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Small Plane Crash at Sawyer

The pilot of a single engine Cessna is safe this morning after his plane crashed at Sawyer International Airport yesterday afternoon. A single pilot occupied the plane at the time of the crash. The plane veered off the runway when taking off from the tarmac. The pilot escaped from the …

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Gas Prices to Increase

This week, you’d better fill up your car’s gas tank. Gas prices are starting to move higher in Michigan after dropping to the fourth-lowest prices in the nation. GasBuddy.com analyst Patrick DeHaan says the state was overdue for an increase and prices are expected to move up by about 20 …

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Widespread Flu in Michigan

Michigan is among 43 states where the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says flu is widespread. The CDC says 21 people in the U.S. have died this flu season, including six children who died of the illness last week. While in Michigan, the state Department of Community Health reports, …

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E-Cig Bill on Governor’s Desk

A package of bills that would prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors was formally presented Friday to Governor Rick Snyder, but Snyder’s office is giving no indication of whether those bills will be vetoed as he has previously hinted. The Governor has previously sided with health care groups who …

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Free Ice Fishing Next Month

If you’ve never been ice fishing, state wildlife officials want you to give it a try next month – for free. The Department of Natural Resources says everyone in Michigan – including residents and non-residents – can fish without a license February 14-15, though all other fishing regulations still apply. …

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Moilanen Back in Court

The man accused of a stabbing back in September will appear in court in this afternoon. Paul Moilanen is scheduled to appear in Houghton County Circuit Court today for his pretrial hearing. He is being charged with the second-degree murder of 48-year-old Marcy LaVigne, and the attempted murder of LaVigne’s …

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Houghton Dems Support Energy Effciency

The Houghton Democratic Party is on record in support of energy efficiency in the U.P. During their final meeting of 2014, they passes two proposals dealing with the energy needs of the local area. The first was to encourage the Michigan legislature to pass a bill designed to strengthen the …

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Rescue Mission at Little Bay De Noc

Two people were rescued after falling through the ice on Lake Michigan over the weekend in Delta County. The Gladstone Public Safety Department says the two, whose identities were not released, were operating an all-terrain vehicle Saturday when the craft fell though the ice on Little Bay De Noc off …

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Great Ski Season So Far at Mont Ripley

When Hancock was named one of the snowiest cities in the country, it was great news for those who frequent the hills at Mont Ripley. This year did not bring in as much as snow as last year, but general manager Nick Sirdenis said heavy snowfall in mid-November forced them …

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Careful When Signing Up for Gyms

Losing weight is probably the most common New Year’s resolution, so Michigan’s Attorney General is urging consumers to use caution when signing up for health club and fitness center memberships. Attorney General Bill Schuette says his office’s Consumer Protection Division received 61 complaints from Michigan consumers against health clubs and …

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