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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Ted Nugent, the rocker and avid hunter, is speaking out in support of legislation that would reverse a ban on deer and elk baiting in Michigan.  Nugent told lawmakers Tuesday that a ban won’t stop deer from “swapping spit.” He says they eat from the same trees and plants.  The Michigan […]

BESSEMER — The upcoming water-sewer project in Bessemer is in the planning stage, and the plan is lagging, the Bessemer City Council learned Monday. The good news is that project engineers C2AE are adding resources and are confident that preliminary plans will be set for approval by both the Michigan Department of Transportation and the […]

BESSEMER – A portion of North Moore Street near Bluff Valley Park in Bessemer will be temporarily closed tomorrow for sewer work.  The location of the work also means cars won’t be able to access Bluff Valley Park Tomorrow, according to city manager Charly Loper.  The city project is designed to repair a part of […]

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide have fallen 9 cents from a week ago to about $2.57 per gallon. The Dearborn-based auto club said Monday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded is about 37 cents less than a year ago. The state’s highest averages were in Ironwood at $2.67 […]

RAMSAY – After damage from heavy snow last winter Bessemer township officials have now decided to tear down the Ramsay post office building, making residents in Ramsay wondering if they will ever have a local post office again. The U.S. Postal Service closed the Ramsay facility back in March due to structural damage and safety […]

HURLEY, Wis. — A Wisconsin senator is trying again to address the issue of border towns not being able to watch some Green Bay Packer games when local stations in neighboring states air other games instead. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., re-introduced S.2454, the “Go Pack Go Act” that requires cable, satellite and other video providers […]

IRONWOOD – Work continues on removing the roof and walls of the Pat O’Donnell Civic Center yesterday, to make way for a temporary dome over the ice rink facility by late October. The city of Ironwood’s insurance will replace the building that was damaged by heavy snow in March, the dome will allow the facility […]

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Democratic legislator wants to spend millions of dollars to fight chronic wasting disease. Rep. Katrina Shankland has introduced a package of bills that would allocate $2.2 million to expand cost-sharing for carcass-disposal dumpsters and kiosks where hunters can drop off deer for testing. The bills also would lay out $2 […]

HURLEY, Wis. — The Hurley City Council on Tuesday added vaping to the juvenile tobacco use ban and revised three gaming ordinances.  The council 5-0 approved amending the city ordinance prohibiting individuals under the age of 18 from purchasing or possessing tobacco and nicotine products to include vaping paraphernalia.  There was no discussion on the […]

MONTREAL – The Montreal City Council discussed the progress of resolving water system issues within the city at its meeting Tuesday. The rehabilitation of pumps and reopening of well No. 5 are on the docket next for repair.  According to Mayor Erik Guenard, tells the Daily Globe that the total well rehabilitation project will cost […]

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