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WAKEFIELD – Man Killed, Another Injured in Snowmobile Crash in Wakefield Township. A snowmobile crash Sunday in Wakefield Township has claimed the life of a Wisconsin man. The Wakefield post of the Michigan State Police says the 53-year-old man was in a group of riders traveling westbound on the trail near Ramsey when the accident […]

ONTONAGON – State Sen. Ed McBroom and Rep. Greg Markkanen announced the need for information regarding the public water along the Bill Nichols Trail in Ontonagon County.  According to a press release sent by Ed McBroom, a recent investigation by the Western UP Health Department failed to be able to identify the specific source of […]

MINOCQUA – Lakeland Developing Free School Meals Program. All the details haven’t been ironed out yet, but if all goes as planned, students that go to Lakeland Schools will soon be able to eat lunch free, regardless of the family’s income status. The Lakeland Times reports that at the board meeting, discuss regarding how many […]

IRONWOOD – Gas prices across the state have risen an average of 10 cents over the past week.  Drivers are now paying an average of $3.46 for a gallon of regular unleaded gas. That price is still lower than the national average which now sits at $3.51 per gallon. This most recent increase is due […]

HURLEY – At approximately 10:30 AM, Friday, Iron County Emergency Dispatch received a report of a vehicle stuck on Range View Drive in the City of Hurley near County Hwy D, with a male standing in the street, reportedly intoxicated.  A Hurley police officer responded and encountered the adult male standing in the street yelling.  […]

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Democrats worked late Thursday night to pass over $1 billion in spending that includes $200 million in funding for the Escanaba Paper Mill, which is operated by Swedish paper producer Billerud.  The money will go toward upgrades expected to bring $1 billion in investments and retain over 1,200 jobs in […]

UPPER MICHIGAN – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is looking for seasonal park workers both full and part time in state parks over the Spring and Summer. These are great positions for college students, retirees or for anyone who loves the outdoors and loves working with the public. The department is also hiring seasonal […]

RHINELANDER – A snowmobile accident in Oneida County on Friday evening leaves an Illinois man dead. The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office says that 41-year-old Matthew R. Finstrom of Plainfield Illinois died as the result of the crash in the town of Nokomis.  Deputies determined that Finstrom was traveling at a high rate of speed while […]

VILAS COUNTY – Vilas County Board to Use ARPA Funds to Give Boost to County Employees. At their meeting last Tuesday, the Vilas County Board voted to designate almost $200,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds to a onetime payment for county employees. The Lakeland Times reports the county has received almost $4.3 million in […]

BESSEMER – An Ironwood Township man was found guilty Wednesday following a one-day jury trial in Gogebic County District Court, according to Gogebic County Prosecuting Attorney Nick Jacobs,  32-year-old Brett Thomas Imwalle, (Em-wall-lee), was charged with the crime of malicious use of a telecommunications service stemming from an investigation conducted by the Michigan State Police- […]