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MI Lawmakers Take Action on Propane Shortage

The Upper Peninsula’s delegation to Lansing is taking action as propane shortages continue in the region. State Senators Tom Casperson and Howard Walker and the U.P.’s four state representatives issued a joint statement Monday after the Michigan Public Service Commission reported that propane inventories in the U.P. are 43-percent below …

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KEDA & GS Manufacturing Receive Awards

Two local organizations in the Copper Country have received awards from the Upper Peninsula Economic Development Alliance. GS Manufacturing earned the UPWard Initiative Business Plan Award for the development of a forestry processor winch attachment used for the retrieval of logs, which the company will manufacture and sell. The award …

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State of the Union Reaction

President Barack Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union address last night, in which he called for an increase in the minimum wage and for an extension of emergency unemployment assistance. The president called for raising the federal minimum wage from the current $7.25 an hour to $10.10. He …

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