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MARQUETTE – The Marquette man arrested for allegedly making a bomb threat to UPHS-Marquette was arraigned.  Yesterday 70-year-old Patrick Bassett of Marquette was arraigned in Marquette County District Court. He is charged with making a false bomb threat, a felony, and malicious use of telecommunications services, a misdemeanor.  Bassett was arrested Friday after allegedly calling […]

GOGEBIC COUNTY – According to the DNR Menominee County took the top spot in U.P. deer totals according to the numbers during this year’s season, with Delta County in second place, and Marquette County in third.  Statewide Gogebic County ranked 79th out of Michigan’s 83 counties for deer harvest this past season with 503 deer […]

ONTONAGON – The Village of Ontonagon’s new council president, Pamela Coey, provided a series of updates after a meeting with the council last night.  She says her main goal is to tackle the village’s Municipal Employment Retirement System of Michigan known as the (MERS) pension obligation, which stems from the sale of Ontonagon Memorial Hospital […]

LANSING – On January 1, 2023, Michigan’s minimum wage rate will increase from $9.87 to $10.10 per hour with minors aged 16 and 17 minimum wage will increase to $8.59 per hour, tipped employee rate of hourly pay increases to $3.84 per hour. 

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Outside special interest groups spent at least 50% more than the previous record high in the midterm election in Wisconsin this year, pouring more than $93 million into races for governor and other state offices. That is according to a new report out Monday from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, an independent […]

IRONWOOD – According to AAA, gas prices across the state of Michigan have fallen a total of 20 cents over the past week.  This price is about the same as last year’s highest November price. The current state average is now $3.44 per gallon of regular unleaded gas. Meantime, the national average is slightly lower […]

LANSING – Michigan’s Gas Tax Is Going Up. Michigan’s gas tax is going up 1.4 cents per gallon starting Jan. 1, thanks to an automatic adjustment written into state law. The increase will move the state gas tax from 27.2 cents per gallon to 28.6 cents per gallon, according to a notice from the Michigan […]

IRONWOOD – Downtown Ironwood was buzzing with activities for the entire family over the weekend during this years Jack Frost Festival.  Activities Thursday, Friday and Saturday all built up to the big Jack Frost Parade Saturday night in downtown Ironwood.  Hundreds braved the cold temperatures to line the streets to see this year’s giant parade.  […]

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republicans who lost their races for Michigan’s top three statewide offices after promoting falsehoods about the 2020 presidential election are not planning to go quietly. Two of the candidates who denied President Joe Biden’s victory in the state have announced plans to run for the position that leads the state […]

BESSEMER – Snowmobile Trails are now officially opened Yesterday in the U.P.  While there is not a lot of snow on the ground in most of the U.P. Gogebic and Ontonagon Trails are in decent shape after more than 40 inches of snow fell in the last few weeks in Gogebic and Ontonagon County Snowbelt […]