About Norway Township
Norway Township is located in the south central portion of Dickinson County and consists of approximately 89 square miles. According to the 2010 census there are 1,489 people living in the township with the majority living in the southern portion which consists of rolling hills and farmland. The village of Vulcan is also located in the southern portion of the township. The northern two-thirds of the township is made up of rugged terrain including cliffs, swamps and many small lakes and streams. State owned land in the township includes over 29,000 acres of the Copper Country State Forest.
ROAD CONSTRUCTION IN NORWAY TOWNSHIP THIS YEAR
There will be a considerable amount of road construction in the Township area this summer. MDOT, in cooperation with the Dickinson County Road Commission,will be doing the following projects:
- Resurfacing US-2 from Vulcan easterly to the Dickinson County Line. Work to begin in August and run thru late October.
- Deck and railing replacement on US-8 bridge over the Menominee River. Road will be closed and traffic detoured to US-141 bridge through Niagara. Anticipated closure dates are May 28th through September 13th.
- Cement repair on US-8 from the State Line to Fairview Drive. Road will be open to local traffic only. Dates to coincide with bridge repair.
UPCOMING EVENTS IN THE AREA
Stock car racing every Friday evening thru August at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds on U.S. 8 in Norway.
Dickinson County Fair begins on August 29th thru Labor Day at the fairgrounds on U.S. 8 in Norway
TAX COLLECTION HOURS
Hours for summer tax collection are Wednesdays, from 4-7 p.m. at the Norway Township Hall in Vulcan. On Monday, September 16th, the treasurer will be in the office from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information please contact Kristen LaValley, Treasurer, at 906-282-1082.
Office will be closed on Wednesday, August 28th for personal reasons. I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
SCRAP TIRE GRANT
Norway Township was the recipient of a tire grant thru the State of Michigan again this year. Beginning on June 1st, you may bring all of your scrap tires up to the Dickinson County Solid Waste facility located in Quinnesec behind the movie theater. There is no charge for this service. Tires on rims will not be accepted.
Norway Township will strive to serve its constituents with dependable and efficient
service. The highest standards and lawfully executed service is our goal.
Norway Township Hall
Norway Township Hall
PO Box 495, N1732 Mission St.
Vulcan, MI 49892