Recent Updates

Man Pleads to Lesser Charge in Bat Assault

An Ontonagon man accused of assaulting another man with a baseball bat has pled guilty to a lesser charge. A trial was originally scheduled to begin last week in Ontonagon County Circuit Court for 28-year-old Nicholas Yakovich, who is charged with felonious assault. Instead of going before a jury, Yakovich …

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Houghton City Council Meeting Preview

Two public hearings are scheduled to kick off today’s Houghton City Council meeting. The first will be in regard’s to the 2014-2015 budget and the other is regarding the Capitol Improvement Plan. Both will be also up for adoption by the council. Also, the council will look to approve a …

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Dianda Sponsors Liquor Licensing Bill

The Michigan House has passed a bill which changes the way the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs calculates the cost of a liquor license for first-year business owners. Representative Scott Dianda, who is sponsoring the bill, says it is a piece of common-sense legislation aimed at helping out …

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