Winter can be rough on northern Michigan roads, and a new program aims to keep drivers safe this winter.
The Michigan Department of Transportation Is looking for what they call “Road Watchers” who would rate driving conditions in the Upper Peninsula. Read more
A dozen Central Michigan University physical therapy students have ventured north to continue their studies,not at CMU, but at Michigan Tech in Houghton. Read more
Groups opposing wolf hunts in Michigan rallied in front of the state Capitol prior to Wednesday’s vote in the state House.
Wolf hunts in the Upper Peninsula will be able to continue under a law approved on Wednesday by the state House. The petition-initiated proposal cleared the state Senate earlier this month.
Residents and businesses in the Upper Peninsula are paying more this year for electricity, and their bills could increase even further as organizations in Michigan and Wisconsin argue over who should pay to operate a power plant in Marquette.
The Michigan Senate has said “yes” to a petition-initiated legislation to allow wolf hunting in the Upper Peninsula.
The measure would circumvent two ballot challenges to wolf hunting laws.
A petition that would allow future wolf hunts in the Upper Peninsula is headed to the state Legislature. The initiative would allow them regardless of how two anti-wolf hunting referendums turn out.
A state elections board will decide tomorrow (Thu.) whether to approve petitions seeking to create two new laws. One would allow wolf hunting in the Upper Peninsula. The other would boost the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.