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(RRN) Tiny Earthquake Hits Michigan; Felt In Upper Peninsula
The U.S. Geological Survey on Saturday confirmed that a 4.2 magnitude earthquake affected the state of Michigan 5 miles south of Galesburg at 12:23 p.m. Residents in Escanaba, Rapid River, Marquette, an Negaunee say they felt the tremor. At this time, there are no reported injuries or damages. Individuals who have damages from the earthquake...

(RRN) Besse Foundation Donates $250K To Local Food Pantries
Delta County food banks are getting a big boost, thanks to a huge donation from the John and Melissa Besse Foundation. The Besse family announced Friday morning a donation of 250-thousand dollars. Of that money, 100-thousand will go to the St. Vincent dePaul Society's Escanaba food...

(RRN) House Approves Plan To Fund Great Lakes Harbor Project
The House of Representatives on Friday passed the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016. Upper Peninsula Congressman Dan Benishek says that this legislation supports funding for the United States Army Corps of Engineers to dredge and maintain federal harbors, as well as larger projects...

(RRN) Wildfire Concerns Heading Into Upper Peninsula Weekend
As we head into the weekend, the Upper Peninsula is again under sunny skies. While that's great for things like camping and fishing, there is a down side to all of this dry weather: the danger of wildfires. D-N-R officials say that most of the U-P is under a complete burning ban, while some townships in Marquette and Alger...

(RRN) Marquette County's Eagle Mine Does Better Than Thought
Lundin Mining is out with its first quarter financial results. The Toronto-based camps says that the new Eagle Mine in Marquette County performed better than expected during its first full quarter of production. Officials say that the mine near Big Bay produced 73-hundred tons of nickel and 64-hundred tons of copper during...

(RRN) Lake Superior State University Graduation Is Saturday
Saturday is graduation day at Lake Superior State University. Nearly six hundred students have qualified for degrees over the past year, although not all of them will participate in Saturday's program. The featured speaker is Doctor David Wilson, the president of Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. An honorary doctorate will...

(RRN) Arrest Warrants Seen After Search Of Grand Marais Apt.
Arrest warrants have been issued for two Alger County men after police searched an apartment above the Sportsman's Restaurant in Grand Marais back in March. The warrants are for possession of marijuana and for failing to register firearms. The target of the arrest warrants are two men, aged 34 and 36. The Alger County Sheriffs...

(RRN) Police Inestigate Cars Stolen In Keweenaw, Wisconsin
Someone stole a Camaro off of a car lot in the Copper Country. The Calumet Police Department tells Local Three News that the breaking-and-entering happened early Thursday morning at Kissel Chevrolet. Officers say the front glass door of the business was smashed, and the 2014 Camaro was missing. Later, police in Hurley, Wisconsin, also...

(RRN) Young Man Found Dead Calumet Twp. Trail; No Foul Play
The body of a young man was found Wednesday on a trail in the Copper Country. Michigan State Police say the body was found in Calumet Township around 4:00 Wednesday afternoon. Troopers are describing him only as a 20-year-old man. They've determined that there was no foul play or criminal activity involved in his death. And...

(RRN) Drivers Beware: Mead Road Closure Could Cause Problems
A road that's used by loggers and contractors at Escanaba's Verso Paper mill will soon be closed for construction. Mead Road serves as an access point for deliveries to the mill, but the Delta County Road Commission says the road needs a major overhaul. Big vehicles...

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