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Public Gets First Look At Aspirus Keweenaw Expansion

The first phase of the $15 million renovation project at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium is complete. The new addition is 21,000 square feet and features new patient care rooms…intensive care unit and emergency room. Chief Operating Officer Mike Hauswirth says the expansion was necessary. Regional Chief Executive Officer Chuck …

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Bianco Takes Plea Agreement In Drug Case

One of the seventeen suspects arrested after a major drug bust in December has entered into a plea agreement. 44-year-old Thomas Bianco pleaded guilty in Baraga County Circuit Court Tuesday to one count of delivery or manufacture of a schedule 1, 2, or 3 controlled substance — in this case, …

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Downstate Woman Arrested For Transporting Drugs Into The U.P.

A downstate woman has been arrested on multiple drug charges after an investigation into the distribution of cocaine, marijuana, and prescription pills in Luce County. Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team say that during the investigation, they identified 32-year-old Meagan Leann Cruz of Grand Rapids as a suspect …

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