The U.P. was previously served by two Wisconsin based companies. State officials say the new agreement will replace those entities with the Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corporation. Continue reading →
Season extension technologies allow farmers in the Upper Peninsula to offer fresh produce year round. Most recently, winter spinach has been added to the menu for the local food co-op the UP is working to launch.
An eastern U.P. energy cooperative, Cloverland Electric, and its customers are one step closer to eliminating millions of dollars in extra payments to keep a power plant open in Marquette. Continue reading →
Photo of Dr. Dan Benishek, R-Michigan’s First Congressional District.
Michigan’s first congressional district is one of the most veteran-dense populations in America, yet resources are scarce for those vets, according to Congressman Dan Benishek, a republican serving the northern Michigan. Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →