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Mackinac County, MI

MSP: Nearly 5 Pounds of Marijuana Found in Vehicle of Wanted Decatur Man

A Michigan State Police trooper found nearly five pounds of marijuana in the vehicle of a wanted Decatur man during a traffic stop in Otsego Lake Township last Wednesday. A trooper stopped a vehicle for speeding on southbound I-75 near mile marker 274 around 2:50 p.m. on May 4. During the traffic stop it was determined that the man had an outstanding warrant for his arrest in Mackinac County.
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Painting Project To Resume Monday On Cut River Bridge

Contractors for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) plan to resume bridge coating warranty work on the US-2 Heath M. Robinson Memorial Cut River Bridge, Mackinac County. Work started on May 9 but was suspended due to weather conditions The lane closure on the bridge will be in place when...
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UP road, bridge and rest area work approaching

MARQUETTE, MI— A few infrastructure projects get underway next week in the Upper Peninsula. On Monday, May 9, the Michigan Department of Transportation will start resurfacing US-41/M-28 from County Road FNO to west of County Road AKE in Marquette County. The estimated completion date is June 21. Painting work...
MARQUETTE COUNTY, MI
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Slow turnout at the polls

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WJMN) – Some voters in Michigan counties headed to the polls on Tuesday. In the Upper Peninsula, that includes voters in Chippewa, Houghton, Mackinac and Marquette counties. With most of the issues on the ballot pertaining to schools, Marquette Twp. Clerk, Randy Ritari says in most...
MARQUETTE, MI
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Northern Michigan law enforcement trains for threat situations on water

STRAITS OF MACKINAC, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- There is plenty of action on the water in the Straits of Mackinac this week. Michigan law enforcement officers are training with the United States Coast Guard. About 100 Michigan law enforcement officers from Michigan State Police, the DNR and sheriff’s offices across the...
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Painting Work On Cut River Bridge Stopped Due To Weather

Contractors for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) have suspended bridge coating warranty work on the US-2 Heath M. Robinson Memorial Cut River Bridge, Mackinac County. Work started on April 19 and will resume when weather conditions allow. The lane closure on the bridge will be removed until work resumes.
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Update: Painting work on Cut River Bridge suspended

ESCANABA, Mich. – Contractors for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) have suspended bridge coating warranty work on the US-2 Heath M. Robinson Memorial Cut River Bridge, Mackinac County. Work started on April 19 and will resume when weather conditions allow. The lane closure on the bridge will be...
ESCANABA, MI

Video explains why kitchen table-sized ice sheets, 20-foot spears force Mackinac Bridge closures

ST. IGNACE, MI – Kitchen table sized sheets of ice and 20-foot ice spears routinely fall hundreds of feet from the Mackinac Bridge’s towers. That’s the word from the Mackinac Bridge Authority, which released a new video on Monday explaining why the bridge must close when ice is falling from its twin 552-foot towers and extensive cable system.
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Upper Peninsula Unemployment Rate Declines In March

Not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates fell in all 17 Michigan labor market areas, including the Upper Peninsula, during March, according to data released Thursday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. “Michigan’s regional labor markets recorded positive trends over the month,” said Wayne Rourke, associate director of the...
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Mackinac Bridge Releases Video About Falling Ice Closures

Without binoculars it would be tough to see from shore the large chunks and spears of ice that sometimes plummet from the towers and cables of the Mackinac Bridge, so it can be hard to understand why the bridge must be closed for falling ice events. A new video released...
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Mackinac Island Ferry Company: Star Line announces new name

STRAITS OF MACKINAC, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry announced plans Wednesday to change its name to Mackinac Island Ferry Company and introduced a new logo for the new brand, which will be fully rolled out by the end of 2023. During this transition, the company will be...
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