BESSEMER – In Gogebic County Court yesterday 48 year old Todd Matthew Norton, of New London Wisconsin was sentenced to prison for his role in a Marenisco Township home invasion last year. Norton, was sentenced to 15-30 years in prison for first-degree home invasion and 7-15 years for assault with intent to do great bodily […]
WAKEFIELD – At Monday night’s Wakefield-Marenisco school board meeting, the board voted to pass its 2019-20 fiscal budget, which includes just over $3 million for both revenue and appropriations in the general fund. The vote followed a budget presentation in a prior budget hearing led by Tina Trevarthen, business manager for the Wakefield-Marenisco school district. […]
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs says the number of opioids dispensed in the state decreased by 15 percent in 2018 compared with the year before. It said Tuesday the number of opioid prescriptions dispensed fell to 8.2 million last year compared with 9.7 million in 2017. LARA says […]
LANSING – Free Nicotine Patches, Gum, Lozenges Offered By Michigan Tobacco Quitline Tobacco users who want to end their addiction are encouraged to contact the Michigan Tobacco Quitline for free nicotine patches, gum, or lozenges. Those are being offered at no cost through September 30 as part of a campaign by the Centers for Disease […]
Vilas County woman faces six felony charges for allegedly drinking while driving with children in the car.
ST. GERMAIN— A 51-year-old Vilas County woman faces six felony charges for allegedly drinking while driving with children in the car. According to court documents, Karen Ives crashed her car into a ditch on State Highway 70 in St. Germain April 22. Police say a blood draw test showed an alcohol level of 0.258. Ives […]
BESSEMER — As the current water-sewer project winds down, the Bessemer City Council voted Monday to borrow $1.1 million from a state fund to begin engineering the next one. The council voted 4-0 to allow city manager Charly Loper provide electronic signatures for the loan, and to sign the general loan contract. The project, set […]