Recent Updates

Houghton Council Sets Fall Clean-Up Date

Houghton’s fall clean-up will run from September 28th to October 27th. The dates were approved Wednesday night by the city council. Dumpsters will be available seven days a week at the city garage at the corner of Technical Avenue and Gundlach Road. Wood, brick, furniture, clothes and metal will be …

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State Republicans Press Budget Plan

With bipartisan talks at a standstill, Michigan’s Republican-led House and Senate moved forward yesterday with budget proposals of their own. Bills approved by various committees would provide little increase for higher education, a larger boost for K-12 education, and a significant boost for clean drinking water funding. Democratic Governor Gretchen …

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Baraga Hog Farmers Win Court Battle

A Baraga County farmer can continue to raise a special breed of hog. The state sued Roger and Brenda Turunen in 2012, saying that the pigs they raised were illegal under a Michigan law that had been passed to reduce the wild boar population. There followed a lengthy battle over …

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