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Tobacco Tax Revenues Fall

A new report shows total state revenues from tobacco taxes has fallen to its lowest level since the tax was last increased to $2 a pack in 2004 as total sales of tobacco products, especially cigarettes, continues to fall. The Department of Treasury report also shows that in 2013 nearly …

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Volleyball Tourney Games Rescheduled – Wednesday Sports Wrap

H.S. Volleyball Tourney Games Rescheduled Both of last night’s volleyball regional semifinals involving local teams were postponed until tonight because of the weather. – In Class D, Lake Linden-Hubbell will face Forest Park this evening at 6:00 at Negaunee. Stephenson will play Munising in the other Regional semifinal there (Note: …

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KREC Unveils Energy Plan

The Keweenaw Renewable Energy Coalition unveiled its plan to power 100% of the electric demand in the Copper Country using alternate fuels. Yesterday, the coalition hosted its Keweenaw Energy Summit at the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock. It featured many special guests including Finnish biomass expert Asko Ojaniemi. He …

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