(RRN) Tahquamenon Falls Almost Completely Frozen Over In EUP
It's quite a scene right now at the Tahquamenon Falls in the eastern U.P. Kevin Dennis is the Unit Supervisor at the Tahquamenon Falls State Park. He says that the falls are almost completely frozen over, with only one small channel of water remaining open. The...

(RRN) Benishek Urges Feds To Delay Decision On UP Bat Status
Upper Peninsula Congressman Dan Benishek is urging the U-S Fish and Wildlife Service to hold off on making a decision about the long-earned bat…and it's possible place on the federal endangered species list. Benishek has written a letter, along with 21 of his House colleagues, asking the agency to allow for more time for entities...

(RRN) Sheriff: Delta County Jail Proposal Being 'Revamped'
Delta County Sheriff Ed Oswald says that his county needs to push forward quickly on a plan to build a new jail that would replace the current 51-year-old downtown Escanaba facility. The plan is to build a new county jail at the site of the county's service center building, located near the Bay College campus. Oswald says that the plans for what....

(RRN) Three People Arrested On Meth Charges In Marinette Co.
Two Dickinson County residents and a man from Washington have been arrested on drugs charges in Crivitiz. Marinette County Sheriffs Deputies say they got a tip that a man traveling on an Amtrak Train in Milwaukee had crystal meth, and that man would be picked up by a pair from the Iron Mountain area. Well, deputies...

(RRN) Pair Of Marquette Schools Placed On Morning Lockdowns
Two Marquette schools went into "lockdown" for a time on Monday. Marquette School Superintendent Bill Saunders says a "911 alarm" was triggered in the Superior Hills Elementary School Monday morning, and so the staff and students used "precautionary measures" and went into lockdown. Also, the Bothwell Middle School...

(RRN) Michigan DNR Asking For Help In New Frog, Toad Surveys
The Michigan DNR is looking for people to volunteer to be a part of the statewide Frog and Toad Survey. This will be the 20th year that the department has asked people to take note of what amphibians they see as they're out in the woods. This survey helps biologists keep tabs on the frog and toad populations in various wetlands...

(RRN) Michigan Attorney General Lists Top Consumer Complaint
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has released the annual list of top consumer complaints. Credit and financial concerns were at the top of the list again this year with more than 1,700 written complaints in 2014. This is the eighth consecutive year that financial and credit problems topped the Attorney General's list. Gasoline, fuel and...

(RRN) Bark River-Harris Schools Planning Classroom Expansion
While many Upper Peninsula school districts have struggled with declining enrollment in recent years, that has not been a problem in the Bark River-Harris Schools. Superintendent Jason Lockwood says that enrollment has been growing so fast that they're running out of room. And so the district is...

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