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Casperson Proposes Shared Electric Grid With Lower Michigan

Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas could soon share the same electrical grid if legislation submitted by state Senator Tom Casperson becomes law.   Senate Bill 282 addresses a growing concern that, with only one major power plant, most U.P. residents rely on electricity sourced from outside the state.   Casperson …

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Meth Lab Dump Site Found

Meth continues to be a problem in the U.P. The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team was called to Ishpeming yesterday afternoon to cleanup several one–pot meth labs. Ishpeming Police Chief Dan Willey said that he just happened to be driving near the dump-sites, about a half–mile behind U.P. Health System …

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Spring Turkey Licenses Available

The Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters that spring turkey licenses are still available. They cost $15 for Michigan residents, while seniors can purchase a spring turkey license for $6. Officials say the licenses will be sold until quotas are met. It is unlawful to obtain or purchase more …

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