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Wolf Hunt Opponents to Protest in Lansing

Opponents of a wolf hunt in Michigan will be at the Capitol in Lansing Wednesday to urge lawmakers to vote ‘no’ on a citizen’s initiative that effectively would allow a wolf hunt in Michigan to continue. The group “Keep Michigan Wolves Protected” want state House members to vote no on …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Gwinn

A woman is dead and a man is facing charges after a motorcycle accident in Gwinn early Saturday morning. The Forsyth Township Police Department said the accident happened just after 2 a.m. Saturday near The Happy Hour Bar. Police say the operator of the motorcycle, William Toyra Jr. was allegedly …

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Logging Accident in Gogebic County

A Wisconsin man is recovering from injuries after a weekend logging accident in Ironwood Township. The Goegbic County Sheriff’s Department says it happened at about 11 a.m. Central time Sunday. 24-year-old Kory Ofstad of Saxon, Wisconsin was working near the intersection of Lake Road and Upper Powers Road when a …

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Epinephrine Training for Teachers

Michigan educators are being trained this month on the use of epinephrine injectors to treat students suffering from severe and potentially life-threatening allergic reactions. Lawmakers earlier this year voted to require all public schools to have two of the EpiPens and two staff members able to administer the dosage starting …

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Win a Tour Atop the Mackinac Bridge

Mackinac Bridge lovers will have a chance to win a special tour of the bridge. MDOT is holding its third annual “Tell Us Your Story” promotion by asking the public to share their Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk experiences on social media. One person will be chosen at random and …

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Houghton County Fair Recap

Although the sun peeked in and out throughout the entire weekend, many are calling this year’s Houghton County Fair a success. Final numbers won’t be available until later today, but according to fair officials, as of Saturday night, attendance was 5 to 10% lower than it has been on average …

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Former Keweenaw Commissioner Stubenrauch Passes Away

Former Keweenaw County Commissioner Frank Stubenrauch has died. Stubenrauch spent 22 years on the Keweenaw County Board, including five years as chair. As an educator, he taught at the Gay School and the Arvon Township School… then served as superintendent of the Copper City and Centennial Schools, before finishing his …

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MTU To Partner With Central Mich. for Doctorate Program

If you ever wanted to take one of the strongest physical therapy programs in the country, that opportunity is now available at Michigan Tech. In partnership with Central Michigan University, Tech students will now be able to earn a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from CMU, one of the strongest …

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Gubernatorial Candidates Set

The gubernatorial candidates and their running mates are now officially set for the statewide election in November. Both the Republican and Democratic parties held their statewide party conventions over the weekend where they solidified their tickets for the general election. On the GOP side, Governor Rick Snyder will again run …

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Cancer Prevention Lags in Michigan

Michigan is falling short in its efforts to prevent cancer by failing to do such things as imposing limits on tanning booths and providing state funding for early screening of cancer. That’s according to a report released this week by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. The complaints come …

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