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Four People Injured In Two-Vehicle Accident

Several people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Saturday evening in Portage Township.  The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department says the accident happened around 7:20pm on US-41 just north of Denton Road. Authorities say an 89-year-old Mohawk man was attempting to turn north onto US-41 from a private driveway.  The driver …

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Logging Truck Loses Part Of Its Load

A logging truck lost its load on the roadway Friday evening in Elm River Township.  The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department says they received a call around 8:45pm about a large pile of logs blocking Pike Lake Road near the Clear Lake Access Road. Authorities say a 32-year-old Escanaba man was …

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Garage Fire In Escanaba

ESCANABA — On Thursday at approximately 11:32 p.m., the Escanaba Public Safety was dispatched to a garage fire at 1209 Ludinton Street. Upon arrival, officers found that the fire involved a passenger vehicle and a storage shed. The vehicle and storage shed were located close to other vehicles and structures. …

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NMU Ranks 6th Among Military Friendly Schools

The following press release was issued by Northern Michigan University: Northern Michigan University ranks 6th among small public schools nationwide that have been designated 2019-20 Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media. It is NMU’s second consecutive Top-10 ranking in the category. The Military Friendly Schools designation honors the top 15 …

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