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The Shawano Leader
National tourism expert studying area’s potentialAn internationally known branding expert will spend a week visiting Shawano and
The Shawano Leader / Posted 19 hours ago
An internationally known branding expert will spend a week visiting Shawano and Menominee counties to help gauge the area’s strengths and weaknesses in attracting tourists and new residents. Roger Brooks, CEO of Roger Brooks International, will... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Tortoise missing from Oshkosh ZooWFRV - The Oshkosh Police Department is investigating a Tortoise that is missin
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted yesterday
WFRV - The Oshkosh Police Department is investigating a Tortoise that is missing from the Menominee Park Zoo. The tortoise is a Russian Tortoise that is approximately 8” to 10” in length. The tortoise was discovered missing yesterday morning. The... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Russian tortoise missing from zoozoo. Authorities say the tortoise is about 8 to 10 inches in length. It was di
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
zoo. Authorities say the tortoise is about 8 to 10 inches in length. It was discovered missing Wednesday morning from the Menominee Park Zoo. Police say it was likely removed by someone and taken from the zoo. The tortoise is not a danger to the... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Tortoise missing, possibly stolen from Menominee Park ZooOSHKOSH, Wis. - Oshkosh Police believe a tortoise missing from the Menominee Pa
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted yesterday
OSHKOSH, Wis. - Oshkosh Police believe a tortoise missing from the Menominee Park Zoo was stolen. The tortoise was discovered missing Wednesday morning. It was most likely removed from its enclosure by someone and may have been taken from the zoo,... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Shawano man sentenced for assaulting teen girlsShawano man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 10 years in prison for se
The Shawano Leader / Posted yesterday
Shawano man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting two teenage girls on the Menominee Indian Reservation. In sentencing William Wilber IV, U.S. District Judge William C. Griesbach said Wilber had a... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Deputies cleared in officer-involved shootinginvestigated by the state Department of Justice-Division of Criminal Investigat
The Shawano Leader / Posted yesterday
investigated by the state Department of Justice-Division of Criminal Investigations. The results were referred to Shawano-Menominee County District Attorney Greg Parker. In a June 28 letter to Sheriff Adam Bieber provided to the Leader on... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Shawano man sentenced to 10 years in prison for child sexual abuse on Menominee Indian Reservationman will spend 10 years behind bars after admitting to engaging in sex acts wit
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 3 days ago
man will spend 10 years behind bars after admitting to engaging in sex acts with two teenage girls in 2015 and 2016 on the Menominee Indian Reservation. William Wilber IV, 35, was sentenced to two concurrent terms of 10 years in prison, followed... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
In Michigan: Who wins, who loses if GOP efforts slay ObamacareSchoolcraft County, a 60-year-old making $30,000 a year would pay $6,900 more a
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 3 days ago
Schoolcraft County, a 60-year-old making $30,000 a year would pay $6,900 more a year under the original GOP Senate plan. In Menominee County, that same 60-year-old would pay $4,660 more and in Chippewa County, he or she would pay $3,810 more a... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
The Menomonie community celebrates the life of a local heroThe Menominee community came together Saturday to pay tribute to a fallen hero.
