IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (AP) — A hospital that is a major employer in an Upper Peninsula county is getting support from public officials as it pursues a $25 million federal loan.
AP Division 3 boys player of year: Flint Beecher’s Terry
The 2019 Associated Press Division 3 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of nine Michigan sportswriters.
4 injured but expected to be OK in small plane crash
MENOMINEE, Wis. (AP) — Four people were injured in the weekend crash of a small plane in Menominee County, but all four are expected to survive.
They were traveling from the Waupaca area to Iron Mountain, Michigan, on Saturday morning when their single-engine plane went down near a county highway. The pilot and one passenger were taken to an area hospital.
The cause of the crash wasn't immediately determined.
Deer disease not found in hundreds of dead UP deer
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (AP) — Experts say they've found no new cases of chronic wasting disease in Michigan's Upper Peninsula after testing hundreds of dead deer during the hunting season.
The Daily News in Iron Mountain reports more than 750 deer heads were examined in a core surveillance area around Dickinson County. Hundreds more were checked in an area that extended into Marquette County.
UP hospital asks county for help while it fixes finances
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (AP) — An Upper Peninsula county is being asked to extend a financial lifeline to a hospital, which is the area's largest employer.
Police identify woman whose body was found in UP dumpster
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (AP) — Police say a body found in a dumpster behind a resale shop in the western Upper Peninsula belonged to a woman was looking for usable items when she died.
The Iron Mountain Police Department said Wednesday that 59-year-old Shelley Bowman apparently slipped and fell head-first into an approximately 5-feet-deep open space within the dumpster.
Body found in dumpster; foul play not suspected in UP
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (AP) — Police say a body has been found in a dumpster behind a resale shop in the western Upper Peninsula.
The Daily News in Iron Mountain says investigators don't suspect foul play. No other details were released Tuesday.
The dumpster is behind a Goodwill Industries store in Iron Mountain, 190 miles west of the Mackinac Bridge.
UP fire departments grateful for gifts of surplus gear
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (AP) — Fire departments in Michigan's western Upper Peninsula are benefiting from a surplus of equipment delivered hundreds of miles from the Lower Peninsula.
Deer in Upper Peninsula tests positive for fatal illness
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a deer in Dickinson County carried the first known case of chronic wasting disease in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
The state Department of Natural Resources says the 4-year-old doe was shot on a farm in Waucedah Township. Laboratories confirmed the animal was infected with the fatal nervous system illness found in deer, moose and elk.
It was among hundreds of deer the DNR has tested in Upper Peninsula counties bordering Wisconsin.
State officials offering forums in UP about college aid
MENOMINEE, Mich. (AP) — State officials are making a rapid tour of the Upper Peninsula to help families learn about financial aid for college.
Workshops begin Monday at Menominee High School in Menominee and Bay College West in Iron Mountain. Treasury Department representatives also will be in Ironwood, Houghton and Sault Ste. Marie this week.
’Shroom boom: Mushroom pickers find big ones in UP
QUINNESEC, Mich. (AP) — Mushroom steak, anyone? The possibilities seem endless for a wild Upper Peninsula mushroom that looks like a volleyball.
Police: Man killed from gunfire with Upper Peninsula officer
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (AP) — Police in Michigan's Upper Peninsula say an armed robbery suspect was killed and an officer wounded when the two fired shots at each other after a car chase and crash.
Iron Mountain police say officers were searching Monday for a man who stole a vehicle and tried to rob a woman at gunpoint when an officer spotted the car. The department says the officer chased the car until it crashed about a minute later.
Veteran drag racer, 80, dies after northern Michigan crash
NORWAY, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a longtime drag racer died after crashing his jet engine-powered car at a track in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
The Iron Mountain Daily News and WLUC-TV report 80-year-old Doug Rose, driver of the Green Mamba, died Friday evening at the Norway Speedway. Rose, of Ringtown, Pennsylvania, crashed into a guardrail and flipped during an exhibition run.
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials are looking for vandals who broke into an abandoned iron mine in the Upper Peninsula where scientists are studying hibernating bats threatened by a deadly illness.
The Department of Natural Resources says the intruders disturbed the bats, stole cameras and no-trespassing signs, built a bonfire and damaged a gate designed to keep people out but allow the bats to enter and exit.
Allegan 71, Gobles 52
Alma 72, Midland Bullock Creek 56
Almont 50, Croswell-Lexington 43
Alpena 66, Tawas 51
Ann Arbor Greenhills 54, Clarkston Everest Collegiate 37
Ann Arbor Huron 70, Southgate Anderson 34
Ann Arbor Rudolf Steiner 52, Ann Arbor Central Academy 36
Ann Arbor Skyline 95, Romulus 53
Armada 55, Algonac 37
Ashley 67, Vestaburg 58
Auburn Hills Avondale 41, Rochester Hills Stoney Creek 34
Baldwin 68, Remus Chippewa Hills 48
Bark River-Harris 82, Iron Mountain North Dickinson 41
Concerns raised about former Roseburg VA surgery chief’s colonoscopies at Michigan VA
Before former Chief of Surgery Dinesh Ranjan became a focal point for controversy at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center, he worked at the Iron Mountain VA, in Michigan's rural Upper Peninsula. Independent investigators recently raised concerns about colonoscopies performed by Ranjan and other doctors there, the Iron Mountain Daily News reported last week.
Alma 65, Carrollton 60
Ann Arbor Rudolf Steiner 43, Calhoun Christian 40
Ann Arbor Skyline 79, Monroe 41
Armada 40, Yale 37
Baldwin 68, Pentwater 61
Bark River-Harris 85, Iron Mountain North Dickinson 45
Bath 65, Fowler 48
Bear Lake 60, Manistee Catholic Central 51
Beaverton 71, Farwell 34
Belleville 81, Dearborn Heights Crestwood 42
Benton Harbor 79, Portage Central 39
Birmingham Groves 81, Oxford 70, 3OT
Blanchard Montabella 71, Ashley 61
Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood 53, Royal Oak Shrine 50, OT
Alma 55, Hemlock 42
Birmingham Seaholm 64, Rochester Adams 62, OT
Burton Faith 64, Kimball New Life Christian 31
Calumet 57, Houghton 48
Center Line 49, Madison Heights Lamphere 41
Clarkston 61, West Bloomfield 48
Clarkston Everest Collegiate 71, Frankel Jewish Academy 44
Inmate admits possessing child porn inside federal prison
FORT DIX, N.J. (AP) — A federal prison inmate serving a lengthy sentence for trafficking in child pornography has admitted possessing a removable storage card that contained dozens of child porn images.
Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say Erik Smith pleaded guilty Wednesday. The 36-year-old Iron Mountain, Michigan, man is now serving a 19-year sentence at Fort Dix and could receive an additional 20-year term when he's sentenced in February.
Bay City All Saints 49, Bay City John Glenn 46
Beal City 57, McBain Northern Michigan Christian 53
Bellaire 59, Onaway 54
Benzie Central 73, Mesick 21
Big Rapids Crossroads Charter Academy 84, Vestaburg 82
Brown City 56, Otisville Lakeville 51
Buckley 85, Leland 45
Caro 67, Cass City 43
Cheboygan 48, DeTour 41
Crystal Falls Forest Park 48, Iron Mountain North Dickinson 40