Wednesday May 22
State of Michigan
MDOT removes traffic restrictions on 83 projects for Memorial Day holiday travel
May 22, 2013 -- To help make holiday travel more convenient, the Michigan Department of Transportation is lifting traffic restrictions on 83 of 130 projects statewide during the Memorial Day weekend.
Mon May 13, 2013
May 1997: The Snowy Week
The upper-air pattern on May 16,1997 featured a deep, cold trough over the eastern U.S. and a northwest flow aloft over the U.P. There was yet another snow event over parts of Upper Michigan this past weekend.
Thu May 09, 2013
Fifth annual Bowling for the Cure benefit raises $5,900
It was a family affair for the Pat Tucker family at the Bowling for the Cure benefit at the Konteka in White Pine Saturday.
Fri May 03, 2013
Murder suspect caught
An Ironwood Township man is in the Ontonagon County jail on a charge of First Degree Murder.
Thu May 02, 2013
Stretch of highway shut by flooding is reopened
Officials say a stretch of highway in Michigan's Upper Peninsula that was closed due to flooding from melting snow is reopened for some traffic.
Wed May 01, 2013
Flood danger decreases, M-28 partially reopened
The Michigan Department of Transportation reopened a section of M-28 in Ontonagon County to passenger vehicle traffic on Wednesday afternoon.
Safety tips for kayakers
After a lost kayaker was rescued Monday in Ontonagon County, the U.S. Coast Guard is reminding everyone to take the proper safety measures when heading out onto the water.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Northern Michigan News
Police: Flooding shuts 20-mile stretch of highway
State police say a 20-mile stretch of highway in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has been closed due to flooding caused by melting snow.
Raising water levels force bridge on M-28 to close
The Michigan Department of Transportation closed the bridge on M-28 over the South Branch of the Ontonagon River just east of Ewen Monday at 2 p.m. At 3:30, the water was still rising according to Ontonagon County Road Commission officials, but the water was not over the road.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Family members rescue Ontonagon kayaker
What started out as a nice Sunday kayak ride for two Ontonagon men ended up a cold spill into icy waters and an even colder night in the woods for one of them.
Lost kayaker rescued by police
The Michigan State Police responded to a kayaker that had become lost during an outing on the Baltimore River, east of US-45 in Ontonagon County on Sunday night.