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Dianda Speaks Out Against Capitol View Project

State Representative Scott Dianda says the deal to relocate the Michigan Senate offices doesn’t pass the smell test. New information regarding the details of the deal show the Republican-controlled Senate will spend $134 million over the next 30 years for the new offices, and the developer will also manage the …

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Election Workers Have Busy Day Today

For most of us, Election Day consists of a stop at our designated voting location and casting our ballot, then waiting for the results to come in. For those working to bring us those results, today is crunch time. Houghton County Clerk Jennifer Lorenz is spending the day helping local …

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Phones Down At Houghton County Sheriff’s Office

Administrative phone lines that ring into the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office are currently down. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office is informing the public that if you are in need of law enforcement to call 911 or the Negaunee Regional Communications Center at 866-411-0018.

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RSVP To Host “Do It For Daniel” Film Showing

STOP THE STIGMA November 10, 2016       6:30 pm Admission: $5.00 Michigan Technological University Campus, Fisher Hall Room 135 The Do It For Daniel film tells the incredible story of Daniel and how the community of Ishpeming through the Hematite football team rallied to restore hope for all who suffer from …

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Rep. Dianda Demands a Hearing on Capitol View Resolution

From the office of State Representative Scott Dianda: CALUMET — State Representative Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) demands House Republicans immediately take up his resolution (HR 344) for a hearing after new documents released shed light on the purchase agreement between former Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville and a well-connected political contributor …

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New Phone Scam Targets UPPCO Customers

Marquette – Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) is urging customers to be aware of the latest phone scam in which a caller claiming to represent the utility offers a discount if certain questions are answered. Anytime an UPPCO customer receives a suspicious call they should write down information the caller …

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2016 Bear Hunting Season Now Complete

With more than half of Michigan’s counties open to bear hunting, bear harvest is an important management tool to maintain a healthy bear population that is in balance with its habitat. Nearly 6,900 successful bear applicants received bear hunting licenses for staggered hunting seasons that started as early as Sept. …

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