Timber harvester pleads guilty to felony theft

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LANSING — A Stephenson man charged in connection to stealing more than $100,000 of timber from the state has pleaded guilty, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced. Raymond Vetort, owner of R&J Logging, an independent logging company, was bound over for trial in July on the ...

Great Lakes levels expected to decline

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DETROIT — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials forecast Great Lakes water levels to continue seasonal water level decline in the coming months. Detroit District Watershed Hydrology Section Chief Keith Kompoltowicz and Watershed Hydrology Section Physical Scientist and lead water level ...

UPSET makes drug arrest in Baraga


BARAGA — On October 20, 2021, following a two-month investigation, detectives from UPSET arrested a 37 year old suspect from Baraga on two counts of Delivery of Methamphetamine, a 20 year felony. The suspect’s name will not be released until his arraignment in the 97th District Court, ...

Two arrested on drug charges


WAKEFIELD — On October 20, detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) and troopers from the Wakefield Post arrested two people from Ontonagon County involved in selling illegal drugs. The two suspects are involved in separate investigations and are not related. ...

Cemetery Walk

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Courtesy photo On Friday and Saturday, October 22 and 23, Players de Noc will be performing a one-of-a-kind, locally written event, just in time for Halloween and the full moon. Playing Dead: A Cemetery Walk with Players de Noc will take place at Lakeview Cemetery. Director Nicole Rossell has ...

Enbridge temporarily stops Michigan pipeline due to protests

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DETROIT — The operator of a Michigan oil pipeline said it temporarily shut down Line 5 Tuesday after protesters warned the company that they planned to turn an emergency valve. Video posted on social media showed someone with a hard hat and a wrench inside a fenced area in Tuscola County, ...