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Plea Agreement Reached In Police Standoff Case

A plea agreement for a Copper City man allegedly involved in a standoff with police has been reached. 64-year-old Jerome Flum appeared in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday. He was arrested in April after refusing to come out of his home for 12-hours, following an earlier incident where police say …

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U.P. Store Sells $1 Million Winning Lotto Ticket

A patron at a Negaunee store is $1 million richer. A lucky Michigan State Lotto player matched five white balls in Friday’s drawing. The player purchased the $1 – Mega Millions ticket at Kassel’s Korner on US–41. At first, store manager Joseph Kassel says he couldn’t believe the news. Kassel …

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2015 MTU Alumni Awards

HOUGHTON — Seven individuals were recognized by the Michigan Technological University Alumni Association at its annual Alumni Dinner and Awards Ceremony Friday evening. The event was the centerpiece of the Alumni Reunion, which began Thursday and ended Saturday. Joseph M. Nowosad, ’87, was the recipient of the evening’s most prestigious …

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Soo Locks Repairs To Take Longer Than Expected

One half of the Soo Locks remains closed and repairs are taking longer than first expected. The MacArthur Lock in Sault Ste. Marie was taken out of service in late July after it was found its gates were not closing properly. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says there is …

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Donald Trump Speaking Tonight in Birch Run

Presidential candidate Donald Trump is making an appearance in Michigan tonight. He’s speaking at the Genesee County and Saginaw County Republican Party’s annual fundraiser. State Representative Tim Kelly, a Saginaw Republican, says regardless of what you think of Trump, his appearance will surely be a money maker. Kelly calls Trump …

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Aspirus Photo Contests Results In Charitable Donations

LAURIUM (August 6, 2015) – A photo contest for the new Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital expansion resulted in contributions to three local charities. Pigs-N-Heat, Glitter in Gold and No Kid Without a Christmas each received $200 from contest entrants whose photos were selected as the top three. The top three photographers …

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