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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s revenue is expected to be nearly $900 million less this fiscal year than had been previously forecasted in January due to an income tax rate reduction and corporate tax incentives, state officials said Friday. The lowered projections could complicate the state’s next budget, which lawmakers are currently working to finish […]

ONTONAGON – Ontonagon Lake Trout Classic Wraps Up. This year’s 20th Annual Ontonagon Lake Trout Classic wrapped yesterday, with anglers aiming to pull in the biggest trout they could, weighing in their six heaviest, in hopes of catching the heaviest fish weight. Over the last 20 years, the Classic has raised more than a hundred […]

ODANAH (AP) — A federal judge signaled Thursday that he won’t order an energy company to shut down an oil pipeline. The Bad River tribe argues that rapid erosion could expose the line and cause a massive oil spill on reservation land in northern Ashland County. In some places, the Bad River now flows less […]

MERCER – The Iron County Planning Committee Says No to a Campground being Built in the Mercer Area. An application to build a campground with 3 rental cabins, storage buildings and pontoon and snowmobile rentals has been denied by the Iron County Comprehensive Planning/Land and Zoning Committee the committee met recently to consider the application […]

UPPER MICHIGAN – Results of 5 County Survey on Mental Health Show a Healthier Attitude. The results of a survey of almost 900 Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon County residents asking questions regarding mental health and substance use issues was discussed during a public meeting on mental health and wellness at the Portage Lake […]

LANSING – Legislation introduced yesterday would prevent state-licensed providers from engaging in conversion “therapy” with minors.  The bills if passed would ban the practice of attempting to change a person’s LGBTQ+ identity.  The Trevor Project reports 15% of Michigan’s LGBTQ+ youth report being threatened with or subjected to conversion therapy.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans have voted to put $125 million aside to combat pollution from so-called forever chemicals but delayed a decision on how exactly to spend the money. The influx of funds to deal with PFAS pollution comes after Republicans for years have declined to spend as much on water pollution as […]

RHINELANDER – A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial expected to draw veterans and school groups to Rhinelander this weekend.  The Wall is a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and gives people the opportunity to see the names of the 58,000 American service members who died in the Vietnam War. The Wall […]

GOGEBIC COUNTY – As surveys of damage due to one of the heaviest snow season on record and then the resulting rapid snowmelt and associated flooding are completed, estimates of damage in six counties in the Western U.P. are beginning to flow in. Steve Derusha, 8th District Coordinator of the Michigan State Police’s Emergency Management […]

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Attorneys for the Bad River Native American tribe are set to argue in court today that a federal judge should order Enbridge energy to shut down The Line 5 oil pipeline that the tribe says is at immediate risk of being exposed by erosion and rupturing on reservation land in Northern […]