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UPDATE: US-41 Crash Victim Identified

A 19-year-old Chassell man was killed in a crash between a car and a fully loaded logging truck this morning southeast of Houghton. Police identify the victim as Alexander James Fisher. State troopers say Fisher’s black 2007 Infiniti was traveling eastbound on Denton Road when it failed to stop at …

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New Director of Sales and Marketing At Gardenview

Gardenview Assisted Living and Memory Care in Calumet announced today that Lake Linden resident, Adam Gill, has been named Director of Sales and Marketing. Previous Director of Sales and Marketing, Trevor Corey, has been working hand in hand with Gill to assure a smooth transition, before he relocates to Minnesota …

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Lights Of Love Donations Being Accepted

Every year, Portage Health Auxiliary decorates and lights a Christmas tree “In Honor of those still with us”, and “In memory of those who have gone before us”. Donations to Lights of Love go into a healthcare scholarship fund.  Every year, several students from Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw, and Ontonagon Counties …

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Skatepark Opening Will Have To Wait Until Spring

The Houghton Skate Park is nearing completion, but skaters will have to wait until the upcoming spring to use it.  Colder temperatures and a lengthy rain season have slowed the project slightly, moving the estimated completion date to the end of next week, with a Grand Opening planned for the …

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Think Marijuana Is Legal? Feds Say Think Again

Though Michigan voters passed Proposal 1, making recreational marijuana use legal in the state, marijuana remains illegal under federal law. A statement released Thursday by two United States Attorneys in response to the passage of the proposal warned Michigan residents that they are not protected from prosecution for violating federal …

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Woman In Dumpster Died Accidentally

The identity and cause of death for a body found in a dumpster in Iron Mountain have been released.  The Iron Mountain Police Department says the body of 59-year-old Shelley Bowman was found Tuesday morning. Police say Bowman died accidentally after entering the dumpster on her own to select items …

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