Recent Updates

Next Phase Of Bridge Work Set To Begin

Ongoing maintenance work on the Portage Lake Lift will move into the next phase this fall, and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) cautions motorists to be aware of traffic impacts in the Houghton-Hancock area through December. Moving into the fall construction season, crews will be focusing on deck sealing, …

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Houghton County Jail At Full Capacity

If it was a hotel, there would be a sign out front saying “No Vacancy.” The Houghton County Jail only has room for 28 inmates. They’ve been at the number or above for a while now. In the 1980’s, there would only be eight to ten inmates at any given …

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