Opinion: End lockdown in Northern Michigan, Upper Peninsula

From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, federal, state and local governments have been faced with hard — if not impossible — decisions affecting lives and livelihoods of nearly every American. [...]

Defending Great Lakes Navigation System

Continuing his efforts to safeguard the future of commerce on the Great Lakes, Michigan Representative Jack Bergman is proposing a new policy to ensure baseline levels of funding for the [...]

USDA to spend $20M on tart cherries

TRAVERSE CITY — The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday announced it will buy $20 million worth of U.S. tart cherries during the third quarter of 2020 for distribution to communities across [...]

Group effort grants a veteran his final wish

From Carol Pilot, Iron Mountain: This was written by a special friend of mine, Peggy Merrill. I thank her for putting the story into words — On March 2, Bruce Martin was admitted to St. Mary’s [...]


Washington-‘Hedging support for extremists to the United States cannot and will not be tolerated’ Reps. Jack Bergman, R-Mich., Roger Marshall, R-Kan., and Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, [...]

Lake Michigan shoreline added to Hiawatha National Forest

MACKINAC COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) – The Conservation Fund, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), announced the addition of 11.25 acres of shoreline habitat to Michigan’s Hiawatha [...]

Bergman co-sponsors ‘Pay Our Coast Guard Act’

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLUC) – Congressman Jack Bergman has announced his support of a bipartisan bill to pay U.S. Coast Guard members during the partial government shutdown. H.R. 367, the Pay [...]

Bergman donates pay during continuing government shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLUC) – Congressman Jack Bergman (R-Michigan’s First District), has announced that he will be donating his pay accrued during the government shutdown to local [...]

Bergman speaks on new Soo Lock construction timeline

WASHINGTON D.C., (WLUC)- At the swearing in of the House in Washington, Republican Congressman Jack Bergman spoke about the Soo Locks and a potential timeline for the project to begin. More money [...]

New Soo Lock funding included in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2019 work plan

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has submitted its work plan for 2019 to Congress. According to the Corps, the plan includes $32 million as an initial [...]

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