Recent Updates

Dianda Wants More Electric Facilities in the U.P.

This week, Representative Scott Dianda introduced a resolution that encourages legislative support for the construction of new electricity generating facilities in the Upper Peninsula. Currently, U.P. residents are paying increasingly large sums to keep the Presque Isle Power Plant open and operating. With a capacity of more than 400 megawatts, …

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Standoff Suspect Arrested in Bessemer

A 38-year-old Bessemer man is in police custody after a seven-hour standoff in Gogebic County. Deputies say they received reports of gunshots in the vicinity of the suspect’s residence at 10:40 p.m. CDT Tuesday. The responding officers secured the perimeter and waited for backup. The suspect was visible both in …

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More Hunting in Seney

There could soon be more hunting opportunities in the Seney National Wildlife Refuge in the Upper Peninsula. The refuge says it is proposing new areas and seasons for deer and black bear and other species. The new rules would take effect with the start of Michigan’s 2015 hunting seasons. They’re …

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