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Lost Snowmobilers Rescued

Two snowmobilers that were missing in the Porcupine Mountains have been rescued. Benjamin Jenney Sr. and Benjamin Jenney Jr., from Albertville, MN, became lost near Silver City in Ontonagon County on Sunday afternoon. The father and son had no survival gear with them. They were able to send a text …

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Baraga County Looking to Help Local Businesses

The Baraga County Chamber of Commerce is spearheading an Economic Development Project to help local businesses get access to resources for improvements. The plan is to create a position where someone can help entrepreneurs with their ideas or even those who want to start their own business. The chamber is …

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Child Struck By Car in Franklin Township

A five-year-old boy is at Portage Health being treated for injuries sustained from an accident that happened yesterday in Franklin Township. Just before 5 p.m., police responded to the area of Boston Cross Cut Road where a Jeep Cherokee travelling east struck a five-year-old child as he ran into the …

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MSP Calumet Post to Offer Help in Baraga County

In an effort to boost police help throught the Copper Country, Michigan State Police from the Calumet Post will be stepping up enforcement in Baraga County. About three years ago, the L’Anse post was closed due to a new regional policing model. Troopers are going to make it easier for …

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Circuit Court Cases for Today

Today in circuit court, former Houghton High School hockey volunteer Brad Aldrich is expected to be sentenced on charges of fourth degree criminal sexual conduct. He pled guilty to the charge as part of a plea deal which allowed a second charge of third degree CSC to be dismissed. Fourth …

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Power Restored in Rural Houghton County

More than 1300 UPPCO customers are breathing a sigh of relief after a lengthy power outage yesterday left them in the dark and without heat for almost nine hours. The outage effected almost 90 percent of communities in Ahmeek, Allouez, Copper City, Kearsarge, Mohawk and New Allouez and was caused …

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Heavy Snowfall Effecting County Budget

This winter has brought down significant snowfall in Houghton County and the Road Commission is trying their best to keep the roads danger-free. Factors like ice cold temperatures and everyday snow fall is making it hard on the plows that hit the streets in the early parts of the morning. …

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