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Republicans Want Ad Off TV

Michigan Republicans are asking television stations to pull a new ad from the Democratic Governors Association that insists Governor Rick Snyder cut $1 billion from K-12 schools. During a conference call yesterday arranged by the Michigan Republican Party, state Representative Pete Lund called the claim “an outright lie.” And Governor …

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Chelsey LaFernier Memorial Walk

The annual Chelsey LaFernier Memorial Walk to End Domestic Violence will be held in Baraga tomorrow. Chelsey LaFernier was murdered by her abusive partner in 2009. The walk will begin at 1 o’clock at the intersection of McGillan Street and Lyons Avenue, near where she lived. It will end at …

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More Testimony in Fish Trial

The Watton armed robbery trial has now gone three days in Baraga County Circuit Court. Bernard Fish is accused of robbing two men at gunpoint at their home last year while pretending to be a U.S. Marshal. The house did had a surveillance camera system and Baraga County Prosecutor Joseph …

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Ontonagon Man to Face Jail Time for Forgery

An Ontonagon man will spend up to seven years in prison after he accepted money for a construction job he did not complete. 46-year-old Bruce Sever was sentenced in Delta County Circuit court Wednesday to between 2 to 6 years on a forgery charge and between 2 to 7 1/2 …

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Tundra Swan Shot in Baraga County

Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are seeking information regarding a tundra swan that was illegally shot and killed in Baraga County during the last weekend of September. The tundra swan was found in the vicinity of Burns Lake near the village of Alberta. Tundra swans are a protected, …

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Record Attendance at Copper Peak Adventure

With beautiful fall colors becoming more and more prevalent, the Western Hemisphere’s only ski flying hill his breaking attendance records. 5,800 visitors have come to the Copper Peak Adventure ride in Ironwood so far this year, about 1,000 more than in previous years. The ride had 500 riders last Saturday. …

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Deer Population Down

Bow hunting season is officially underway in the state of Michigan, but it looks like the cold temperatures from this winter could have an effect on the deer population. In fact, the Department of Natural Resources says the last two winters have significantly decreased the deer population across the Upper …

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No Vote for Lawmakers on Pot

While local communities around the state continue to support the adult usage of marijuana in small amounts that so far has not produced any votes in the Michigan House to decriminalize grass on a statewide basis. Earlier this year, Republican Mike Shirkey of Grass Lake raised the hopes of pro-marijuana …

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New Job for Scott MacInnes

Former Houghton City Manager Scott MacInnes has a new job title. He will now be working for the Michigan Municipal League as the Northern Field consultant. The role will have MacInnes assist municipalities in the U.P. and act as a liaison for the League. MacInnes adds that many of his …

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Fall Career Fair at Michigan Tech

MTU students are breathing a sigh of relief after going through countless interviews in hopes of landing their next big job. Over 300 companies from across the country packed the Student Development Complex at Michigan Tech for the university’s job fair Tuesday. Students double and triple checked their resumes and …

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