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Project HOPE In Houghton County Looking for Foster Parents

Houghton County, Michigan—Project HOPE has returned to Houghton County to provide programs, services, and emergency shelter for homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth. The need for foster care in the Upper Peninsula is significant and growing. According to 2014 data from the National Runaway Safeline, seventy-five percent of youth who called …

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Plea Deal For Hancock Man Charged In Infant Son's Death

A Hancock man is facing prison time following a plea agreement in Houghton County Circuit Court. 27-year-old Benjamin Reilly was arrested last fall following an investigation into the death of his infant son in July. Reilly had been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter and two counts of Child Abuse, along with …

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More Than Two Dozen Accidents In Houghton Since Snowstorm

At the January 27th meeting of the Houghton City Council, city manager Eric Waara gave an update on snow removal.  He says the teams have been working efficiently and hopefully will be ready for the next heavy snowfall. Police Chief John Donnelly reported 166 calls to service since the last …

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