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MI Gas Prices Rise on Refinery Troubles

Refinery problems at a BP facility in Indiana are already resulting in higher gas prices in Michigan. Gasbuddy.com’s Patrick Dehann says the refinery issue is causing prices to rise and they could go up as much as 30 cents per gallon in the short term. The BP refinery is the …

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Trump In Michigan

Donald Trump brought his campaign to Michigan Tuesday. An enthusiastic crowd of more than 2,000 packed into the Birch Run Expo Center to hear Trump speak. The GOP front-runner talked about bringing jobs back to the U.S., strengthening the military and building a wall along the Mexican/U.S. border to curb …

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B&E Suspect Pleads No Contest

A L’Anse man could be headed to prison as part of a plea agreement in his case. 49-year-old Camiel Vanhaecke pled “No Contest” in Houghton County Circuit Court Monday to breaking and entering a camp in Duncan Township in June. The police report said a generator and other items were taken …

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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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