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  Marquette City police are reporting a homicide in the City of Detroit involving a resident of Marquette.  Marquette Police were contacted last Thursday by Detroit Police about the investigation into the death of a body found in an abandoned building in the city.  Detroit Police say the victim had been murdered and his identity […]

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Michigan State Police are currently conducting a statewide search for an Ohio man wanted on a homicide charge.  38-year-old Jack Fritz of Sylvania, Ohio is wanted in connection with a double homicide that occurred in Downstate Blissfield on last Friday night.  Fritz is described as a white male, 5’9″ tall weighing 186 lbs., with brown […]

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  The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has approved a 3.5 percent increase in tuition.  The board approved the 2012-13 tuition and fees schedule at their meeting yesterday on campus. The annual cost for full-time resident undergraduates will be $8,709, an increase of about $148 from last year’s rate. The increase was based on […]

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  Michigan State Police and the Alger County Sheriff’s Department are investigating an apparent drowning in Lake Superior near Grand Marais.  Reports say that the body of an elderly woman was recovered from the lake by the Grand Marais pier after authorities were called out about a report of something floating in the water just […]

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Michigan State Police and the Alger County Sheriff’s Department are investigating an apparent drowning in Lake Superior near Grand Marias.  Few details have been released, but reports say that the body of an elderly woman was recovered from the lake by the Grand Marias pier after authorities were called out about a report of something […]

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A 37-year-old man is facing multiple charges stemming from a family squabble in the Western Upper Peninsula over the weekend.  According to police, Bobby Joe Nordstrom was fighting with family members Sunday afternoon in Iron River township. When the fighting escalated, he grabbed a gun and fired off two rounds. Police say Nordstrom then barricaded […]

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The suspected driver in a fatal hit and run accident in the City of Marquette has been arraigned in Marquette County District Court.  30-year-old Luke Eugene Huotari of Gwinn was formally charged this morning in 96-th District Court with two counts of failure to stop at the scene of an accident resulting in serious impairment […]

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Paul Lang has been asked to remain as Northern Michigan University’s provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, in an announcement made today by NMU Interim President David Hayes. The university provost is an institution’s chief academic officer. Lang was appointed interim provost and vice president in June 2011, replacing Susan Koch, who left NMU […]

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  Marquette City police are looking for the public’s help in their investigation into a hit and run accident last night that injured two people.  Police say the accident happened just before 10:30pm at the intersection of Genesee Street and South Front Street when a 42-year-old woman and a 39-year-old man were crossing the street […]

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No charges will be filed for the Alger Correctional Facility inmate who is accused of the murder of a fellow inmate.  Andre Adams has been determined to be chargeable by the Alger County Prosecutor’s Office with the May 31st, 2012 murder of Carlos Love but Adams is currently in prison for life without parole for […]

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