Recent Updates

Houghton County MERS Update

It seems that the Houghton County MERS retirement account may be in worse condition than originally thought. According to Houghton County Controller Eric Forsberg, when the smoothing process isn’t taken into consideration, the county is actually 55% funded as opposed to 63% that was stated in the MERS report. However, …

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Grand Opening of Navy Street Boardwalk

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Navy Street Park Boardwalk Project in Hancock will take place this morning at 10 a.m. Among those that will be in attendance are Hancock Mayor Lisa McKenzie and State Representative Scott Dianda. The boardwalk, which was completed in the fall of 2013, is 362 …

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Baraga County Lake Trout Festival

The biggest event of the summer in Baraga County takes place tomorrow as the 9th annual Baraga County Lake Trout Festival kikcs off tomorrow morning at 5 with the Keweenaw Bay Classic Fishing Tournament. Among the other events going on will be an arts & crafts fair, a kids carnival …

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