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 6 days ago
The Menominee community came together Saturday to pay tribute to a fallen hero. Jack Ganzemiller passed away last Sunday, and on Saturday he was honored by family, friends, and his brothers from the Menomonie Fire Department. Ganzemiller had a long... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Native American plays coming to townCollege of Menominee Nation and the Oneida Community Education Center have spen
The Shawano Leader / Posted 6 days ago
College of Menominee Nation and the Oneida Community Education Center have spent nearly a decade producing Native American theater productions in Northeastern Wisconsin. The two entities will embark on their most ambitious collaboration to date from... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
New conference provides more foes for 8-man teamsAs part of a major conference realignment in Northeastern Wisconsin, the Gresha
The Shawano Leader / Posted 7 days ago
As part of a major conference realignment in Northeastern Wisconsin, the Gresham/Bowler and Menominee Indian football teams will each have two new foes this fall. The Marinette & Oconto, Northern Lakes and Packerland conferences have been combined... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
CMN performing traditional pageantThe College of Menominee Nation Theater Department will produce a traditional M
The Shawano Leader / Posted 7 days ago
The College of Menominee Nation Theater Department will produce a traditional Menominee pageant for a second straight year. The pageant, titled “The Legend of Spirit Rock,” will be held in the Woodland Bowl at sunset on Aug. 2. The project is led by... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Wisconsin lawmakers introduce bill opposing controversial UP mineintroducing a bi-partisan Joint Resolution in opposition to Aquila Resources’ p
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 8 days ago
introducing a bi-partisan Joint Resolution in opposition to Aquila Resources’ proposed Back Forty Mining Project along the Menominee River in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. “We are calling on the State of Michigan to oppose this project and for... Read more
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WBUP - WBKP Marquette
Phenomenon of Paulding light explained but mystery remainslike a train light going off in the distance, a ghost of a train but I’ve heard
WBUP - WBKP Marquette / Posted 8 days ago
like a train light going off in the distance, a ghost of a train but I’ve heard it in other stories too,” said Visiting Menominee Resident, Don Paul. Sightings of the light have been reported for decades, while most claim the first sighting was... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Angel L. Mendoza-Waukauwas born on Sept. 1, 2002, in Shawano, a daughter of Dominique Mendoza and Mark
The Shawano Leader / Posted 8 days ago
was born on Sept. 1, 2002, in Shawano, a daughter of Dominique Mendoza and Mark Waukau Jr. Angel just graduated from Menominee Indian Middle School. She participated in track, wrote poetry and loved to sing. She enjoyed being around other... Read more
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New America Media
Will Global Warming Change Native American Religious Practices?to changes in Native Americans’ religious practices. Historian David R. M. Bec
New America Media / Posted 9 days ago
to changes in Native Americans’ religious practices. Historian David R. M. Beck interviewed elders and researched how the Menominee tribe in Wisconsin adapted to the loss of their sacred fish, the sturgeon, after a paper mill built a dam across... Read more
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MLive.com
Embezzlement from Disabled American Veterans earns man probationDAV Hall on Eastern Avenue in Kentwood. Police said he forged signatures and ca
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
DAV Hall on Eastern Avenue in Kentwood. Police said he forged signatures and cashed 13 checks from the organization. Jacobs's criminal history includes a 2009 possession of a firearm by a felon charge in Menominee County, according to court reco... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Basketball coach gets 12 years for sex crimethe boy’s mother, who detailed the emotional trauma the child continues to expe
The Shawano Leader / Posted 9 days ago
the boy’s mother, who detailed the emotional trauma the child continues to experience because of the incident. Shawano-Menominee County District Attorney Greg Parker argued for the maximum sentence of up to 25 years in prison and 15 years of... Read more
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WBUP - WBKP Marquette
Police: No foul play suspected in man's deathof natural causes and not due to injuries sustained from the vehicle. The man
WBUP - WBKP Marquette / Posted 10 days ago
of natural causes and not due to injuries sustained from the vehicle. The man was identified as Michael Skrobiak, 72, of Menominee County, Michigan. The Sheriff’s Office, Pembine Rescue Squad, Menominee County Sheriff’s office and the Marinette... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Man found dead in pickup truck on side of the road in Marinette Countyhe was dead. An autopsy showed he died from natural causes and not any injuries
