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Fatal Car Accident in Ishpeming

A 19-year-old woman was pronounced dead on scene Friday morning following a two car accident on US-41 in Ishpeming. The Ishpeming Police say Samantha Lee Bonovich of Ishpeming Township was turning left out of a Family Dollar parking lot between two National Guard trucks at about 10:30 am. The trucks were …

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Fatal Munising Shooting Investigation Complete

The Michigan State Police have completed their investigation into the fatal shooting of a Munising-area man by a police officer. MSP Negaunee Post Commander Lt. Robert Pernaski says the State Police have submitted a full report to the Alger County Prosecutor’s office for review. He says no additional information will …

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Police Increase Crackdown on Heroin Use

Heroin use is on the rise in the Upper Peninsula and a law enforcement officer says its affecting crime in the area. State Police First Lt. Greg Cunningham, commander at the Gladstone Post, says heroin use is on the rise because it is getting more difficult to get prescription drugs. …

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We Energies to Lower Reservoir

WE Energies will begin lowering the reservoir behind its Brule Hydroelectric Plant on the Upper Peninsula border with Wisconsin beginning today. Officials say the reservoir, located in Florence and Iron Counties, will be lowered approximately 10 feet from the normal elevation. The public boat launch at recreation site 28 and …

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Rock Camp Concert at the Rozsa

This week, the musicians at PJ Olsson’s Rock Camp are wrapping up their program and getting ready to take the stage this weekend at the Rozsa Center for the big rock concert. This year’s camp featured 42 participants spanning all music genres including country, pop and hip-hop. Creative Director PJ …

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KBIC Vote on Lakeside Inn Purchase

Members of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community will vote on a proposal to purchase the Baraga Lakeside Inn and the adjacent marina. The proposed purchase was approved by the Tribal Council on July 17th. Because it involves spending more than $10,000, Tribal members must also approve it. If approved, the …

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Little Brothers Raffle

Tomorrow, Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly will hold the drawing for its grand raffle prize at their office in Hancock. You can still purchase tickets, which are $40.00 each. If all 1,200 are sold, the grand prize will be $20,000. Otherwise, the raffle will be a 50/50 drawing. Mark …

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Baraga County Fair This Weekend

The Baraga County Fair is here and there will be many different kinds of live entertainment, competition, displays, and fun activities for kids and adults. On the schedule today is the Junior Horse Show which will feature a petting zoo and pony rides. Livestock judging will start tomorrow morning and …

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U.S. Reps to Sue President Obama

Things may heating up in Washington, where for the first time in history, the U.S. House of Representatives has authorized an institutionally-backed lawsuit against the President of the United States. The lawsuit claims that President Obama’s handling of the Affordable Care Act is an abuse of power, saying the legal …

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Schauer Accused of Flip-Flopping

The state Republican party chair has accused the Democratic candidate for governor of flip flopping on the Detroit bankruptcy issue, a charge the Mark Schauer campaign denies. On Tuesday, the former Battle Creek congressman indicated if he had been governor he would have probably placed Detroit in bankruptcy. But, Bobby …

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