A Prentice based manufacturer is looking to expand it's operations into a vacant building in Tomahawk.
Multitek North America got approval from a Tomahawk city committee this week that would facilitate a plan to have Multitek expand into a former 15,000 square-foot Harley-Davidson plant on Oneida Drive. Multitek North America President Doug Kamps says the company is growing and needs more space...
Snowmobile trails in Vilas County are set to open Friday afternoon at 4 pm.
Vilas County Recreation Administrator Dale Mayo says conditions are typical for early season, though some areas may be wet or rough.
“Earlier in the season we had the freezing and thawing and hunters in the woods – and the trails are rutted. We did have plenty of snow, but we still have a few areas where you could encounter some rough spots. So we’re just encouraging everybody to use caution.”
Iron County has released a second draft of its metallic mining ordinance.
It outlines the process a mining company would need to follow for county approval, and includes a host of regulations and protections.
Zoning Administrator Tom Bergman says the purpose of a local ordinance is to be more specific than state rules can be. For example, he says the draft includes a requirement that a mining company monitor and test nearby private wells.
Upper Peninsula customers won’t see an electric rate increase this week, as federal regulators wait for more information about the region’s electricity use.
When mining company Cliffs Natural Resources switched to a cheaper source of power, there wasn’t much demand left for WE Energies’ Presque Isle Power Plant near Marquette. But a regional regulator called MISO said the plant couldn’t shut down it would compromise the reliability of the grid.
The discussion on whether and where to allow ATVs in Vilas County has drawn passionate crowds to town meetings throughout the fall. Last night was no exception. The debate between ATV and silent sport enthusiasts in Conover appears to have found a peaceable solution at Monday night’s town meeting.