Recent Updates

Drug Bust in Ontonagon County

The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team had a very busy 2014 and their work continue in 2015. Yesterday, UPSET along with deputies from the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Department, state troopers from the Wakefield Post and 8th District Hometown Security Team arrested six suspects with 11 charges being made relating to …

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Million Dollar Grant Coming for U.P.

A large grant is on its way to help preserve the wildlife in the Western U.P. The Michigan Department of Transportation and the Keweenaw Land Trust received a $1 million grant through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. The grant will be used to …

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Verso Corporation Completes Buyout of NewPage

Escanaba’s New Page paper mill is now a part of the Verso Corporation. The sale of plant officially closed on Wednesday. The transaction to buy the Escanaba, and other New Page mills, totaled $1.4 billion. The combined company now has eight manufacturing facilities in six U.S. States. The Escanaba mill’s …

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