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 10 days ago
he was dead. An autopsy showed he died from natural causes and not any injuries from when his car left the road. The sheriff's office was assisted by Pembine Rescue Squad, Menominee County Sheriff's Office and Marinette County Coroner'... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
1 year later, Wisconsin communities rebuild after disastrous...said. Since the flood, Bad River has been considering further development to i
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
said. Since the flood, Bad River has been considering further development to its emergency management plan, he said. The Menominee tribe provided Bad River with a lot of assistance from emergency planners during the flooding, he said. "They were... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
No new trial in Packers ticket casehad said during deliberations that he personally knew Burris and that he regard
The Shawano Leader / Posted 13 days ago
had said during deliberations that he personally knew Burris and that he regarded the defendant as an honest man. Shawano-Menominee County Circuit Judge William Kussel Jr. said Friday the jury was exposed to improper outside information, but that... Read more
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WBUP - WBKP Marquette
Organization facing a critical blood shortageMall, 301 N Lincoln Gogebic Ironwood 7/19/2017: 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Rive
WBUP - WBKP Marquette / Posted 14 days ago
Mall, 301 N Lincoln Gogebic Ironwood 7/19/2017: 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., River Valley Bank, 200 South Suffolk Street Menominee 7/17/2017: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Carney Evangelical Free Church, 52 Church Street 7/10/2017: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Powers... Read more
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WBUP - WBKP Marquette
Annual golf fundraiser drives away violencein the community,” said Crime Victim’s Advocate for Tri County Safe Harbor, Hea
WBUP - WBKP Marquette / Posted 15 days ago
in the community,” said Crime Victim’s Advocate for Tri County Safe Harbor, Heather Wentworth. The shelter serves Delta, Menominee, and Schoolcraft counties. Tri County Safe Harbor received great community support and donations to make the event... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Canandaigua city manager a finalist for job in Michiganas city manager in Canandaigua, according to the Huron newspaper report. Andrz
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 15 days ago
as city manager in Canandaigua, according to the Huron newspaper report. Andrzejewski had served as city manager of Menominee, Michigan, since February 2013 before announcing his resignation in March 2016. Eagle Herald Publishing... Read more
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The Burton View
Burton residents to be taken off Flint water system express gratitude at ceremony | July 6, 2017is underway. “I thought it was going to just be for the higher up people,” sai
The Burton View / Posted 16 days ago
is underway. “I thought it was going to just be for the higher up people,” said Ernie Sanchez, who lives with his wife on Menominee Street which has been affected by the Flint Water Crisis. “I didn’t know we would be able to be a part of it. It... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Canandaigua city manager a finalist for job in Michiganas city manager in Canandaigua, according to the Huron newspaper report. Andrz
MPNnow.com / Posted 16 days ago
as city manager in Canandaigua, according to the Huron newspaper report. Andrzejewski had served as city manager of Menominee, Michigan, since February 2013 before announcing his resignation in March 2016. Eagle Herald Publishing... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Future USS Billings christened and launched at Marinette Marine15th LCS at Fincantieri Marinette Marine Saturday morning. A crowd watched as
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 20 days ago
15th LCS at Fincantieri Marinette Marine Saturday morning. A crowd watched as the future USS Billings splashed into the Menominee River. The LCS provides warfighting capabilities and operational flexibility for missions including mine-clearing,... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Future USS Billings christened and lunched at Marinette Marine15th LCS at Fincantieri Marinette Marine Saturday morning. A crowd watched as
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 20 days ago
15th LCS at Fincantieri Marinette Marine Saturday morning. A crowd watched as the future USS Billings splashed into the Menominee River. The LCS provides warfighting capabilities and operational flexibility for missions including mine-clearing,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Commander from Mayport on hand as his future ship touches water for first timeMayport Naval Station. But although the ship floated just fine after it rocked
