Town hall meetings in the U.P.

IRON MOUNTAIN – State Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, and fellow U.P. legislators Reps. Scott Dianda, D-Calumet, John Kivela, D-Marquette, and Ed McBroom, R-Vulcan, will hold a series of town halls across the Upper Peninsula.

In the local area there will be a town hall meeting from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Bay College West.

Additional meetings will be held on the following dates:

Monday, July 21, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Eastern time), Calumet High School Commons Room, Calumet

Tuesday, July 22, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Eastern time), Newberry High School Auditorium, Newberry

Wednesday, July 23, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Eastern time), Marquette Township Hall, Marquette

Tuesday, July 29, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Eastern time), Gogebic Community College, Lindquist Student and Conference Center, Ironwood

Thursday, July 31, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Eastern time), Escanaba City Commission Chambers, Escanaba.

They will be on hand to answer questions and respond to any concerns that residents of the U.P. may have.

This will be an opportunity for local residents to meet with legislators to address issues related to state government. No appointment is necessary.

For more information or to contact Casperson, please visit or call toll-free at 1-866-305-2038.