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Driver Arrested After Crashing Into A Utility Pole

A Calumet woman is facing possible OWI charges after a crash early Sunday morning. Around 12:15am, troopers from the Calumet Post responded to a one-car personal injury accident. Police say a 56-year-old woman was driving southbound on US-41 near Haus Street in Kearsarge when her vehicle went off the roadway …

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Road Being Repainted In Ontonagon

Motorists on M-64 later this week may encounter a bridge project in Ontonagon County. Wednesday through Friday, contractors for the Michigan Department of Transportation will be performing warranty paint work on the bridge over the Potato River, about 4 miles west of Ontonagon. This work will require lane closures under …

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All Power Back On, UPPCO Says

The statement from UPPCO: Shortly after 5 p.m. this evening Upper Peninsula Power Company completed restoration of power.  A few residences are in need of electrical work before power can come back on. UPPCO thanks its customers and the public for their patience as our line crews and other employees …

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Davis Named KNHP Superintendent

Wyndeth Davis, a 27-year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS), has been selected as the Superintendent of Keweenaw National Historical Park. Davis is currently the Associate Manager for Interpretive Planning at the NPS Harpers Ferry Design Center in West Virginia. She begins the new assignment on September 4, 2016. …

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Michigan Tech Closing at 1 p.m. Today

Michigan Tech is closing at 1 p.m. today, Friday, July 22, due to a power outage necessary to assess and repair a transformer problem in Daniell Heights. There was a campus-wide power outage at approximately 4 a.m. today. Facilities Management crews traced the outage to a fault in a transformer …

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