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DNA Tests On U.P. Cougars Support DNR Theory

Genetic testing on tissue samples from two cougars poached in the Upper Peninsula shows the two animals likely came from a population found generally in South Dakota, Wyoming and northwest Nebraska. “This genetic research lines up with what we’ve presumed previously, that cougars found in the Upper Peninsula are males …

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Donations Being Accepted For Annual Coat Giveaway

Winters can be brutally cold in the Copper Country, imagine not having a good coat? The New Beginnings Angel Mission is once again collecting donations of warm coats, hats, gloves, boots and other winter apparel for people of all ages. Store Co-Director Terry Bazin says they’ve been doing this for …

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New KNHP Superintendent Introduced

The Keweenaw National Historical Park has someone new at the helm. 27-year-veteran of the National Park Service Wyndeth Davis is the new Superintendent of the Keweenaw National Historical Park. She gave her first report to the Advisory Council at their quarterly meeting…showing she is already becoming heavily involved in the …

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Severe Flooding In Marquette County

As of 7:00 a.m. heavy flooding has been reported along the Chocolay River in Marquette County impacting residents and closing roads. The following roads have been impacted by the flooding: US-41 is closed between Heidtman Rd. and Yalmer Rd. Southbound US-41 traffic is being routed down County Road 480.  Northbound …

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Candidates Appear In 1st Congressional District Forum

The race for the first congressional district continues as Republican Jack Bergman, Libertarian Diane Bostow, and Democrat Lon Johnson participated in a debate in Marquette. With Election Day getting closer, voters were given the chance to hear the candidates in person, rather than following the political advertisements that are shown …

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Trail Camera Stolen, Suspect Caught On 2nd Camera

An Upper Peninsula man is asking for help in identifying the person who stole his trail camera. Ishpeming resident Fred Torreano says he placed his equipment on his family’s hunting property in Marquette County. The camera was reportedly stolen around 7pm on October 8th in Negaunee Township. The male suspect …

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