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MTU Men’s Hoops Wins, but Women Fall – Monday Sports Wrap

Finlandia Both Finlandia basketball teams suffered losses at Wisconsin-Platteville yesterday. The men’s squad fell 112-49, and the women lost 78-44. GLIAC The MTU women’s basketball team close the GLIAC/GLVC Crossover with a 75-71 loss to William Jewell College yesterday afternoon. Baillie McGirk had 15 points. Northern Michigan University’s women’s team lost …

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Two Arrested on Drug Charges in Baraga County

Two Zeba residents were arrested on drug charges Thursday along US-41, south of L’Anse. Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team say they had been investigating the pair for four months. On Thursday, the suspects were driving on US-41 south of L’Anse, when their vehicle slid off the icy …

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Escanaba Man Seriously Hurt in Crash

A 51-year-old Escanaba man was badly injured in a two-vehicle crash in Delta County Friday morning. State Police troopers say a pickup truck that was southbound on M-69 near 14th Road in Ford River Township crossed the center line, and crashed head-on into a northbound sedan. The driver of the …

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Highland Copper Issues Optimistic White Pine Report

Highland Copper’s latest report on potential operations at White Pine projects that the mine could produce more than a million tons of copper, and 31-million ounces of silver. The company recently released its Preliminary Economic Assessment. It projects start-up costs at around a half-billion dollars, and closure costs of around …

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Salvation Army Toy Drive Tomorrow

The Salvation Army is holding a Christmas Toy Drive tomorrow. The drive will take place at the Houghton Walmart store. Shoppers will receive a list of suggested items, which they can purchase and drop off with Salvation Army volunteers as they leave the store. Those who will not be visiting …

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Public Vote for Hancock Marijuana Sales?

Should the future of recreational marijuana in Hancock be decided by city voters? That was one of the suggestions that came out of the informational meeting held by the city council last night. Mayor Paul Lavine was open to it… While 57 percent of city voters supported the statewide proposal …

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