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Walmart Recalls Sausage

Walmart is recalling more than three tons of house-brand ready-to-eat pork and turkey sausage products. They may be contaminated with salmonella bacteria. The recall includes frozen “Great Value Fully Cooked Original Pork Sausage Patties,” “Family Size Great Value Fully Cooked Original Pork Sausage Patties,” and “Great Value Fully Cooked Original …

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Pickford Teen Dies from Crash Injuries

A Pickford teenager has died from injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash on Saturday. Chippewa County Sheriff’s deputies say a car driven by 18-year-old Joshua Patrick Goodell drifted off the side of M-48 southeast of Pickford around 3:30 in the morning, and hit a culvert. The impact threw the …

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DNR Recruiting Conservation Officers

The application window is now open for the next Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officer academy. Conservation officers are certified police officers with authority to enforce all of Michigan’s laws. They focus on laws related to fish and wildlife, state parks, trails and forests, and outdoor recreation activities. They …

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Rock Man Dead in ATV Mishap

A Delta County man died Saturday after his ATV rolled over on his own property near Rock. 84-year-old Charles Edward Dedic was apparently riding alone on his side-by-side when he lost control. He was thrown face down into a water hole, and the ATV landed on top of him. Dedic’s …

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Houghton Schools Pursue Safer Approach Routes

The Houghton-Portage Township School District is looking for ways to make it safer for students who walk and bike to school. Officials are collaborating with the city of Houghton in a Safe Routes to School project. Richelle Winkler from the project team says there’s government cash available… The project team …

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SCOTUS Overturns Michigan Gerrymandering Order

A federal appeals court order that some of Michigan’s legislative districts be redrawn has been overturned by the United States Supreme Court. Writing for the 5-4 majority, Chief Justice John Roberts didn’t clear Michigan Republicans of unfairly setting the boundaries of nearly three dozen districts to give their party the …

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Return North Sign-up Underway

Companies that are looking to hire can now sign up for the MTEC SmartZone’s Return North event. Return North is designed to showcase professional employment opportunities to lure former Copper Country residents back to the region. It will be held November 29th from 3:00 until 5:00 at the Continental Fire …

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Keweenaw County Seeks Public Advice on Development

Keweenaw County is looking for some direction from residents for its economic development efforts. Economic Development Committee Chair Todd Holmstrom says his group has been investigating opportunities for a year. They’ve identified some, but would like to know which ones citizens would be most likely to support. To that end, …

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