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Pistons Rout Lakers – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school hockey tonight… – Calumet welcomes Negaunee. Our pregame coverage will begin around 7:00 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com – Hancock skates at Marquette. – L’Anse travels to Kingsford. In girls basketball tonight… – Houghton welcomes Ontonagon. …

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UPSET Makes Another Drug Bust In Houghton County

A South Range man is facing five felony drug charges after being arrested in Houghton County. On Tuesday, detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) conducted an investigation that led to the arrest of 24 year old Charles Lester Knuckles. The suspect was arrested at his residence in South …

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Winter Carnival’s All-Nighter Begins Today

Music, food, fun and of course plenty of snow, are in store as Michigan Tech’s annual Winter Carnival officially gets underway today with the legendary All-nighter. This year’s theme is “Snow Cascades Across the Decades.” Blue Key Honor Society President Brad Torni says Carnival comes just in time. Events will …

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Hancock Middle School Takes Part In Garbology Study

Hancock Public Schools are digging into the numbers–and the trash–to find out how much garbage is being thrown away that could have been recycled. It’s part of a study spearheaded by the Copper Country Recycling Initiative to teach these middle school students about recycling and to share the data with …

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Copperwood Exploratory Drilling Begins In Gogebic County

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has issued a use permit to Orvana Resources U.S. Corp. – a subsidiary of Highland Copper – to conduct exploratory drilling on a 1-mile-square piece of property situated along the westernmost edge of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Gogebic County. The exploratory drilling began …

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First Of Three Robbery Suspects Appear In Court

One of the suspects in the robbery of Northwoods Sporting Goods in Hancock appeared for a pretrial in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday. 19-year-old Jake Hugall had waived his arraignment in circuit court so a plea of Not Guilty was entered on his behalf. A plea agreement is expected to …

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Two Trials Set For Atlantic Mine Drug Suspect

An Atlantic Mine man has two trials scheduled in the coming months. 47-year-old Steven John Ruotsala appeared in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday for a pretrial regarding a felony domestic violence 3rd offense charge. His attorney indicated he may make a motion concerning an evidentiary issue in the case, dealing …

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