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Former U.P. Priest Sentenced In Ontonagon County On Sex Charges

An Ontonagon County judge handed down the harshest prison sentence yet in the Michigan Attorney General’s clergy abuse investigation. Last month, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced a plea agreement with Gary Jacobs, a former priest in the Upper Peninsula who faced cases in both Ontonagon and Dickinson Counties. The plea hearing in Dickinson County happened earlier this month.
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Ontonagon, MIMining Journal

Former priest sentenced to 8-15 years for abuse

ONTONAGON — One after another came the stories from the victims, now in their 50s and 60s:. The handsome, charming priest who seemed like he had a direct connection to God. The way he abused their trust, sexually abusing them in the church, or even in their own house. And...
White Pine, MIWLUC

Community coming together to ‘Clean Up White Pine’

WHITE PINE, Mich. (WLUC) - A small community in Ontonagon County is coming together to clean up the town. White Pine, once known as the place with a bustling copper mine, plans to hold the town’s first clean-up event on June 12, 2021, beginning at 9:00 a.m. On the Facebook...
Ontonagon, MIyourdailyglobe.com

Former priest sentenced in Ontonagon sex abuse case

LANSING — A former Catholic priest will serve from eight to 15 years in prison following a sentencing hearing on Wednesday in Ontonagon County Court, according to a Thursday announcement from the office of the Michigan Attorney General. Gary Jacobs, 75, a former priest in Upper Peninsula parishes in Ontonagon...