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Police Investigate Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting, which took place Sunday morning, in Greenland Township. Approximately 8:35am, Michigan State Police, along with the Ontonagon Sheriff’s Department, responded to a call, where a man had been shot. The victim, a 23 year old male from Ontonagon, was originally transported to Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital, …

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Athanasiou Leads Wings Past Bruins – Monday Sports Wrap

High School In high school girls basketball tonight… – Jeffers travels to Bessemer. – Chassell visits Republic-Michigamme. – Baraga journeys to Wakefield-Marenisco. – Ontonagon plays at Ewen-Trout Creek. On the boys schedule tonight… – L’Anse entertains Watersmeet. The high school downhill skiing regional finals will take place today at Marquette …

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Integrated Resource Plan Agreement Made

A settlement has been reached between Michigan’s Public Service Commision and the Upper Peninsula Power Company. The agreement involved integrated resource plans.  With the new agreement, the Upper Peninsula Power Company has agreed to increase its energy waste reduction target to 1.65% for 2020 and 1.75% for 2021. UPPCO had …

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Free Tax Service For Taxpayers

If you make less than $69,000 a year, a free file tax program is available at IRS.GOV, but sadly, not many people are using it. A newly released audit from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, is blaming confusion, complexity and lack of awareness, for the low rate of …

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Houghton Police Warn Residents Of Phone Scam

The Houghton Police Department is reminding the public that scam phone calls, are making their way through the city. The scam calls are being used with the Houghton Police Department phone number, but are not actually being made from Houghton’s PD. The calls are claiming they’re from the IRS or …

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DNR Set To Overhaul License Sales System

Time is running out, to purchase your hunting and fishing licenses as well as hunting and snowmobiling permits, before the DNR sales system temporarily shuts down, for a much needed upgrade. Starting Friday February 15th, all DNR licenses will not be sold, until noon on Tuesday, February 18th, as their …

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Guns Stolen From Michigan Lawmaker

A Michigan lawmaker has guns stolen from his home, and a group from the U.P. has comments about the incident.  The Lansing home of Representative Beau Lafave of Michigan’s 108th District, was recently broken into, and two of his guns were stolen. One of the guns, was one Lafave had …

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$61.9 Billion Budget Proposed For Michigan

Governor Whitmer has proposed a $61.9 Billion budget for Michigan, with education coming up a big winner. K-12 Classroom spending is set to see it’s largest increase since 2001. Battling pregnancy related deaths, and climate change, were also key issues.  Giving school districts $25 Million, so teachers may receive $250 …

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