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Driver in fatal L’Anse crash over legal limit

By GARRETT NEESE Daily Mining Gazette L’ANSE — The Illinois man accused of having been behind the wheel during a fatal October crash at the holiday gas station tested at nearly twice the legal blood-alcohol level more than two hours after the crash, according to a Michigan State Police ...

Little Brothers looking for Thanksgiving volunteers

HANCOCK — Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly is looking for volunteers to help with Thanksgiving, including home deliveries and its first sit-down dinners in three years. Little Brothers has had home delivery only since 2020 due to COVID. In September, Little Brothers surveyed elderly ...

ORV trail closure planned

NORWAY — A bridge replacement project will keep an off-road vehicle and snowmobile trail segment in Dickinson County closed until Christmas Eve, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced. Black Creek Road in Waucedah Township will remain closed to all motorized traffic as work ...

Farmer assistance available

EAST LANSING — Michigan agricultural producers and private forestland owners interested in receiving conservation financial assistance through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program should submit applications by Dec. 2. Applications may be submitted ...

Man arrested after pursuit

By Journal Staff MARENISCO — A suspect is lodged in a Wisconsin jail following a pursuit that involved several law-enforcement agencies. At 10:56 a.m. Monday, troopers from the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post, and deputies from the Gogebic County Sheriff s Office were dispatched to ...

Houghton City Council names new leaders

By GARRETT NEESE Houghton Daily Mining Gazette HOUGHTON — Houghton’s city council has a change in leadership. By 4-3 votes, the council named Brian Irizarry as mayor and Joan Suits as mayor pro tem for two-year terms. They replace Bob Backon and Robert Megowen, who previously ...