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 days ago
Mayport Naval Station. But although the ship floated just fine after it rocked back and forth creating a wave across the Menominee River, it still has a long way to go before it’s operating in Northeast Florida. “It’s a patriotic feeling to know... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
TransCanada gives $1,000 to Junior Achievementto JA programs like ours,” Ebbinger said. “We thank TransCanada for its support
The Shawano Leader / Posted 21 days ago
to JA programs like ours,” Ebbinger said. “We thank TransCanada for its support of JA programs for the youth of Shawano and Menominee counties.” Junior Achievement volunteers teach work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy in K-12... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Mayport’s littoral combat ships go from raw steel to finished products at this Wisconsin shipyardshort time of seven hours to move the future USS Billings (LCS 15) to the place
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
short time of seven hours to move the future USS Billings (LCS 15) to the place where it’s now waiting to splash into the Menominee River on Saturday morning. The ships still have a long way to go once they are in the water before they are... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Video shows state trooper's squad car rammedas the suspect swiftly becomes belligerent. Authorities say Trooper Randy Kind
WAOW Wausau / Posted 21 days ago
as the suspect swiftly becomes belligerent. Authorities say Trooper Randy Kind pulled over a sedan driven by a 21-year old Menominee Falls man near Horicon on County Highway S Tuesday, after the video shows the car passing a truck on the road way's... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Video shows Wisconsin State Trooper's squad car rammedas the suspect swiftly becomes belligerent. Authorities say Trooper Randy Kind
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 21 days ago
as the suspect swiftly becomes belligerent. Authorities say Trooper Randy Kind pulled over a sedan driven by a 21-year old Menominee Falls man near Horicon on County Highway S Tuesday, after the video shows the car passing a truck on the road way's... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Fourth of July fireworks and fun in Northeast Wisconsin9:30 p.m. Omro: Fourth of July Celebration, Parade at Noon, 30th Anniversary o
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 22 days ago
9:30 p.m. Omro: Fourth of July Celebration, Parade at Noon, 30th Anniversary of Omro Ducks at 8 p.m., fireworks at Dusk Oshkosh: Fourth of July Veteran's Parade and Festival Foods Fireworks, Menominee Park, parade at 9 a.m., fireworks at 9:45... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Five people to be interviewed for Cass City manager spotrecently completed a mentoring assignment as city manager in Canandaigua, New Y
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
recently completed a mentoring assignment as city manager in Canandaigua, New York. He served as city manager in Menominee, Michigan, and as mayor, safety director, economic development director for the city of Eastlake, Ohio. He also has... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A time-lapse look at how the future USS Billings prepares for launchUSS Billings (LCS 15) as it moves out of a building at Fincantieri Marinette Ma
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 22 days ago
USS Billings (LCS 15) as it moves out of a building at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisc., so the Lockheed Martin-built ship can be launched Saturday into the Menominee River on the border of Wisconsin and Michigan. (Lockheed... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
FSA open house provides info on county committeeThe Shawano-Menominee County USDA Farm Service Agency will hold an open house f
The Shawano Leader / Posted 22 days ago
The Shawano-Menominee County USDA Farm Service Agency will hold an open house from 1-3 p.m. July 12 to provide information about the FSA’s county committee election process. The agency is located at 603A Lakeland Road in Shawano. County committees... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
One person injured in Pierce County tornadofor: Florence, Marinette Flood Advisory issued June 27 at 5:03PM CDT expiring
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 22 days ago
for: Florence, Marinette Flood Advisory issued June 27 at 5:03PM CDT expiring June 30 at 3:00PM CDT in effect for: Dickinson, Menominee Flood Advisory issued June 27 at 5:03PM CDT expiring June 30 at 3:00PM CDT in effect for: Florence, Ma... Read more
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MLive.com
Burton residents to be removed from Flint water systemnews of the water crisis broke and will continue to do so throughout the course
MLive.com / Posted 22 days ago
