IRONWOOD – As a cold front approaches the Gogebic Range later today and tonight the National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for portions of western Upper Michigan and Central Upper Michigan. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected late this afternoon and tonight. Severe thunderstorms, producing damaging winds and hail are possible tonight, […]
IRONWOOD – Following several car break-ins earlier this week, the Ironwood Public Safety Department is reminding residents about steps they can take to reduce the chance they are targeted. Police say the break in happened primarily over one night recently, but there’s been other nights in the past … where people have reported their vehicles […]
MARQUETTE, Mich. – Undergraduate tuition is going up this fall at Northern Michigan University. The university’s Board of Trustees met Thursday morning, and approved a 4.9 percent increase. This action raises undergraduate rates $270 per semester in tuition and fees, making the average cost for full-time in-state, undergraduate tuition $5,796. With this increase, NMU will […]
BOULDER JUNCTION – Fire badly damaged a home on a Boulder Junction area lake Thursday afternoon. At 1:40 p.m. Yesterday afternoon, the Vilas County Sheriff’s Office got a 911 call reporting smoke coming from a home on the south side of Island Lake. Another report came in from the Manitowish Waters boat patrol. When firefighters […]
RHINELANDER – A three-car crash Thursday morning near Rhinelander sent five people to the hospital and completely blocked traffic on Highway 8. It happened just before 11 a.m. near the highway’s intersection with North Rifle Road, just west of Rhinelander. An Oneida County Sheriff’s Deputy on scene said a westbound car crossed the center line, […]
BESSEMER – If you ever went through a divorce, separation or any proceeding with children in the middle you probably utilized the services of the Friend of the Court. The Gogebic and Ontonagon County Friend of the Courts are joining together with fellow FOC’s across Michigan to celebrate the organization’s 100th year anniversary. Created in […]
LANSING – Unemployment numbers holding steady…Michigan’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.2% in June. Figures released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget show total employment rose by about 2,000 while the number of jobless workers increased by 3,000 over the month. Last month’s national unemployment rate was 3.7 percent.