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ATV Rider Killed In Crash

A downstate man is dead after an ATV accident in Alger County Sunday. Troopers from the Munising Detachment of the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post say they responded to the crash on an unnamed logging road near Grand Sable Lake in Burt Township around 6:00 p.m. Upon investigation, troopers found …

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Coffee With A Cop In Houghton

You can get a free cup of coffee tomorrow and sit down and chat with local law enforcement. Michigan State Police from the Calumet Post are hosting another Coffee with a Cop at the McDonald’s Restaurant in Houghton Wednesday from 8:00am to 10:00am. McDonald’s will be offering free coffee during that …

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LSSU Raises Tuition

Another Michigan college has boosted tuition for next year. Students at Lake Superior State University will see a 2.67 percent increase in the cost of taking classes at the Sault Ste. Marie school. The school’s Board of Trustees set tuition at $5,261 per semester, a $137 hike for the 2015-2016 …

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Schools Being Ranked According To Veterans Support

Michigan veterans and their dependents now have some help in picking out the college in the state that best supports their academic needs. The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency classifies colleges, universities and training schools throughout Michigan based on their programs centered around veterans. The institutions can earn bronze-, silver- or …

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Michigan State Police Ask To Remove “Policewoman” Rank

Legislation to eliminate the Michigan State Police rank of Policewoman has cleared a state Senate committee. MSP Director, Col. Kriste Kibbey-Etue told the Senate Judiciary Committee Policewoman is an outdated title and she would like to see it removed from statute. Bill sponsor, Senate Republican Tonya Shuitmaker of Lawton says …

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Mackinac Policy Conference Begins

Michigan’s business, political and philanthropic leaders are descending on Mackinac Island beginning today for the Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual Mackinac Policy Conference. While the conference has a set agenda; road funding, no-fault auto insurance and repealing prevailing wage could all come up for discussion – on the record or off. …

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“Heikki Lunta” Creator Dies

The creator of “Heikki Lunta” has died. David Riutta was working at radio station WMPL in December of 1970 when the Range Sno-Mobile club was faced with canceling a race because there was no snow. Riutta sat down with his guitar, and, in an hour, composed a song that implored …

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Laplander In Custody

A Calumet man who is accused of stealing a car from a dealership while out on bond is back in custody. Deputies from the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office say 36 year old Isaac Laplander was taken into custody by NMU Public Safety on Saturday at UP Health System – Marquette. …

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Memorial Day Tribute

That’s the three-gun salute to honor this nation’s fallen heroes presented Sunday by the Baraga American Legion Post at the Pequaming Cemetery. On this Memorial Day, we take a moment to remember those who have served our country. Today may not be a pleasant day for barbeques and picnics, but …

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Copper Country Board Game Released

Have you ever wanted to know what running a mining company was like in the days of the copper boom? A new board game, just released by CMX Games, allows you to do just that. Game developers David Lankton and Scott Diehl have captured the intrigue and competiveness of the …

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