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News Update For Monday, April 30, 2012

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Authorities reported a one vehicle rollover accident over the weekend.  Shortly before 2pm Sunday afternoon, the driver told police he was driving his SUV on US-41 in Negaunee when he fell asleep and lost control of the vehicle and it rolled over.  No one else was in the SUV. The driver was treated on the […]

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News Update For Thursday, April 26, 2012

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The trial continued for a 45-year old Kingsford man accused of the murder of Joyce Johnson, who was scheduled to testify at his criminal trial last year.  David Levack is charged with open murder, felony murder, first degree home invasion and witness intimidation in Iron County Trial Court.  Testamony from residents around Johnson’s home and […]

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News Update For Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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Opening arguments got underway yesterday in the trial for a 45-year old Upper Peninsula man accused of killing a woman who was scheduled to testify at his criminal trial last year.  David Levack of Kingsford is charged with open murder, felony murder, first degree home invasion, and witness intimidation in Iron County trial court.  If […]

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News Update For Monday, April 23, 2012

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State Police at the Negaunee Post are investigating the death of a Wisconsin man whose body was found early this morning at an area truck stop. Troopers were called to Koski’s Konvenience Korners BP Station near Champion just before 3-am after an employee discovered the body of  44-year-old Neal Henjum of Green Bay, Wisconsin in […]

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News Update For Friday, April 20, 2012

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    State Police say The Mackinac Bridge was closed to traffic for a short time this morning due to falling ice.  Ice that had formed on the bridge’s cables and upper structures started falling down to the traffic deck after 8 o’clock this morning.  The Mackinac Bridge Authority says there were two incidents reported […]

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News Update For Thursday, April 19, 2012

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Northern Michigan University President Les Wong will hold a university forum at 3 o’clock today on campus. Topics will include updates on current academic reviews, the University branding study, higher education funding proposals and the legislative process to date.  The President will also discuss the co-generation plant project and other facilities projects, progress on the […]

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News Update For Wednesday, April 18, 2012

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The Watermill Group, a private investment firm, has received court approval to purchase Manistique Papers.  The agreement was finalized following an auction and confidential bidding process.  The firm says Manistique Papers enhances their portfolio of environmental paper manufacturers, which also includes FutureMark Paper Company, the leading recycled coated paper producer in North America. With this […]

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News Update For April 16, 2012

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The National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township says a high wind advisory remains in effect for the Central U.P. until 8 o’clock eastern time this evening.  Expect north winds of 25-to-35 mph with gusts to 45-50 mph to develop through this afternoon near Lake Superior. The winds will diminish to 15-to-25 mph this evening.  […]

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News Update For Friday, 4/13/12

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Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law a bill that makes Michigan the 31st state to give motorcyclists the option of wearing a helmet.  Under the bill, motorcyclists can ride without a helmet if they’re at least 21 years old, carry additional insurance and have passed a motorcycle safety course or have had their motorcycle […]

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News Update For Thursday, April 12, 2012

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The Marquette Township Planning Commission is moving ahead with a series of projects ranging from strategic planning to welcoming new businesses to the Township.  Earlier this week, the Township Planning officials presented a progress report to the Marquette Township Business Association.  The report outlined the Marquette Township Master Plan Update and efforts to complete it […]

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