Ontonagon, MIWLUC

4 fire departments battled 8-hour landfill fire in Ontonagon last week

ONTONAGON, Mich. (WLUC) - A large landfill fire took four departments almost 8 hours to contain late last week in Ontonagon. According to the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office, more than 30 firefighters from four different agencies were able to contain a large fire that began at the K&W Landfill in Ontonagon late Thursday.
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White Pine, MIWLUC

White Pine residents take part in first-ever town clean-up

WHITE PINE, Mich. (WLUC) - Longtime friends Wendy Gouin and Jill Kolehmainen-Senkerik, who have lived in the small town of White Pine for years, wanted to do something to make their area more neat. In late May, they decided to put together a clean-up effort and raise funds for a...
Ironwood, MIyourdailyglobe.com

The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

By TOM LAVENTURE [email protected] IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Planning Commission expects to complete the site plan and conditional review process for the adult-use marijuana establishment license applications within a month. At its... By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WATERSMEET - Ten graduates of the Watersmeet K-12 School proudly received their...
Ontonagon County, MIWLUC

Detour at Cane Creek on M-38 in Ontonagon County begins June 14

ONTONAGON COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - Beginning Monday, June 14, traffic on M-38 will be detoured at the Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) culvert replacement project over Cane Creek in Ontonagon County. M-38 will be closed with a posted detour for through-traffic. Westbound traffic will be detoured near Mass City onto...
Ontonagon, MIabc10up.com

Drug Arrest Made In Ontonagon County

ONTONAGON, Mich – An Ontonagon man was arrested on drug charges following a nine month investigation. The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested the 29–year–old man on charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine and Heroin. On June 3rd, detectives intercepted a package containing methamphetamine and heroin. The man...
Ontonagon County, MIradioresultsnetwork.com

Former U.P. Priest Sentenced In Ontonagon County On Sex Charges

An Ontonagon County judge handed down the harshest prison sentence yet in the Michigan Attorney General’s clergy abuse investigation. Last month, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced a plea agreement with Gary Jacobs, a former priest in the Upper Peninsula who faced cases in both Ontonagon and Dickinson Counties. The plea hearing in Dickinson County happened earlier this month.
Ontonagon, MIMining Journal

Cane Creek culvert to be replaced

ONTONAGON — The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing about $800,000 to replace a culvert on M-38 over Cane Creek near Ontonagon in Ontonagon County. Work will include culvert replacement and scour countermeasures. The work is scheduled to began Monday and be complete Aug. 20. The work will require shoulder...
White Pine, MIWLUC

Community coming together to ‘Clean Up White Pine’

WHITE PINE, Mich. (WLUC) - A small community in Ontonagon County is coming together to clean up the town. White Pine, once known as the place with a bustling copper mine, plans to hold the town’s first clean-up event on June 12, 2021, beginning at 9:00 a.m. On the Facebook...