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More details on fatal crash on US 2 in Norway Township

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Authorities have released further details in the three-vehicle U.S. 2 crash Saturday that killed two men. The accident occurred just before 6 p.m. in front of the BP gas station in Vulcan, where an eastbound Chevrolet Impala had stopped to turn left into the station when it ...

North Dickinson OKs contracts for administrators

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FELCH TOWNSHIP — The North Dickinson County School Board on Monday learned its top administrators have been working for the past year without a contract. A Freedom of Information Act request to see those two-year agreements for the superintendent/principal, finance/athletic director and ...

Pine, spruce, cedar seedlings offered by Trees For Tomorrow

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EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — Trees For Tomorrow has a limited number of tree seedlings remaining for public purchase. The cost is $1.50 per seedling and are available until inventory runs out, typically at the end of summer or early fall. Since 1945, TFT has offered quality tree seedlings to the ...

New features coming to Sugarloaf

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MARQUETTE — Sugarloaf Mountain — a popular scenic overlook and hiking area located along Marquette County Road 550 in Marquette Township — will have a picnic area and other new features installed by the end of 2019. A Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund grant agreement ...

Wisconsin author’s children’s book details 1893 World’s Fair

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WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) — Carol March McLernon keeps her cherished antique doll on display in her living room. More than 40 years ago, a distant relative gave her the doll, a souvenir from the Columbian Exposition of 1893, also known as the World’s Fair. This year, the doll with a sweet ...

Clean Energy Initiative at community events

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MENOMINEE — The M&M Area Community Foundation’s Clean Energy Initiative is sparking community interest and participation across its two-county service area, according to Paula Gruszynski, MMACF executive director. Recently, Clean Energy Committee volunteers attended the Niagara ...

Dogs, cats removed from Michigan home

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PARADISE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Officials say more than two dozen dogs and cats living in what’s described as deplorable conditions have been removed from a home in Michigan’s northwestern Lower Peninsula. The animals were seized after Michigan State Police got a call Monday about ...

Sixty-five students attend annual conservation camp

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MARINETTE, Wis. — The 13th annual Sand Lake Conservation Camp held at Camp Bird near Crivitz was again a success this year, with 65 campers — representing 21 Wisconsin and two Upper Peninsula counties — and 18 dedicated overnight camp staff. This event is for youth going into 6-8th ...

Lions picnic in Norway

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The Vulcan-Norway-Loretto Lions Club had its annual community picnic Sunday in Norway’s Marion Park. Some scenes from the event.

Two killed in crash in Norway Township

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Two people were killed Saturday in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 2 in front of the BP gas station in Vulcan, said Michigan State Police at the Iron Mountain post. The victims were Carl P. McBroom, 34, of Waucedah, and Don LeBombard, 66, of Vulcan. The accident occurred just ...

Domestic incident leads to stabbing in Vulcan

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IRON MOUNTAIN — A Vulcan man was treated for stab wounds Friday after an altercation with his juvenile son and then charged in an earlier domestic assault on his wife, Michigan State Police at the Iron Mountain post said. No names have been released in the incident, as the man arrested for ...

Something for everyone at Charlie’s Emporium

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CRYSTAL FALLS — While it might look small from the outside, better plan extra time to look around Charlie’s Emporium and Artemis Archery. “It’s like you're entering another universe,” owner Barbara Luck promised. Born and raised in the Ann Arbor area, Luck spent summers at a cottage ...

Trump picks Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After days of frenzied lobbying and speculation, President Donald Trump decided on federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh for his second nominee to the Supreme Court, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court ...

CF man gets prison for shooting at people, injuring horses

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CRYSTAL FALLS — A Crystal Falls man convicted of felony attempted murder was sentenced Monday in Iron County Trial Court to 11 to 30 years in prison. Luke Wool, 20, put the lives of three people in danger when he shot and injured a draft horse last year in Crystal Falls Township in March ...

Two retire from VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain

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IRON MOUNTAIN — The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain recently celebrated the retirement of two employees with almost 60 years of combined service at the facility. Brad Tomassucci retired June 29 as laboratory manager after a career at the medical center that spanned ...

Motorcyclist killed after deer runs into bike

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ST. IGNACE TOWNSHIP — A man was killed after a deer ran into the motorcycle he was riding, state police at the St. Ignace Post said. The accident occurred Saturday at approximately 9:15 a.m. on southbound I-75 near M-134 in St. Ignace Township in Mackinac County. Troopers said a deer ran ...

Five tips for buying a house in the current tight market

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Today’s housing market is creating more and more hurdles for homebuyers. According to The National Association of Realtors, the number of homes for sale has steadily declined over the past three years. At the same time, interest rates hikes are increasing monthly mortgage payments. In this ...

Gundlach Champion project featured in magazine

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Design Cost Data magazine’s May-June issue featured the new Marquette Municipal Service Center project for which Gundlach Champion Inc. was general contractor. Gundlach Champion worked with Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber and GEI Consultants to plan, design, and ...