(RRN) 48th Annual CBC Telethon Set For Sunday In Manistique
The 48th annual C-B-C fundraiser is set for this Sunday in Manistique. The event at the Manistique High School and on WTIQ Kruisin 1490 raises money for the American Cancer Society, Bay Cliff Health Camp and Marquette's Beacon House, which serves families from all over the U.P. The event runs from Noon to Seven at the Manistique...

(RRN) Judge Denies New Trail For Man Who Dismembered Wife
A federal judge has denied a request for a new trial for Stephen Grant, who killed and dismembered his wife, Tara, in 2007, in suburban Detroit. The "Detroit Free Press" reports that U.S. District Court Judge David Lawson ruled this week that Grant did receive a fair trial, and that his confession was obtained legally. Tara Grant (Destrampe) grew...

(RRN) Rally For New Traffic Light Set For Friday In Escanaba
A rally will be held Friday afternoon to highlight the need for a traffic light at the intersection of South Lincoln Road and Eighth Avenue South. Carol Schiltz is with the Delta County Regional Inclusive Coalition. She says that the intersection is dangerous, and people with disabilities have a very difficult time crossing the...

(RRN) Authorities Release Names Of Escanaba Drug Suspects
The names of the 14 people arrested on drug charges in Escanaba this week have been released in the wake of their first court appearance. Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested the people for selling and distributing the prescription drug Bupren-orphine, which is also known as Suboxone and Subutex....

(RRN) Escanaba Schools To Stay Open Two Days Longer In June
Students in the Escanaba Area School District will spend an extra two days in the classroom this year. School Superintendent Michelle Lemire says that's thanks to weather closures and the city-wide power outage in February. The last day for students will be June 8th, and the last day for teachers is June 9th....

(RRN) Upper Peninsula Mining Industry Has Its Own 'Day'
Michigan's mining industry now has its own day. The state senate Thursday approved a resolution submitted by U-P State Senator Tom Casperson to declare September sixth as Michigan Mining Day. Casperson says he appreciates how mining provides high-paying jobs for the U-P…and pledged to support the growth...

(RRN) Benishek Votes To Head Off Automatic Medicare Cuts
Congressman Dan Benishek voted for the so-called "doc fix" that passed the U-S House of Representatives on Thursday. The measure overrides the latest round Medicare reimbursement cuts first enacted back in 1997. Benishek says the bipartisan measure is designed to make sure seniors continue to get the...

(RRN) Fourteen People Arrested On Drugs Charges In Escanaba
Fourteen people are behind bars for drug-related charges in Escanaba. Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested the people in the City of Escanaba for selling and distributing the prescription drug Bupren-orphine, which is also known as Suboxone and Subutex. These are prescribed to...

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