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Additional Funding for Buffalo Reef Stamp Sand Dredging

DETROIT— U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE, Detroit District, announces a contract option award to dredge stamp sands in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula between Gay, Michigan and the Grand Traverse Harbor. The Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, provided USACE with an additional $946,000 in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, …

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Four Suspects Arrested In Meth Bust

Four suspects are in custody for allegedly selling crystal meth in Marquette County.  Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested Zya Ray Fassbender of Marquette, Corin Renee Hurst of Ishpeming, Christopher Francis Larson of Ishpeming and Kevin Lawrence Reidy of Ishpeming last Friday. A series of traffic stops …

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ReStore Under New Management

Copper Country Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce the hiring of Brian Van Sickle as the new manager of the ReStore and Jim Wilson as assistant manager. Brian Van Sickle has extensive retail and customer service experience and has supervised and trained hundreds of employees since he first began …

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DNR Investigating Downstate Elk Poaching

Michigan conservation officers in the northern Lower Peninsula are investigating the illegal killing of two bull elk, north of Atlanta. The carcasses of the two animals were discovered Saturday off Montmorency County Road 622, near Roth Road. The location is about 7 miles north of Atlanta, just south of Clear …

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Lifepoint Health and RCCH Healthcare partners announce completion of merger

Brentwood, Tenn. – LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPNT) (“LifePoint”) today announced the completion of its merger with RCCH HealthCare Partners (“RCCH”), which is owned by certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “Apollo”). As a result of the merger, LifePoint’s …

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Pistons Pound Cavaliers – Tuesday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue links for more details. High School In high school hockey, Houghton opens its season tonight at Marquette. Finlandia The Finlandia University women’s soccer team has added a new recruit. Meaghan Maly is from Ortonville, where she plays for Brandon High School. Her cousin, Matt Williams, will be …

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Becoming an Outdoors Woman

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced today registration is open for this winter’s “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” program, which is set for Feb. 22-24 in Marquette County. This annual winter BOW gathering is for women, 18 and older, who are seeking an opportunity to improve their outdoor skills in …

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