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Marquette City Police have released the names of the suspects and the victim of an early-morning stabbing in the city.  Police arrested 19-year-olds Taylor Shantel-Julann Mitchell and Danny Lee Weymouth, both from Ishpeming on felonious assault charges connected to the stabbing of 19-year-old Zachary Skinner of Marquette. The incident was reported just before 12:30 yesterday […]

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Marquette City Police are investigating an early-morning stabbing in the city.  Officers were called out to the 500 block of Wright Street around 1:25 this morning on a report of a woman screaming.  An investigation found a 19-year old Marquette man had been assaulted at the residence and had been stabbed multiple times.  The victim […]

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  Officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency met with representatives of the City of Ishpeming and the D-E-Q this morning for a special announcement.  The EPA has awarded a $6,000,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the city.  The funding is to be used to prevent mercury-contaminated water from reaching a so-called “area of […]

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The jury in the trial of a Marquette County man accused of beating a man to death in April of last year handed down it’s verdict yesterday.  After approximately two hours of deliberations, the jury found 38-year-old Thomas Hyttinen of Ishpeming not guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of 43-year-old Carl Mercer of Negaunee. […]

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Michigan’s unemployment rate increased last month for the first time in a year. According to the Department of Technology, Management & Budget, the May jobless rate was up two-tenths of a percentage point to eight-point-five percent. It marked the first monthly jobless rate increase for the state since May 2011. Michigan unemployment rate in May […]

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A legislative committee is considering a resolution today seeking federal assistance following the Duck Lake wildfire in the Upper Peninsula.  The Duck Lake fire in Luce County began May 24th following a lighting strike. As of June 6, the wildfire has covered 21,112 acres and destroyed 49 cabins and homes, including a motel and store, […]

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An Ishpeming man who was arrested Friday afternoon at his home after the shooting death of another Ishpeming man plead not guilty this morning in 96-th District Court in Marquette to all charges.  52-year-old Jack Earl Carpenter was arrested after the shooting death of 29-year-old David Scott Meyer Jr. at 409 North Second Street in […]

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Forsyth Township Police are looking for the public’s help in the search for a missing Sawyer man.  In a statement released earlier today, police say they are looking for 69-year-old Alfred Frank Ongie.  He is also known as “Butch” and is described as a white male, 5-feet-10 inches tall, weighing 170 pounds with graying dark […]

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A federal judge has postponed a decision on whether or not to halt construction of a controversial mining operation in Marquette County.  A lawsuit by the Huron Mountain Club argues Kennecott Eagle Minerals Company failed to secure the proper federal permits to build a nickel and copper mine. The suit also charges other agencies such […]

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Michigan State Police say an autopsy has determined that the 39-year old inmate found dead in an Upper Peninsula prison last week was strangled to death.  Another inmate had notified staff at Alger Correctional Facility in Munising Township last Thursday that Carlos Love of Detroit had suffered a seizure and was unconscious.  Attempts to resuscitate […]

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