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Fatal Snowmobile Accident By Lake Gogebic

A snowmobiler is dead following an accident in Ontonagon County. The Ontonagon County Sheriff Office says the accident happened on Lake Gogebic around 2:30am Thursday. 46-year-old Jill Swarts of Gretna, Nebraska was reportedly traveling south on the west shore of Lake Gogebic, 150 yards south of the Ontonagon County park. …

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Marquette Physician’s License Revoked for Sexual Contact with Patients

December 27, 2018 – The Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery revoked the medical license of Jonathan Gale Robertson and fined the licensee $100,000 at its December 6, 2018 meeting for having sexual contact with patients. The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) initially served an order summarily suspending the medical license of Robertson for allegations of criminal …

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Snowmobilers Asked To Help Maintain Goodwill

Here in the Keweenaw, quiet snowmobiling is a goal for Michigan Tech Students who compete every year to build cleaner and quieter sleds, but many riders prefer a louder snowmobile, and it’s something that has prompted the DNR to reach out to snowmobilers and ask them to quite down. “A …

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Houghton County Fair Submits Year End Report

Attendance at the 2018 Houghton County Fair was down this year after heavy rain kept many people away on the Friday of the 4-day fair, according to the fair’s year end report. Attendance was estimated to be 19,782, down from 22,886 in 2017, but apart from Friday, the other three …

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DNR Graduates 24 New Conservation Officers

Twenty-four new conservation officers have joined the ranks of some of the most highly trained law enforcement professionals in Michigan. One of the most selective law enforcement academies in Michigan, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Academy held graduation December 21, 2018 at the Michigan State Police Training Academy in …

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Legislature Grants Planning Authorization for Michigan Tech’s H-STEM Complex

Michigan Tech will seek final approval for construction and renovation projects to house integrated engineering and science educational programs to improve the human condition. In Lansing today, the Michigan Legislature granted planning authorization for Michigan Technological University’s H-STEM Engineering and Health Technologies Complex. Part of the University’s five-year capital outlay plan and …

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