WAKEFIELD – Flooding continues to be a concern on the Gogebic Range. Yesterday Sunday Lake and the Little Black River overflowed their banks, causing street closures in Wakefield. Water on the south side of the lake had reached U.S. 2, although it did not pool on the highway. Wakefield City workers and students from the […]
Charter Township of Ironwood, MI, releases treated highly diluted, raw sewage, into the storm water system.
IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP – Information released yesterday from the township says that on April 22, 2019, the Charter Township of Ironwood, MI, in an attempt to prevent and lesson diluted untreated sewage from backing up into basements, released treated highly diluted, raw sewage, into the storm water system. The Township discharged at two separate locations, Sunset […]
LANSING – Efforts to help single parents who are owed back child support are paying off. The Michigan Attorney General’s office says in the first quarter of this year, the department’s Child Support Unit collected six-point-five-million dollars in back child support payments. That’s a one-million-dollar increase over this time last year. The unit was created […]
LANSING, Mich. (AP) – A push to no longer automatically try 17-year-olds as adults is gaining momentum in Michigan’s Legislature. The Senate overwhelmingly approved a 14-bill package Wednesday to put 17-year-old offenders in the juvenile justice system, with an exception for violent felony cases. The House plans to pass a similar plan Thursday. Michigan is […]
IRONWOOD – An Ironwood man with a lengthy criminal history was sentenced to at least three years in prison…Thomas Wayne Raymond, 37, was sentenced to between three and 10 years for possession of methamphetamine. Raymond was on parole and had been out of prison for less than two months when he committed this offense. Raymond […]
BESSEMER – Fifteen Michigan communities will benefit from Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP) grants this summer that will generate high-impact projects directly tied to stabilizing and improving the local area. NEP grants require that the projects and activities align with one or more of five core components: housing enhancements, affordable homeownership opportunity (HPR), homeowner emergency repairs, […]