Recent Updates

Nassiri Back in Court

The Dollar Bay man suspected of killing his wife back in December will be back in court this morning for his preliminary hearing. 35-year-old Nima Nassiri allegedly assaulted his wife, 27-year-old Sanaz Nezami, who later died from the injuries she sustained. Nassiri is being charged with second-degree murder which carries …

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Sawyer Man Arrested Under Possible Federal Charges

A Sawyer man at the center of a DEA, ATF, and UPSET investigation has been arrested. UPSET detectives took the 31-year-old into custody yesterday for two counts of felony firearm possession and one count of receiving and concealing stolen property. After the arrest, detectives executed a search warrant at a …

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DNR Planning Forest Management

The Department of Natural Resources is in the middle of planning forest management treatments for 2016. This week, the public was able to comment on the plan concerning land in the Western U.P. The DNR evaluates one-tenth of state forest land every year. DNR staff was out all winter getting …

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