Recent Updates

Charges Dropped on Domestic Violence Case

A man who barricaded himself inside his home has had his charges dismissed in Houghton County District Court. 28-year-old Joel Michaelson was originally facing one count of interfering with electronic communications, which was dismissed in June, and one count of domestic violence. The latter charge was dropped Wednesday. Michaelson was …

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Great Deer Chase

The Aspirus Keweenaw Great Deer Chase mountain bike races are coming to the Swedetown trails this Saturday. Kids races begin at 9 a.m. The 15 and 28 mile mountain bike races start at 11, leading out the Calumet Heritage Festival parade. Pre-race events include a guided pre-ride for the 15 …

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Benishek Looks to “Fix” Healthcare System

U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek recently introduced new legislation that would help protect patients and ensure that Americans do not lose their health insurance when they become sick. The bill would prevent insurance companies from cancelling an individual’s health insurance unless that individual had engaged in fraud or intentional misrepresentation with …

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