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(RRN) Hot Weather Leads To Shortage Of Fans, Air Conditioner
The unusually warm U.P. weather has many people trying to cool off, and since many homes in the Upper Peninsula don't have air conditioning, stores are selling out of fans quickly. Local Three News reported Tuesday that many stores in Marquette County are running low on their supply of fans and air conditioners. Shopko, Walmart and Target...

(RRN) Drive To Legalize Marijuana In Michigan Brings In Cash
Two groups seeking to legalize recreational marijuana in Michigan have pulled in over 257-thousand dollars for their ballot drives. According to campaign finance reports filed this week, the largest donation came from Revsix Systems at 252-thousand dollars for the Michigan Cannabis Coalition. The MCC's leader, Matt Marsden, heads up...

(RRN) UPSET Detectives Clean Meth Lab In Marquette Township
A Marquette Township man has been arrested on meth-related charges. Local Three News reports that detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team conducted an investigation involving the manufacturing of meth in the Marquette County. The suspect, a 45 year old Marquette Township resident, was arrested....

(RRN) Governor Appoints Member To Mackinac State Park Panel
Governor Rick Snyder on Tuesday announced the appointment of Daniel “Dan” Loepp, of downstate Birmingham, to the Mackinac Island State Park Commission. Formed in 1895, this commission oversees operations and maintenance of Mackinac State Historic Parks, which include Fort Mackinac, historic downtown Mackinac Island, Manoogian...

(RRN) Wildfire Contained, Doused In Western Marquette County
D-N-R firefighters and two area fire departments helped residents put out a small wildfire Monday near Helen Lake in Marquette County's Humboldt Township. The blaze charred about a quarter acre late Monday afternoon. D-N-R incident commander Pete Glover says the Helen Lake Association managed to contain the...

(RRN) Volunteers Needed For Upcoming Ore-to-Shore Bike Races
Marquette County's Ore to Shore mountain bike race is just around the corner, and organizers are looking for volunteers. The race is set for ths Saturday, August first. Organizers say they especially need help with Friday night registration, the Saturday finish line and the Saturday junior rock event. You can register at Volunteer Spot on the web....

(RRN) Major Construction Project on I-75 In Eastern UP Done
It's now smooth sailing on I-75 between Saint Ignace and the Soo. The Michigan Department of Transportation says a project to replace aging culverts under the freeway has been completed. A section of I-75 in Chippewa County has been closed since May to replace the culverts, which date back to the 1960s and had reached the end of their service life...

(RRN) NMU's On-Line Learning Disabililties Program Praised
Northern Michigan University's online learning disabilities program has been ranked among the most affordable in a nationwide survey. Top Education Degrees dot org ranks the Master's Degree program in its top fifty most affordable, according to the university. The course provides special training for teachers of learning disabled K-through-12 students.

(RRN) Teenager Charged With Break-In Of Marquette Business
An 18-year-old Skandia man is in jail on breaking and entering charges. Clay Overmyer is charged with breaking into Cruise and Coffee in Marquette back on May 18th. He could get up to ten years in prison if convicted, according to Marquette Police.

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