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State representatives form new Second Amendment Caucus

A bipartisan group of state representatives, led by co-chairs Reps. Jim Runestad, Michele Hoitenga and Scott Dianda today announced the formation of a new Second Amendment Caucus. The caucus is comprised of 42 members of the Michigan House of Representatives who are committed to defending and advancing the right to …

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Aspirus At Home Nurse Given Hero Award

CALUMET, Mich. – Aspirus at Home Registered Nurse, Pamela Aho, received special recognition recently for the “loving care” she provided for Calumet resident Beverly Holman. The Aspirus Hero program is a way for patients and families to say thank you for the care they received by an Aspirus provider, employee, …

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Parade of Confections Fundraiser Friday

Looking for a special treat? Come out for the Parade of Confections fundraiser where there will be a live auction of decadent gourmet desserts. The Parade of Confections is an annual fundraiser for the Copper Country Community Arts Center in Hancock and will take place this Friday from 6-9pm at …

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Weather Taking Its Toll On Snowmobile Challenge

The SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge brings together student engineers to see who can build the best performing snowmobile while reducing emissions and noise. A record number of teams are taking part in the weeklong competition being held at Michigan Tech’s Keweenaw Research Center. Meldrum-030817-1 Keweenaw Research Center Executive Director Jay …

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Trial Scheduled For School Lock-Down Suspect

The case against an Atlantic Mine man who caused a lock-down at an elementary school last November may be headed to trial. 30-year-old Niles Nathan Rothenberger appeared in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday for a pretrial. He has pled Not Guilty to the high court misdemeanor charge of possession of …

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Break-In Suspect Takes Plea Agreement

A plea agreement has been reached for the alleged look-out for a theft of firearms. 19-year-old Jake Hugall pled guilty to larceny of a firearm for his role in a break-in at a sporting goods store in Hancock last December. The charge is a felony punishable by five years in …

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Plea Agreement Reached In Atlantic Mine Drug Case

A plea agreements has been reached in a drug case from Atlantic Mine. 48-year-old Steven Ruotsala pled guilty to possession of meth–a ten year felony, and possession of the controlled substance Ritalin–a two year felony. Ruotsala was arrested in October at his residence following a drug bust. A 20-year Delivery or …

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