news of the water crisis broke and will continue to do so throughout the course of the project. Theron Allen lives on Menominee Avenue and was looking forward to the change after previously noticing some discolored water coming from the faucet... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Deals signed and relationships built by Michigan business leaders during Europe trade missionAlpha Precision Aerospace (Fraser), Classic Precision (Wixom), Detroit Engineer
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Alpha Precision Aerospace (Fraser), Classic Precision (Wixom), Detroit Engineered Products (Troy), Enstrom Helicopter (Menominee), Hydra Lock (Mt. Clemens), ThermoAnalytics (Calumet), Traverse Legal PLC/Drone Law Pro (Traverse City)... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Mayport Naval Station’s future begins in Wisconsin, where its next littoral combat ship is set to launchby email at joe.daraskevich@jacksonville.com or message him on Twitter at @JoeD
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 days ago
by email at joe.daraskevich@jacksonville.com or message him on Twitter at @JoeD_TU. A shipyard in a small community on the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisc., is building Navy ships that can operate in shallow water while performing a variety of... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Grizzlies jump on Menominee earlyThe Bonduel Legion baseball team jumped all over Menominee in the first inning
The Shawano Leader / Posted 23 days ago
The Bonduel Legion baseball team jumped all over Menominee in the first inning to dominate Tuesday’s five-inning home contest, 13-3. The Grizzlies, led by Bailey Dingeldein’s two-run shot, posted nine first-inning runs on seven hits. “They’re being... Read more
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WBUP - WBKP Marquette
Upcoming fundraiser supporting survivors of domestic violence and sexual assaultgo to benefit Tri County Safe Harbor, the domestic violence and sexual assault
WBUP - WBKP Marquette / Posted 24 days ago
go to benefit Tri County Safe Harbor, the domestic violence and sexual assault program. We have an office in Carney, Menominee, Manistique, and our shelter is here in Escanaba,” said Tri County Safe Harbor Executive Director, Lynn... Read more
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MLive.com
Ecological health of U.P. river improvingMENOMINEE, MI -- The ecological health of a major Lake Michigan tributary is im
MLive.com / Posted 24 days ago
MENOMINEE, MI -- The ecological health of a major Lake Michigan tributary is improving, say environmental regulators. The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to remove restrictions on dredging in the Menominee River after Michigan and... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Kaukauna Utilities issues boil, bottle water advisoryFlood Advisory issued June 26 at 12:28PM CDT expiring June 27 at 4:57AM CDT in
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 25 days ago
Flood Advisory issued June 26 at 12:28PM CDT expiring June 27 at 4:57AM CDT in effect for: Dickinson, Menominee Flood Advisory issued June 26 at 12:28PM CDT expiring June 27 at 4:57AM CDT in effect for: Florence, Marinette Flood Advisory issued... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Northeast Wisconsin county leaders making resolutions to condemn Back 40 Minecan start drilling. The Back 40 Mine project will extract zinc and gold from a
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 27 days ago
can start drilling. The Back 40 Mine project will extract zinc and gold from a sulfide deposit in the UP, just across the Menominee River from Marinette County. The 800 foot-deep mine will be drilled within 150 feet of the Menominee... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Anthem will leave most of Wisconsin health-insurance marketThe company said it would limit its individual policy offering to one off-excha
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
The company said it would limit its individual policy offering to one off-exchange medical plan in Menominee County. The announcement is another major blow to the Obamacare exchange in Wisconsin, after UnitedHealthcare pulled the plug last year.... Read more
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MLive.com
Powerboat driver who pulled stunt around river freighter reprimandeddown the Saginaw River between Veterans Memorial and Liberty bridges at a high
MLive.com / Posted 28 days ago
down the Saginaw River between Veterans Memorial and Liberty bridges at a high rate of speed at the same time as the Menominee freighter was heading toward an open Liberty Bridge. The driver cruised past the 606 foot freighter on the east... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan aerospace leaders to travel to Paris air showengineering services, and an innovative engine ion sensor to the transportation
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 29 days ago
engineering services, and an innovative engine ion sensor to the transportation and other industries. Enstrom Helicopter, Menominee; CEO Tracy Biegler — designer and manufacturer of light, single-engine piston and turbine helicopters for... Read more
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