Office Hours

January 19th, 2019
Portage Lake District Library Community Room
58 Huron St. Houghton
10:00 to 11:30 a.m. EST

Slims Café
8 Mohawk Street, Mohawk
12:00 to 1:30 p.m. EST


January 26th, 2019
Java on the Bay
10 N Main Street, L’Anse
10:00 am – 11:30 a.m. EST

Crystal Falls Library
237 Superior Ave. Crystal Falls
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST




State Rep. Gregory Markkanen was first elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in November 2018. He represents the 110th District, which includes Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties, as well as Powell and Ishpeming townships in Marquette County.


Markkanen serves as vice chairman of the Insurance committee. He also serves on the Military, Veterans & Homeland security committee, Energy committee and the Education committee.


Greg graduated from Northern Michigan University and Michigan Technological University.


Greg served as a medical corpsman with the Airborne Infantry Platoon and spent additional time as a medic with the 107th Engineer Battalion of the Michigan National Guard. He teaches high school civics, history and geography for Baraga Area Schools and served on the Hancock City Council as the Ward II representative.


Markkanen works with the Hanka Homestead Board of Directors and as a volunteer tour guide, as well as with the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Council.


He is married with two children.