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Wadaga Acquitted on Embezzlement Charge

Wadaga Acquitted on Embezzlement Charge – May 23, 2014 – Todd VanDyke A former Baraga Village Treasurer has been acquitted of charges that she embezzled money from a L’Anse business. Cynthia Wadaga had been accused of stealing more than $20,000 from First Choice Auto Body while she was doing their …

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UPEDA to Meet in Houghton

UPEDA to Meet in Houghton – May 23, 2014 – Todd VanDyke The Upper Peninsula Economic Development Alliance is meeting in Houghton today. The keynote address will be delivered by Valerie Brader… Deputy Legal Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor to Gov. Rick Snyder. She’ll be outlining Snyder’s energy plans for …

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Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center Continues Expansion

Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center Continues Expansion – May 23, 2014 – Todd VanDyke Access to the health care system will get a little easier for some Ontonagon County residents today… as the Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center takes over management of the Ontonagon Community Health Center. UGL …

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State Drops Load Limits

State Drops Load Limits – May 23, 2014 – Todd VanDyke Seasonal load limits were lifted on all state trunklines as of 6:00 this morning. State trunklines are generally those highways that have “US” or “M” designations. Restrictions remain in effect on local roads. Houghton County Highway Engineer Kevin Harju says …

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High School Graduations Underway

High School Graduations Underway – May 23, 2014 – Todd VanDyke The high school graduation season is underway. L’Anse graduates received their diplomas last night. Houghton High School seniors will receive their diplomas tonight at 7:00… and the Calumet and Lake Linden-Hubbell commencements will begin at 7:30. Hancock will hold …

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U.P. Rest Areas Finally Open

U.P. Rest Areas Finally Open – May 23, 2014 – Todd VanDyke All 32 of the Michigan Department of Transportation roadside parks in the Upper Peninsula are now open for the summer. U.P. roadside parks usually open in mid- to late April. All of those openings were delayed this year because …

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New Challenge to U.P. Wolf Hunt

New Challenge to U.P. Wolf Hunt – May 23, 2014 – Todd VanDyke The organization trying to ban wolf hunting in Michigan has asked the Department of Natural Resources to rescind the order that established the hunt. The petition filed by Keep Michigan Wolves Protected says the decision to implement the …

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UPSET Drug Bust in Escanaba

UPSET Drug Bust in Escanaba – May 23, 2014 – Todd VanDyke Officers from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team made an arrest in Escanaba yesterday. They say the 45-year-old suspect has been living in Marquette, but has an Alabama driver’s license. His identity won’t be released until after he’s …

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Snyder Signs Bills; Lauds House Detroit Bailout Approval

Snyder Signs Bills; Lauds House Detroit Bailout Approval – May 23, 2014 – Todd VanDyke Governor Rick Snyder signed several bills into law yesterday. The first waives some fees for veterans who are applying for occupational licenses. The second directs the Michigan Department of Community Health to develop a standard …

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Hancock Sets One-Way Streets

Hancock Sets One-Way Streets – May 22, 2014 – Todd VanDyke Sections of two Hancock streets will soon be limited to one-way traffic. Last night, the City Council voted to limit traffic on White Street between Reservation and Pine Streets to one way going uphill… and traffic on Tezcuco Street …

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