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Forsyth Pair Heading to Federal Court

Two Forsyth Township residents arrested in an UPSET drug bust earlier this month will go to trial in federal court in July. Leanna Lynn Horton and Christopher Wayne Brow have a jury trial in U.S. District Court in Marquette on July 14th. They also have an initial pretrial conference set …

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Road Rage Plea in Iron River

An Iron River man pled guilty to a lesser charge stemming from an alleged road rage incident. 67-year-old Donald Rymkos admitted to attempted fleeing and eluding in the fourth degree May 12. He was originally charged with fleeing in a eluding in the fourth degree. An additional charge of driving …

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Canadian Company Wants DNR Land

A Canadian company has asked the Michigan DNR to sell more than 10,000 acres of state forestland in Mackinac County. Graymont, Incorporated wants to develop a limestone mine on the land in northern Mackinac County near Rexton. The company first approached the DNR about a sale two years ago and …

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Poll Shows Residents Want to Fix Roads With Tax Increase

A new statewide survey suggests Michigan voters are willing to boost their taxes to fix the state’s roads. A year ago only 30% of people were willing to support any kind of tax increase to pay for roads. But this year, according to a poll by Lansing-based Marketing Resource Group, …

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Holiday Weekend Gas Prices

Michigan motorists will find the average gas prices are up this week. AAA Michigan reports the state’s current average is just over $3.75 per gallon, almost 5 cents higher than last week but 11 cents less than this same time last year. The lowest price for regular unleaded in the …

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Teen Jobless Rate Increases

State officials say even though conditions are improving it’s going to be another tough year for teenagers to find a summer job in Michigan. The Department of Technology, Management & Budget says the teen jobless rate this summer is expected to be 26.5%. That’s a 0.6 percent decline from last …

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Beef Recall

A Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria. The USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service announced Monday that the affected Wolverine Packing Company products were produced between March 31 and April 18. The ground beef was shipped to distributors …

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“Senior” Prom at Calumet HS

With the school year winding down, students from Calumet and Lake Linden High Schools held a special event with the senior citizens of the community. A senior prom was held this past Saturday and was organizaed by the student group Teens Who Care. Event Coodinator Sue Fouts talks about how …

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Ishpeming T-Shirt Case Goes to Trial

A trial has been set for the owner of an Ishpeming Township business accused of violating the Michigan Charitable Organizations and Solicitation Act. 40-year-old Scott Martin will go to trial on October 27th for four days in Marquette County Circuit Court. Martin’s business, Martin Sports Apparel, printed and sold T-shirts …

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Holiday Weekend Travel Estimates

Nearly 1.1 million Michiganders are expected to travel for the Memorial Day weekend, a 1.3 percent increase over last year. According to a AAA Michigan, of those, nearly a million travelers will take a road trip, while another 60,000 people will travel by air. The remaining travelers will go by …

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