Recent Updates

Houghton City Council Meeting Recap

There was a lot to discuss at yesterday’s Houghton City Council meeting. The zoning board of appeals held a public hearing regarding a request for a sign variance for a Downtown Houghton business and City Manager Eric Waara says the board has decided that some changes to the ordinance may …

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New Playground for Barkell Elementary

The ribbon has been cut and Barkell Elementary School students have a new playground, equipped with a brand new slide and jungle gym pyramid. Teachers, parents and volunteers came together over the weekend and assembled the playground. Barkell PTO President Tara Packard says the support they received on this project …

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MDOT Public Hearing Next Week

Next week, the Michigan Department of Transportation will stop by the Lakeview Manor Community Room in Hancock to share their plans on the maintenance project for the Portage Lake Lift Bridge. The project is scheduled to begin this winter. Residents and business owners can review the plans for construction and …

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