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Snowmobiler Hurt in Marquette County Crash

A snowmobile rider was hurt in a crash on Thursday afternoon in Marquette County. Marquette County sheriff’s deputies were called to Trail 8 in Sands Township, at the railroad tracks south of Station Road. Deputies report that 25-year-old Lucas Arledge of Gahanna, Ohio was westbound, and was unable to stop …

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UPDATED – Two Jailed After Trimountain Drug Bust

Two Houghton County residents are facing drug distribution charges. During a two-month investigation, detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team say they purchased methamphetamine from the pair. That led to a search warrant that was used to raid a home on Sixth Avenue in Trimountain this morning, where they …

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Markkanen Appointed to House Local Government Committee

State Representative Greg Markkanen has been appointed to serve on the House Local Government and Municipal Finance Committee this year. Markkanen is a former member of the Hancock City Council. The committee typically handles municipal government issues related to budgeting, financial liabilities, zoning, local authority, public safety and planning. In …

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Baraga Sheriff Seeks Recent Crime Victims

The Baraga County Sheriff’s Department is looking for people who are missing some valuables. Deputies are investigating a series of breaking and enterings. Some merchandise that may have been stolen has been recovered. If you live in Baraga County, and are missing items such as sports memorabilia, power tools, antiques …

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C&H Employee Records To Be Digitized

Michigan Tech is receiving nearly a quarter-million dollars to digitize the employee records of the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company. The $240,014 grant comes from the Council on Library and Information Resources. Tech Archives will digitize the records, add metadata so they can be searched, and integrate them into the …

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Bergman Votes Against House War Powers Resolution

Accusing Democrats of not being serious, Congressman Jack Bergman voted against the War Powers Resolution passed by the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday. The Watersmeet Republican called the resolution “dangerous,” and accused Democrats of putting Americans at risk. The resolution calls on President Donald Trump “to terminate the use of …

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UPPCO Warns of Scam

Another day, another scam. This time, the caution comes from the Upper Peninsula Power Company, which is warning consumers that fraudsters are pretending to be UPPCO representatives. Spokesman Brett French says they’ve fielded complaints from customers who have received calls demanding immediate payment, often in the form of gift cards …

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DNR Ends Expanded Brookie Catch Program

A program that allowed expanded catches of brook trout in 31 Upper Peninsula streams has ended. Yesterday, the Department of Natural Resources Commission voted to stop the experimental regulation, effective immediately. The daily limit, which had been set at 10 fish, will reset to the five fish limit in effect …

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