Recent Updates

Home Invasion Arrest in Houghton

A 25-year-old woman was arrested by the Houghton Police Department following a home invasion that occurred Monday. Police say they responded to a report of a stolen cell phone at an apartment on Portage St. in Houghton. As they investigated the apartment, officers were told by a resident that the …

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MTU Sexual Assault Incident Update

The victim in an alleged sexual assault on Michigan Tech’s campus is now saying the incident happened off campus. MTU Public Safety says that the victim indicated the alleged sexual assault happened in the City of Houghton in an alley. No report on the incident has been filed with the …

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Lift Bridge Bid Accepted

A contract to one of the bidders for the Portage Lake Lift Bridge rehab project has been offered. After receiving approval from the Transportation Commission, MDOT have accepted the bid of Zenith Tech, a company based in Waukesha, WI, who’s bid came in at $8.3 million, well above the estimated …

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