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Suspect Arraigned in Escanaba Murder

An Escanaba man has been arraigned in the stabbing death of his wife. 36-year-old Kallay Batchelor is charged with Open Murder/Homicide. Escanaba Public Safety officers were called to the couple’s home on the city’s north side Wednesday morning. When they arrived, they found 32-year-old Heather Batchelor dead in the upstairs …

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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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