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Ontonagon County voters reject duo of pension millage proposals

ONTONAGON, Mich. (WLUC) - Ontonagon voters cast their ballots and, according to Ontonagon Village officials, have made their views clear. The Village asked its property owners for 20 mills over six years, which would have covered its MERS pension obligation stemming from the sale of the Ontonagon Memorial Hospital in 2007. Additionally, the County asked property owners for two mills over six years for the same purpose.
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Ontonagon County votes on millages, candidates

ONTONAGON, Mich. (WLUC) - Voting took place all across Ontonagon County on Election Day, including at the Ontonagon Township Library. By 3:00 p.m., 617 votes were submitted at the library, with 50 to 60 absentee ballots still to be processed. Polling officials say that it is on track to be a normal turnout, which is usually around 1,200 people.

Ontonagon County Fair happening this weekend in Greenland

GREENLAND, Mich. (WLUC) - The Ontonagon County Fair has come again to the fairgrounds in Greenland. Participants and organizers worked hard on Friday to prepare the fairgrounds for the festivities starting Saturday. “Tomorrow we can expect that we’ll have a cattle sorting starting off right away in the morning,” said...

D-Day C-47 plane tours the Northwoods

History took a pit stop Friday in northern Wisconsin. Placid Lassie is a C-47 World War Two plane designed for paratroopers and transport. It now tours the world sharing its rich history. "Basically you’re touching a piece of history back from world war two and that is just incredible," said...

National Hammock Day: Best Places to Hammock in Michigan

Today is National Hammock Day and hanging my hammock is one of the most relaxing, enjoyable hobbies that I have! They do call me the Hip Hop Hippie after all. I actually have mine in my trunk so I can throw it up anytime I find a great location. The two spots that I love to hang my hammock is in some pines or next to a body of water. But I also enjoy throwing it up on a couple of trees in my backyard when I can’t sneak away to a spot.

Our Community Tour Ontonagon: World class performances, small town stage

ONTONAGON, Mich. (WJMN) – Making the preforming arts come alive, the Ontonagon Theater of Preforming Arts is a gem in this small town. “Welcome to the Ontonagon Theater of Preforming Arts,” Dave Bishop with the Ontonagon Theater of Preforming Arts said. “We’re in the second and third floor, but primarily the second floor of the Ontonagon Township building. This was built as a memorial to the World War One veteran’s originally. It was built in 1923 through 1925 and the township offices are downstairs as well as the township library. This room was always a community room and it would have looked like a typical high school gymnasium with the maple flooring and a basketball hoop at each end.”

Our Community Tour Ontonagon: How the town came to be

ONTONAGON, Mich. (WJMN) – The town of Ontonagon is rich in history with ties to the lumber, mining, maritime, railroad, and farming industries that have helped shape it into the town we see today. “Initially it was all Native Americans of course prior to 1600. And sometime in the...

MDOT public meeting July 27 to discuss 2024 M-28 project in Bergland

ISHPEMING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to a meeting regarding a planned 2024 project on M-28 from Bergland to Ewen in Ontonagon County. During this meeting, there will be a brief presentation followed by a question-and-answer session. Who:. Community stakeholders. Local businesses. Interested residents.