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Fish Will Not Be Resentenced

He will not be resentenced–that was the decision of a Baraga County Circuit Court judge on a Wisconsin man currently serving time in prison. 49-year-old Bernard Fish was convicted of multiple felonies, including Armed Robbery in 2014. The Michigan Court of Appeals earlier this year upheld Fish’s conviction, but remanded …

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VA to Host Veteran Town Halls

IRON MOUNTAIN – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center will be hosting a five Veteran Town Halls in the western Upper Peninsula August 15-17, 2016.  Veteran Town Halls will be held on Monday, August 15, at the Windsor Center in Iron River at 11 a.m. (CT) and at the …

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DNR Can’t Confirm Cougar Sighting In Marquette County

Trekker is back and apparently he’s roaming around Marquette County. Several reports were made recently of a cougar on Iron Ore Heritage Trail near Stoneville Road in Ishpeming. Experts at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources say they can’t confirm the sighting. They add that residents who believe they have …

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Plane Crash Kills Two In Marquette County

UPDATE: 11:39am 7/19/16 The names of the two people killed in Monday’s plane crash have been released. Michigan State Police say 49-year old Dean Honkala and 48-year-old William Brewer, both from Ishpeming, were the occupants–although it remains undetermined who was piloting the plane. The crash happened around 8:00pm Monday in Ely …

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Snyder Views Gogebic County Storm Damage

Progress is being made to recover from damage caused by massive storms in Gogebic County that struck just over one week ago. Governor Rick Snyder paid a visit to the area on Monday to assess the damage. Snyder described it as a once-in-a-lifetime storm. Snyder issued a Declaration of Disaster …

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Casperson Says There’s No Excuse For “War On Cops”

As the so-called “War on Cops” escalates across the nation, lawmakers in Michigan are joining community members in expressing support for law enforcement. State Senator Tom Casperson says there can be no tolerance for violence against police officers. Casperson believes that grievances between the community and those in law enforcement …

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