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Superior AmeriCorps Continues To Receive Funding

[HOUGHTON, MI August 8, 2017—] BHK Child Development Center, the fiscal agency for Superior AmeriCorps, was awarded another three years of funding to continue running the local AmeriCorps program. Superior AmeriCorps first received funding in 1997, and has been in continuous operation since then. It is one of the longest standing …

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New Hunting Regulations Approved To Slow CWD Spread

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission is looking to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease with a new series of deer hunting regulations. The action came after months of commission members and Department of Natural Resources staff hearing from hunters, residents and others interested in the long-term health of the …

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UP Man Hit By Cement Truck

A Marquette County man is recovering after being hit by a cement truck Thursday. Troopers from the Negaunee State Police Post responded to the accident around 10am on M-95 near Witch Lake in Republic Township. 49-year-old Dean Lindblom of Quinnesec was walking along the road when he was struck by …

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UPSET Detectives Arrest Suspected Meth Dealer

A suspected crystal meth dealer is under arrest in Iron County. On Wednesday, detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team executed a search warrant at a residence on Oswald Street in the village of Crystal Falls. Over 40 grams of crystal meth as well as evidence of drug distribution …

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FEMA Won’t Help Individual Flood Victims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will not be providing assistance for individuals in Houghton, Gogebic, and Menominee Counties following the June flooding. US Senator Gary Peters issued a statement Thursday following the denial of individual assistance though FEMA had previously declared these areas eligible to receive assistance through the Public …

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Abandoned Meth Lab Found In Adams Township

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene of an abandoned meth lab near Baltic on Wednesday. The abandoned lab was located by workers in the area cutting trees along the power lines. The workers located the lab within the confines of a concrete tunnel near the old …

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Michigan Tech To Unveil New Freshwater Testbed

The unveiling of the Maritime Autonomy Research Site (MARS), the first freshwater testbed of its kind in the world, will take place at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10 at Michigan Technological University’s Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC). The unveiling of MARS coincides with the launch of the Smart Ships Coalition, designed to study …

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