Mental Health series continues, classic car photos, Houghton zoning changes, and more
Front Page, week of Aug. 28, 2021
Complex interactions with the police
Mental Health and Support, Part 5
If a police officer is interacting with someone they believe to have schizophrenia, autism, dementia, or numerous other illnesses and disorders, there are special considerations for them to keep in mind...
Classic cars, coming through!
The Up North Model A Club passed through town Thursday
I stopped to get some photos, which you can see through the link. When I shared them with Bob Kensinger, their club president, he reciprocated with a couple of the photos they took on their trip. He said to feel free to share them with you!
MTU's Lakeshore Center walkway collapses into Portage Lake
Original photos and MTU's press release
There’s not too much more to say than what’s in the title, which is why I just went and got some photos and paired it with the press release.
With the ongoing pier construction, I don’t think too many people were walking this area anyway. I’ll try to keep an eye on what MTU does as far as repairs.
Anticipating the holiday
No picture of the cat
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Rezoning issued, permit for fourth cannabis retailer approved, and ordinances updated
Houghton City Council, Aug. 25, 2021
This week’s meeting of the Houghton City Council is worth a quick review, particularly if you live in the city and care about zoning requirements.
Other News (aggregated, not sponsored)
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By Ali Swenson and Beatrice Dupuy, The Associated Press
I share this a lot because I really can’t overemphasize how important it is to understand how misleading things on social media can be. Always check other sources.
By Garrett Neese, Daily Mining Gazette
If you’re interested in who the next Houghton County Sheriff will be, now is the time to write a letter of reference on the candidates to Houghton County Clerk Jennifer Kelly.
By Ed White, The Associated Press
This has local implications because Houghton (and maybe Hancock, I’m not sure) chalks tires for parking enforcement. They may need to find a new method now.
By David Eggert and Ed White, The Associated Press
“A man upset over state-ordered coronavirus restrictions was sentenced to just over six years in prison Wednesday for planning to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a significant break that reflected his quick decision to cooperate and help agents build cases against others.”