upper peninsula

Washington — Michigan's congressional delegation is pressuring the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to turn over a study on the value of funding a large replacement lock at Sault Ste. Marie. In a letter last week, 15 lawmakers, led by U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Crystal Falls, requested that a top Army Corps official release the new information, emphasizing the importance of the Soo Locks to the regional economy. (Detroit News)

Shipping industry may also suffer because of early winter

State spent $200,000 to keep wolves off of one farm

Jan 8, 2014

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says it did not initiate the state’s first wolf hunt largely because of one farmer’s problems, but recent data suggests otherwise.

Governor Rick Snyder argued reliable electricity should be a reality in all parts of the state, not just the Lower Peninsula.