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Atlantic Mine Drug Suspect Arraigned

One of the two suspects arrested by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team earlier this week was arraigned Wednesday afternoon in Houghton County District Court. 52-year-old Anthony James Vancato of Atlantic Mine is charged with one count of possession of meth or ecstasy. Vancato was arrested at a residence in …

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Tigers Win Walk-Off – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school football tonight… – Hancock plays at Ironwood – that game was recently moved from tomorrow night to tonight. Hear the broadcast on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. – Calumet entertains Negaunee. – Baraga visits Ontonagon. – Ewen-Trout …

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Door-To-Door Scam In Houghton County

Houghton County residents are being warned of a local door to door scam. Houghton County Sheriff Brian McLean says their department is investigating complaints of a white female suspect who has reportedly been going door to door asking for cash, checks or returnable cans and bottles, saying the money will …

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Police & Truck Drivers Come Together For Safety

Trucks carrying heavy loads pose a risk to everyone if safety regulations are not followed. That’s why it’s important for them to know what those regulations are and what officers are looking for in the event they get pulled over. A truck traffic safety meeting was held in Houghton to …

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Beartown Victims Come Home

The two Beartown Firefighters killed in a traffic crash near Minneapolis returned home to a solemn welcome this (Tuesday) afternoon. The motorcade carrying the bodies of 25-year-old Alan Swartz and 23-year-old James Shelifoe Jr., left Minnesota around 7:30 Eastern Daylight Time this morning. Firefighters in communities all along the route joined …

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Snyder Orders Flags Lowered for Beartown Crash Victims

Flags at state government buildings will be lowered to half-staff for two days to honor the two Beartown Firefighters killed in Saturday’s crash in Minnesota. Here is the statement from Governor Rick Snyder’s office: Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Wednesday, August …

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Beartown Firefighters Relief Fund Established

This press release was put out by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community on Tuesday, August 3o: An account has established for the fundraising efforts and donations received to assist the families of the decreased and injured Beartown Firefighters. The Beartown Firefighter Relief Fund has been set up at the Superior …

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