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Health Endowment Fund Officers Hear Concerns

Representatives from Michigan’s new Health Endowment Fund listened to health care concerns from Upper Peninsula residents at a hearing in Marquette Thursday morning. Discussion focused on communication, health education, transportation for elderly residents and physician recruitment. Fund Chairman Rob Fowler says the input was helpful… FOWLER. The Fund is being built …

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Marquette SmartZone Satellite Advances

The proposed MTEC SmartZone expansion into Marquette took another step forward Thursday. The Marquette Local Development Finance Authority approved the system that would capture tax revenue to pay for the new satellite zone. Former Houghton City Manager Scott MacInnes has been assisting Marquette with its plan… MACINNES. The next step …

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Deputies Locate Walkaway Prisoner

A Houghton County jail inmate was recaptured last night after less than four hours of freedom. 26-year-old Kevin Michael Anderson was working with a brushing crew at the Houghton County Memorial Airport, until he walked away into the woods around 6:30. Anderson was located and picked up near Dollar Bay …

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