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No State Budget Set

State lawmakers in Lansing adjourned for the week yesterday without fully completing the state budget for next year. However, significant progress toward that end has been made. First of all, the Governor, the Speaker of the House and the Senate Majority Leader have reached agreement on an overall budget target. …

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Free Fishing Weekend

This weekend is a special one in Michigan for fishing enthusiasts. On Saturday and Sunday, everyone in Michigan will be permitted to fish without a license. The two days make up Free Fishing Weekend, an annual effort to promote Michigan’sw world-class fishing opportunities. While many will head out to fish …

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Two Dead in Motorcycle Accident

A man and woman are dead after their motorcycle was struck by a Ryder truck yesterday afternoon in Ishpeming. Ishpeming Police responded to the crash at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and U.S. 41 around 1:20 p.m. Police say when they arrived on scene both driver and his female passenger …

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White Pine Man Extradited from Ohio

Michigan State Police troopers from the Wakefield Post returned a wanted fugitive to Michigan Monday. 37-year-old Jeremy Todd Rollins of White Pine was arrested and held in Dayton, Ohio on a felony warrant for operating or maintaining a meth lab that was issued out of the Gogebic County Courthouse on …

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Iron River Man Sentenced on Road Rage Incident

An Iron River man will spend eight months on probation after a road rage incident this winter. 67-year-old Donald Rymkos was sentenced to 15 days in jail with credit for three served. In lieu of serving time in jail, Rymkos can complete 24 days of community service. He pled guilty …

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Wisconsin Pair Sentenced on Meth Charges

Two Wisconsin residents were sentenced in Gogebic County Circuit Court Tuesday after pleading guilty to meth charges. 27-year-old James Kolehmainen of Hurley, will spend one year in jail and 18 months on probation. His co-defendant, 23-year-old Rebecca Cyr, also of Hurley, will spend nine months in jail and 18 months on …

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MTU Summer Science Camps

This month, Michigan Tech will be holding two summer science camps for elementary school students. The camps will be held at the Nara Nature Park as well as the Great Lakes Research Center. The three-day camps will be from 9am to 4pm on June 17th to the 19th and the …

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GM To Release Internal Study

General Motors is getting set to release the results of its internal investigation into the automaker’s delay in recalling millions of small cars. The report coming out this morning is expected to clear GM Chief Executive Mary Barra of any wrongdoing. GM dragged its feet in recalling about two-and-a-half million …

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New Cyber Revenge Bill Approved

The State Senate has approved legislation that would make cyber revenge a crime. Cyber revenge is the distribution of sexually graphic images of an individual without their consent, as well as posting online images originally obtained with consent within the context of a private relationship. The two-bill package would make …

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Summer Mine Tours

Tours of two of the U.P.’s prominent mining operations are once again being offered this summer. A guided tour of a working iron ore mine and processing plant in Marquette County will be available as Cliffs Natural Resources will open its facilities to visitors. The tour allow visitors to view …

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