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Music fest returns to Porkies

From Aug. 26 to 28, you can find music lovers flocking to Michigan’s largest stateå park for the Porcupine Mountain Music Festival. Over the last 15 years a collective of volunteers, organizers and music lovers have collaborated to create the Porcupine Mountains Music Festival. Much like the ...

Jury gets case of duo charged in Whitmer kidnap plot

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Two men charged with conspiring to kidnap Michigan’s governor wanted to grab Gretchen Whitmer and hang her, prosecutors said during a stark closing argument Monday as the government tried for a second time to get convictions in an alleged plot to trigger a revolution ...

Electrical therapy has many uses in medicine

I would venture to guess that when Benjamin Franklin experimented with electricity, he did not for a moment realize the multitude of uses to which this exciting new force would be put. Then again, Mr. Franklin was a particularly brilliant fellow, so perhaps he had an inkling. We all are aware ...

Hancock updates zoning ordinance

HANCOCK — After more than two hours of comments from council members and more than a dozen members of the public, the Hancock City Council approved its new zoning ordinance by a 5-2 vote at a special meeting Wednesday night.  The top-to-bottom rewrite is the first overhaul of the city’s ...

First response teams focus on ARPA funds

L’ANSE — Baraga County first responders presented a proposal to the county board Monday night for use of $450,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. The chiefs of the eight departments and agencies met last week to decide on a proposal they all thought was fair, said Gary ...

L’Anse OKs police contract

L’ANSE — The L’Anse Village Council approved a three-year contract with its police union at its meeting Monday night. The contract with Police Officers Association of Michigan (POAM) calls for a 75-cent hourly raise the first year, then 50-cent raises the next two years. The village was ...