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