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Rosalynn Carter, outspoken former first lady, dies at 96

ATLANTA — Former first lady Rosalynn Carter, the closest adviser to Jimmy Carter during his one term as U.S. president and their four decades thereafter as global humanitarians, has died at the age of 96. The Carter Center said she died Sunday after living with dementia and suffering many ...

Deer harvest down

MARQUETTE — Numbers from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Marquette office show a sharp decline in the number of harvested deer so far this firearm season. As of Friday morning, the Upper Peninsula saw just under 4,800 bucks harvested during the first two days of the 2023 deer ...

Murder suspect denied bond at arraignment

HOUGHTON — The Houghton man accused of committing a murder in downtown Houghton Monday night was denied bond in 97th District Court Friday. Evan Dixon, 59, was arrested Monday on charges of fatally shooting Theron Duncan, 53, of Houghton with a pistol at the Douglass House Saloon. Dixon ...

LSCP awarded $3.4M grant to support jobs development

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced grant recipients for its Small Business Support Hub program on Thursday, with one local organization receiving over $3 million. Lake Superior Community Partnership received $3.4 million, with $400,000 going toward direct ...

State promotes doulas to assist pregnant women, families

MARQUETTE — The state has embraced the crucial role of doulas and is taking the initiative to ensure they’re treated with respect, receive expanded training and are compensated for their services. A doula is there to support new parents through the entirety of childbirth and the ...