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Non-Fatal Accident in Crystal Falls

A pedestrian who appeared to walk directly into traffic Saturday night in Crystal Falls Township is recovering from what police describe as non-life threatening injuries. Deputies from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office say it happened around 10:00 p.m. when Jamie Metheringham was driving westbound on U.S. 2 near Takala Road. …

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Benishek Taking Applications for Service Academy Education

U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek announced this week that his office is currently accepting applications from constituents interested in a nomination to the U.S. Military, Naval, Air Force, and Merchant Marine Academies. Applicants will be required to fill out an application form, submit academic transcripts, standardized test scores, three letters of …

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Man Posing as Police Officer in Iron Mountain

Iron Mountain Police are continuing to investigate an incident over the weekend in which a man impersonated a police officer. A woman says her car was stopped late Saturday night on West D Street near Hemlock Street by a man she believed to be a police officer driving an older …

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Low Rank for MI Vet Services

Michigan ranks poorly in a report on the best and worst states for military retirees. The website “WalletHub.com” ranked the states in 19 metrics, ranging from taxes on military benefits to veteran job opportunities. The website says its focus was on economic environment, health care services and quality of life. …

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More Recalls for GM

General Motors is announcing four new recalls, involving 2.4 million vehicles. This makes 29 recalls from GM so far this year. The latest recalls involve 1.34 million 2009 to 2014 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia full size crossovers and Saturn Outlook which have possible problems with a seat belt …

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Senate Majority Leader Wants More Money for Roads

The Michigan Senate Majority Leader says he’s working on a plan to increase road funding by between $1.3 billion and $1.5 billion. Senate Republican Leader Randy Richardville says he wants to build on House-approved legislation that would replace the state’s gas tax with a 6% tax on the wholesale price …

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Morning Sports for Wednesday, May 21st

Morning Sports for Wednesday, May 21st: MLB: Tigers Drop Second Straight Justin Verlander struggled, and the Tigers lost to the Indians 6-2 Tuesday night. Verlander gave up a run in the first… and surrendered four more in the second. Detroit’s runs came on homers by Torii Hunter and Alex Avila. …

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Forsyth Pair Heading to Federal Court

Two Forsyth Township residents arrested in an UPSET drug bust earlier this month will go to trial in federal court in July. Leanna Lynn Horton and Christopher Wayne Brow have a jury trial in U.S. District Court in Marquette on July 14th. They also have an initial pretrial conference set …

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Road Rage Plea in Iron River

An Iron River man pled guilty to a lesser charge stemming from an alleged road rage incident. 67-year-old Donald Rymkos admitted to attempted fleeing and eluding in the fourth degree May 12. He was originally charged with fleeing in a eluding in the fourth degree. An additional charge of driving …

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Canadian Company Wants DNR Land

A Canadian company has asked the Michigan DNR to sell more than 10,000 acres of state forestland in Mackinac County. Graymont, Incorporated wants to develop a limestone mine on the land in northern Mackinac County near Rexton. The company first approached the DNR about a sale two years ago and …

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