The Tribal Council is working hard to enforce and enhance current health and sanitation directives, implement necessary technology and develop new programs and services centered on COVID-19 preparedness, response and relief.
Ownership closed on property along Razorback Drive yesterday, and is now working with an architect on building plans. This decision comes after Houghton opted into recreational marijuana sales in May. Pending license approval from the Houghton Planning and City Commissions, The Fire Station hopes to open its Houghton location in 12-16 months.
The millage renews the current .6 mills collected, which equates to almost $1.5 million a year. These funds go towards operating costs of Marqtran services, equipment upgrades and facility management. In 2019, Marqtran provided 375,000 rides to citizens throughout Marquette County. Officials say this renewal will enable them to continue providing what they call essential services.
According to the Delta County Road Commission, County Road 426 (M.5 Road) between US-41, M-35 and County Road 416 (20th Road), will be closed for a large, extensive culvert replacement beginning at 7:00 a.m. August 3.
A company called Show UP-ness was started by two friends who met as students at Northern Michigan University. The name is grown out of a saying they started using then, and continue to use today. While they admit it’s meant to be tongue-and-cheek, the name aims to embody some of the classic characteristics found in many UP residents.