Author: Jesse Baroka
IRONWOOD – Drivers across the state will notice a slight increase in gas prices around the Upper Peninsula this week. According to AAA of Michigan, the state gas price average has risen 3 cents over the past week. Now, the state average sits at $3.60 per gallon. That price is 10 cents more than this […]
LAC DU FLAMBEAU – Lac du Flambeau Chippewa Restrict Access to a Tribal boat landing. The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has tightened access to boat landings on tribal land. TheLakelandTimes reports the tribal council at the beginning of the year voted to temporarily restrict access to Tribal Boat Landings until […]
ASHLAND – A number of Ashland Businesses Getting Grants from the City Through American Rescue Plan. With help from a grant from the city of Ashland through the American Rescue Plan, several businesses have been able to brighten their storefronts. An expert in retail development suggested that downtown is dark in the Fall and Winter […]
HANCOCK – After an extensive search, the City of Hancock Police Department reported Friday that 23-year-old Mary Yitalo of Hancock has been found dead. Yitalo had been missing since Tuesday the 23rd which sparked an extensive search. No other information has been released.
N. IRONWOOD – The Gogebic Range Trail Authority volunteers worked on trail 160 the Bald Mountain Trail over the weekend. The harsh winter resulted in numerous trees blocking the trail. The trail authority says there’s still a lot of water over the trail in some places, but the trail is now passable. Cones are out […]
ELEVATED WILDFIRE POTENTIAL FOR UPPER MICHIGAN TODAY DUE TO A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS, DRY AND WARM CONDITIONS…Gusty southerly winds as high as 20 mph, combined with dry and warm conditions and a lack of recent rainfall will lead to elevated wildfire potential today across Upper Michigan and Northern Wisconsin.
VILAS COUNTY – The U.S. Marshals Task Force have arrested 14 fugitives as part of an effort they are calling “Operation Capture Hodag.” The Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task force arrested 14 dangerous fugitives in Vilas, Oneida and Marathon Counties from May first to May 5. The task force arrested a variety of fugitives including […]
UPPER MICHIGAN – Portage Health Foundation Gives Much Needed Medical Equipment Away in U.P. Automated external defibrillators have been awarded to organizations in the U.P. through a grant from the Portage Health Foundation. 49 organizations in Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties received an AED, including Baraga area schools, Baraga County Road Commission, the Houghton […]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Legislature’s budget-writing committee has rejected Gov. Tony Evers’ plan to make permanent nearly 40 revenue agent positions who are meant to enforce the state’s tax laws. The 2017 to 2019 state budget established 38 agent positions within the Department of Revenue to concentrate on collecting delinquent taxes. The positions […]
LANSING – Roadwork Projects in Michigan Paused to Ease Memorial Day Traffic. Michigan AAA estimates that more than 1.2 million residents will travel at least 50 miles from home this Memorial Day weekend. The Michigan Department of Transportation has lifted lane restrictions on 81 of 146 road work projects through Tuesday morning. Equipment and certain […]