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MSHDA Director Resigns Amid Controversey

Michigan State Housing Development Authority Director Scott Woosley has resigned. The resignation comes on the heels of a newspaper report regarding his personal reimbursements as head of the authority. According to those documents, the MSHDA leader has submitted tens of thousands of dollars in bills, including those for expensive meals, …

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Tigers Lose Marathon – Monday Sports Wrap

Tigers Lose Marathon The Tigers blew a five-run lead, and fell to the Blue Jays 6-5 in 19 innings yesterday. Detroit scored all its runs through the first four innings. David Price pitched shutout ball into the sixth, when he gave up a two-run homer to Dioner Navarro. After the …

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MTU Alumni Weekend

Michigan Tech’s Alumni weekend is underway and along with guided tours, there is a lot to do for those returning to the campus. Class gatherings will take place this morning at 10 o’clock at the Memorial Union Building for the classes of 74, 84, 89, 94 and 2004. Later on, …

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MTU Celebrates Ford Center Anniversary

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Ford Motor Company’s gift of the village of Alberta to Michigan Tech University, a car show and a variety of programs will be presented this weekend as a part of Michigan Tech’s Alumni Weekend. The tours and programs will cover the history …

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Three Arrested in Heroin and Meth Bust

Three suspects have been arrested on drug charges in Ironwood. According to the Hurley Police Department, Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team officials say they executed a search warrant at 248 W. Larch Street and uncovered heroin, methamphetamine, and several other controlled substances. Following the search, three suspects were taken into custody: …

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Breaking and Entering Suspects to be Arraigned

Two Gogebic County breaking and entering suspects are out on $1,000 bonds following their arrest Wednesday night. Troopers from the Wakefield Post of the Michigan State Police apprehended a 25-year-old Ramsey man and a 27-year-old Bessemer man after executing search warrants at two separate residences in Gogebic County. The suspects …

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Watersmeet Declines School Funding

Six Michigan schools are in line to receive funding to help them transition to a year-round format, one of which is in the U.P. However, the Watersmeet Township School District will not be using the $709,000 they were awarded. The district first learned of the grant shortly before the May …

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MI Declines in Unemployment Claims

First-time claims for unemployment benefits are way down in the US this week, and Michigan led the way among the states with the sharpest declines. The U-S Labor Department reports 289,000 people across the country filed claims last week. That’s 14,000 fewer than the previous week’s adjusted total of 303,000. …

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Warren Mayor to Challenge Prop 1

There weren’t many vocal opponents of Proposal 1 leading up to Tuesday’s election but one critic says he will challenge it in court. Warren Mayor Jim Fouts says he will file a lawsuit to prevent it from taking effect. Proposal 1, which voters passed this week, would gradually eliminate the personal …

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Primary Election Recap

There will be a new Houghton county commissioner in District 1 as Tom Tikkanen was defeated by Eugene Londo in yesterday’s primary election. Londo will take on Rick Kasprzak in the general election with the only other race among the Houghton County commissioners being between Tony Pintar and Mark Kempainen …

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