News In The Upper Peninsula
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
News Cox disappointed by Asian carp ruling
Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox said he is disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court declined to close Chicago-area locks that could stop Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes.
News NewPage president, CEO Rick Willett resigns
NewPage Corporation president and chief executive officer, Richard Willett, Jr., resigned from NewPage effective January 18.
Thursday, January 14, 2010
News U.P. Troopers receive lifesaving award
At a special ceremony today in Lansing, Michigan State Police (MSP) Director Col. Peter C. Munoz presented MSP Lifesaving Awards to Troopers in the Upper Peninsula.
News DEQ issues final decision on Kennecott mining permits
The Department of Environmental Quality announced today that a final order has been signed to approve permits for the Kennecott Mine project located near Marquette.
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
News November jobless rates up in Michigan's regional labor markets
Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates increased in 14 of Michigan's 17 major labor market areas in November, according to the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth.
Monday, January 4, 2010
News Customers of Michigan's major natural gas utilities see falling prices
The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today noted that customers of Michigan's major natural gas utilities have seen reductions in their gas cost recovery (GCR) factors.
Thursday, December 31, 2009
News LSSU unfriends words, phrases in 35th annual List of Banished Words
Word "czars" at Lake Superior State University "unfriended" 15 words and phrases and declared them "shovel-ready" for inclusion on the university's 35th annual List of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness.
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
News Five U.P. groups awarded Arbor Day mini grants
The DNR awarded $10,000 in grants to 50 Michigan communities and organizations — including four in the Upper Peninsula — for Arbor Day activities.
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
News Michigan has more than 114,000 doses of recalled nasal spray H1N1 vaccine
Michigan has received more than 114,000 doses of the vaccine that MedImmune, the maker of the nasal spray monovalent 2009 H1N1 flu vaccine, is recalling.
News State seeks nominations for 2010 Governor's Service Awards
The Michigan Community Service Commission (MCSC) announced it is seeking nominations for the 2010 Governor's Service Awards (GSA).