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(RRN) Sisters Missing For Two Weeks Found Alive In Luce Co.
Michigan State Police say that sisters Leslie Roy and Lee Wright have been found "alive and in good condition." The women had been missing for two weeks after visting family in Ishpeming. Local Three News reports that Michigan State Police found Roy and Wright while conducting an air search with a MSP helicopter around 2:20 Friday...

(RRN) Delta County Man Arrested After Accident In Ford River
The driver in the M-35 traffic accident Friday morning was arraigned in Delta County District Court. Local Three News reports that 20-year-old Ryan Lucier was arrested on narcotics charges after a motor vehicle accident on M-35 just north of L. 15 Ln in Ford River Township. Lucier was hurt...

(RRN) Many Upper Peninsula Roadside Parks Opening On Monday
Most of the U-P's roadside parks will open for the season on Monday, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. The exceptions are nine parks located in Luce, Alger, Schoolcraft and Chippewa counties--which authorities say are still snowed in. Meanwhile, the DNR says excess snow has delayed the usual opening...

(RRN) Michigan Reaches Settlement With Oklahoma Gas Company
Michigan has reached a 25-million-dollar civil settlement with Oklahoma-based Chesapeake Energy Corporation. The settlement resolves allegations that the company conspired with Calgary-based Encana Oil & Gas to avoid bidding wars against each other in public auctions for oil and gas leases in Michigan. Attorney General...

(RRN) Upper Peninsula Unemployment Rate Rises A Bit In March
The Upper Peninsula's unemployment rate increased slightly in March. That month's seven-point-eight percent compared to February's rate of seven-point-seven percent. The U-P's unemployment rate in March of 2014, however, stood at ten and a half percent. Unemployment rates in nine of Michigan's labor markets went...

(RRN) Earnhardt's NASCAR Car Coming To Escanaba's 'Fun Run'
The Krusin Klassic's Car Club is planning its "Fun Run" weekend in Escanaba on May 29-30. It is the 30th anniversary for the event, which features classic cars from throughout the Midwest, and this year's event will include a special attraction: the NASCAR #88 car of driver Dale....

(RRN) MI House Committee Approves Changes To Auto Insurance
The Michigan House Insurance Committee approved legislation that revamps Michigan's "no fault" auto insurance law. Upper Peninsula state representative Ed McBroom is not on that committee, but he testified before the committee in support of the bill. The legislation requires an initial $100 drop in...

(RRN) Effort To Renovate Iron Mountain Movie House Under Way
An effort is underway in Iron Mountain to restore the historic Braumart Movie House in the downtown area. Rebecca Grider is the Manager for the Iron Mountain Downtown Development Authority. She says that the goal is to turn that theater into a place where the fine arts are celebrated. A benefit concert...

(RRN) Copper Country Man Charged With Felony After Standoff
A Copper Country man was arrested Thursday after a standoff that kept police at bay for nearly twelve hours. Michigan State Police say that 64-year-old Jerome Flum barricaded himself inside his home in Copper City Wednesday night and threatened police who were there to talk with him. Troopers say...

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