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Plea Deal Being Discussed For Heroin Suspect

A case against a Detroit man accused of delivering and manufacturing heroin in Lake Linden continues. 25 year-old Breon Garner appeared in Houghton County Circuit Court Friday. Garner was originally arrested in March following a warranted search by UPSET detectives of a residence in Lake Linden. The defense said a …

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Planned Power Outage In L’Anse

A planned power outage is taking place today in the L’Anse area. Upper Peninsula Power Company says the planned outage is necessary to perform maintenance on equipment owned and operated by American Transmission Company to improve electric reliability and safety. Electrical service will be shut off between 8am and noon. …

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Tigers Fall Late to Bosox – Saturday Sports Wrap

MLB The Boston Red Sox scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, and came from behind to defeat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 Friday night. Detroit built an early lead, thanks to home runs by Nicholas Castellanos and Mikie Mahtook. Jordan Zimmermann turned in a quality start, allowing …

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Natural Resources Commission Meets In Houghton

As part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Natural Resources Commission meets once a month to regulate and discuss topics like animal populations and ethical hunting practices. The NRC met in Houghton on Thursday on the campus of Michigan Tech. DNR Director Keith Creagh says it is important …

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2017 Bernard F. Gaffney Memorial Scholarship Recipients Announced

Houghton, Michigan—The 2017 Bernard F. Gaffney Memorial Scholarships were presented Thursday, May 25 at the Houghton High School Senior Honors Banquet. Harkin Massopust, Abigail Mauno, and Carly Ronis were each awarded scholarships totaling $5,600. Harkin will be attending Michigan State University and plans to study linguistics. Abigail will attend Michigan …

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Finlandia University named a 2017 Best Value School

Finlandia University is one of 80 schools nationwide to be recognized by University Research & Review as a 2017 Best Value School. “We work extremely hard to make sure Finlandia University remains affordable to people of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Midwest as a whole,” said Director of Student …

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Roadwork Begins In Ontonagon & Gogebic County

If you’re heading down to Ontonagon or Gogebic County, there’s some roadwork you’ll want to watch out for. The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $5 million to chip seal 52 miles of roadway on M-64 south from M-28 to US-2, M-64 north from M-28 to the M-107 junction at …

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