(RRN) Sen. Peters Says Shortline Railroad Important To U.P.
U.S. Senator Gary Peters on Friday toured the Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad, where he saw firsthand the work being done in their facility to refurbish old railroad cars for a new purpose on the fleet. Peters, a member of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, also supported...

(RRN) Hannahville Man Sentenced For Seriously Hurting Woman
Errol Martin Sagataw, 60, of Wilson, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 12 months’ and one day of imprisonment for assault resulting in serious bodily injury, U.S. Attorney Patrick A. Miles, Jr., announced on Friday. In addition, Chief U.S. District Judge Robert J. Jonker sentenced Sagataw to serve....

(RRN) Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing On Menominee Street
An Enstrom Corporation helicopter crash-landed in a residential area in Menominee Friday afternoon. Menominee City Police say that the incident happened at about 1:00 Central time on 18th Street...between 15th and 16 Avenues. No injuries were reported as the pilot was able to walk away from the....

(RRN) Kiddie Mutt Races; Local Basketball Games Cancelled
The Kiddie Mutt Races, which were scheduled to take place on Saturday at the Marquette Commons, have been canceled due to frigid temperatures. This event is held each year in conjunction with the U.P. 200 and Midnight Run, and is put on by the Marquette Kiwanis Club. Also cancelled Friday night were...

(RRN) Downstate Man Dies In Snowmobile Crash In Grand Marais
Excessive speed was a factor in a snowmobile death in Alger County on Thursday. Local Three News says the Alger County Sheriff's Office responded to a snowmobile accident Trail #8 near Airport Road in Grand Marais just before noon. 49-year-old Scott Edward Reimer of Bay City, was pronounced at the scene. According to...

(RRN) Two Women Injured In Marquette Township Traffic Crash
Two people were injured in a multi-vehicle accident that happened at the Brickyard Road intersection in Marquette Township Thursday morning. According to the Michigan State Police, 82-year-old Mary Parkkonen of Negaunee, was driving Eastbound on US 41 when she ran the red light at Brickyard Road and collided with another...

(RRN) McBroom Likes Snyder's Focus On Career/Tech Education
Governor Rick Snyder’s budget proposal released earlier this week includes more money for career and technical education programs across the state. Upper Peninsula state representative Ed McBroom tells the Radio Results Network that he appreciates the governor’s support for these types of high-skilled professions, after...

(RRN) State Spending $3.6 Million To Fight Invasive Species
The State of Michigan will spend 3-point-6 million dollars to fight the effects of invasive species across the state. The Michigan Depart5ment of Environmental Quality is funding 19 programs, including three here in the Upper Peninsula. The U-P Phragmites Coaltion will get 210-thousand dollars to battle that pesky plant...

(RRN) Iowa Man Dies In Western U.P. Snowmobile Accident
There’s been another fatal snowmobile crash in the Upper Peninsula. This one happened in Ontonagon County late Wednesday night. The sheriff there says that 35-year-old Brady Kuennen of Waucoma, Iowa, was riding on Trail Number 13 in Rockland Town ship when he lost control of the machine, fell off, and
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