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Ontonagon Man Arrested For Felonious Assault

Thursday night around 9:00pm, the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 25 year old Ontonagon man on charges of Felonious assault, Resist & Obstruct, Malicious Destruction of Property and Probation Violation. The arrest resulted from a call that an individual was assaulted by the suspect at knife point. No further details …

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3rd Quarter Financial Results Released For Local Mines

Two mining companies with operations in Marquette County announced their third quarter financial results this week. Cliffs Natural Resources officials said the company recorded a net loss of $28 million over the quarter, compared to a net income of $6 million at this time last year. The company attributes a …

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Diwali Night is Saturday

The Indian Students Association at Michigan Technological University presents its annual Diwali Night Dinner and Performance Saturday. Diwali is one of the biggest festivals in India, and is celebrated based on a mythological event where good wins over evil. The celebration begins with the Diwali Dinner at the Memorial Union …

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New Day & Time For Treat Street

Treat Street in downtown Houghton is going to be a little different this year. The 8th annual event will still feature many of the businesses passing out candy and the haunted house at the city center. But instead of being on Friday, the event has been moved to Saturday. Lt. …

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Houghton Considers Creating Redevelopment Ready District

The City of Houghton is considering establishing a new zoning district. On Tuesday, the Planning Commission decided to recommend the creation a Redevelopment Ready District. The R-4 zoning designation would be for areas where redevelopment could occur to renovate or replace existing buildings. Houghton City Manager Eric Waara said the …

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Winter Parking Restrictions Begin Nov. 1st

Snow will be here before you know it, but local parking bans will go into effect even sooner. Most municipalities begin their Winter Parking Restrictions on November 1st. Houghton Police Chief John Donnelly said they are starting to issue warnings to remind people not to park in the streets or …

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