Author: Jesse Baroka

Michigan Department of Transportation Director Paul Ajegba is laying the groundwork for Governor Whitmer’s proposed budget announcement next month when it comes to road funding. He testified before the state House Transportation Committee on Tuesday, saying 20-percent of roads in the state are now in poor condition. Ajegba warned the longer it takes to come […]

ONTONAGON COUNTY, Mich. – A snowmobiler from Minnesota is recovering after a crash Tuesday afternoon. The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office says a 30-year-old man from Longville, Minn. was riding west on Trail Number 12 at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday when he lost control of his snowmobile. He put his foot down to avoid rolling over and injured […]

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CST/ TODAY TO 9 PM CST/ THIS EVENING for Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties in Michigan and for most Wisconsin Counties in our listening area… Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 8 inches expected. Looking ahead a winter storm with some heavy snow and strong […]

HURLEY (AP) — State Department of Natural Resources officials plan to ask their board next week for permission to spend nearly $5 million to purchase an easement on 14,350 acres in Iron County. The deal calls for the DNR to spend $4.8 million on the easement from Keweenaw Land Association, with $400,000 going into an […]

IRONWOOD, Mich. – A small crowd gathered at Gogebic Community College Tuesday to join senator’s downstate for a presentation by the State Auditor General. Two and a half months after the closing of Ojibway Correctional Facility and the decision is still being questioned. A main topic the community continues to argue is that the Department […]

MERCER, Wis. — The ballot is now set for the April 2 general election in Mercer after the primary narrowed the field down for the Mercer Town Board. Voters in Mercer chose between seven candidates in the primary, with the top four vote-getters advancing to the spring election. That ballot will feature Eric Snow, Opal […]

BAYFIELD, WI — A Bayfield man has learned his fate after he struck and killed a motorcylcist while driving drunk. 49 year old Andrew Peterson, will serve a 12 year sentence for killing a Cornucopia man in June of 2017. Court documents say he turned out in front of the motorcycle. Peterson was sentenced yesterday […]

A winter storm will impact the Northland Wednesday morning into Wednesday night. Snowfall amounts of 4 to 7 inches will be possible across northwest Wisconsin with 2 to 6 inches across much of northeast Minnesota. Locally heavier amounts will be possible along the Lake Superior shore from Silver Bay to Ashland. This snowfall will lead […]

WATERSMEET, Mich.  – Police coverage is about to change significantly for the residents of Watersmeet and Watersmeet Township. New decisions by Watersmeet leadership have forced out the longstanding 24/7 coverage of the area by the Lac Vieux Desert Tribal Police with the intent to stand up a small, one to three officer, municipal police force.  […]

HURLEY – The Hurley School Board is moving forward with changing the name of its mascot.  At last night’s school board meeting the board acknowledged mistakes were made in the process, but voted again yesterday to proceed with plans to change the name.  School Board President Joe Simonich  explained the process began with a desire […]

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