Ontonagon man goes to prison for baseball bat assault

An Ontonagon man who assaulted another man with a baseball bat this winter will spend up to four years in prison.

Nicholas Yakovich, 28, was sentenced today in Ontonagon County Circuit Court to a minimum of 24 months in prison with a maximum of 48. He was credited with 53 days served.

Yakovich pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon last month after attacking a man with a baseball bat in January in Ontonagon Township.