(RRN) Ishpeming, Munising Football NOT Calling For Donations
If you get a call asking for donations to help the Munising and Ishpeming High School football teams…hang up. The teams will both play in state championship games at Ford Field in Detroit this weekend. And both schools would love donations to help with the costs of travelling downstate. But the Ishpeming Superintendent's office...

(RRN) Three Children Killed In Menominee County Accident
Three children are dead following after the minivan they were in was hit by a semi Monday night in Menominee County. Sheriff Kenny Marks says it happened on U-S 41 in Daggett. Marks says the van driven by 40-year-old Susan Meade of Daggett slid out of control on the snowy highway into the path of the big rig. The...

(RRN) Escanaba To Kick Off Holidays With Tuesday Night Event
The City of Escanaba officially gets into the Christmas Spirit Tuesday night. Escanaba Downtown Development Authority Director Ed Legault says that the city's tree-lighting is set for Tuesday night at 7:00, and it will also see all of the Christmas lights that cross Ludington Street turned...

(RRN) Marquette Catholic Diocese Foundation Makes Milestone
The Marquette Catholic Diocese says that its Foundation has reached a big milestone. Diocesan Development Director Terri Gadzinski says that the Foundation passed the $2 million mark in grant spending over the last 14 years. She says that every year, they invest the money that is donated, and then they use the interest...

(RRN) State Fire Marshal: Avoid Cooking Turkey In Oil Fryers
If you're planning to cook your Thanksgiving turkey in a deep-frying fryer the uses hot oil, the state fire marshal wants you to reconsider. Fire Marshal Richard Miller says these devices are a high risk for fires, and he is discouraging all of us from using them. Miller says even the most careful cook is subject to fires...

(RRN) U.P. Snowmobilers Can Ride Almost Everywhere This Week
The snowmobile season is in full swing across the Upper Peninsula, as more lake effect snow is in the forecast the next couple of days. Where can you legally ride right now? Lieutenant Pete Wright is with the D-N-R Law Enforcement Division in Marquette. He says it's legal for you to ride in many areas, but for this week...

(RRN) Ski Brule Keeps Tradition With Early Season-Opening
A local ski resort has opened for the season, keeping with its tradition of being the first in the Upper Peninsula to open its slopes to skiers. Ski Brule in Iron River also likes to stay open later into the spring than any other. How do they do it? Jessica Polich is the Operations Manager there. She says that it's mainly because the resort...

(RRN) Negaunee Man Injured In Weekend SUV Roll-Over Accident
A Negaunee man was hurt over the weekend after he rolled his S-U-V on US-41. Michigan State Police say the accident happened at about 1:30 Saturday afternoon on the highway near Midway Drive, between Marquette and Negaunee. Troopers say that 52-year-old Lige Johnson drifted into the cement median, and when he tried...

(RRN) Congressman Benishek Opposes Obama Immigration Moves
Like most Republicans on Capitol Hill, Upper Peninsula Congressman Dan Benishek is not happy with President Obama's plan to allow up to five million illegal immigrants to stay in this country. Benishek says that for Obama to do this by executive order is the wrong move, and he called on the president to reconsider. Benishek says...

(RRN) Thanksgiving Dinner Will Cost Slightly More Than 2013
Lots of us are gathering supplies for the Thanksgiving feast, and we'll find a dinner for ten will cost just shy of 50 dollars this year. American Farm Bureau economist John Anderson says overall there were no major increases in their annual survey. Anderson says dairy-related items were up more than anything else, although still not...

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