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Boaters Reminded To Be Aware Of Debris

Now that COVID-19 restrictions have been loosened, and the weather has improved, more Michiganders are back in their boats. Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy and the High Water Action Team are urging boaters to be mindful of debris in the water, as Michigan is again, experiencing record …

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Michigan In Need Of Election Workers

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is looking for Michiganders to be MVP’s in the team sport of democracy. With less than two months before the August 4th primary election, recruiting efforts have been successful, with nearly 2,100 workers out of 75 of Michigan’s 83 counties. Benson went on to say …

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Suspected Meth Lab In Marquette Township

A suspected meth lab is now out of business in Marquette Township. On June 10th, approximately 7:30pm, the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team was called to assist State Troopers from the Negaunee Post at the scene of a suspected meth lab at the Whetstone Apartments in Marquette Township. When the …

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Houghton County Looking For Election Inspectors

If you’ve ever dreamed of being an election inspector, Houghton County is the place to be. Houghton County is in need of election inspectors for the upcoming August and November elections. Training is provided, and the positions are paid. Contact your city or township Clerk’s office, for more information. 

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Isle Royale Allowing Overnight Anchoring

Isle Royale National park is now allowing boaters to anchor overnight in the Lake Superior waters of the park. While the waters surrounding Isle Royale have been open for fishing all Spring, anchoring overnight, was suspended until now. In order to anchor overnight, boaters will need a permit, and will …

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Houghton City Council Update

Houghton’s city budget for 2021 has been approved. This from their City Council meeting last night. City Manager Eric Waara spoke of some of what the Department of Public Works is doing. Since the last council meeting, Houghton’s Police Department responded to 95 calls, made one felony arrest, 11 misdemeanor …

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