Alger County Newswire

Alger County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alger County, MI.

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  1. Construction work to continue through summer at Laughing Whitefish Falls in Alger CountyRead the original story

    Friday Jun 15 | State of Michigan

    Construction work is under way at the Laughing Whitefish Falls Scenic Site, north of Sundell, in Alger County. Observation decks and a long wooden staircase, of more than 150 steps, are being improved over the summer months.

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  2. Man rescued, fined $690 after climbing Miners Castle at Michigan's Pictured RocksRead the original story

    Tuesday May 29 | MLive.com

    ... noon on Tuesday, May 29, when park rangers on marine patrol noticed the man sitting atop the rock. WLUC said Alger County Sheriff's rescue units used a rope system to send a person up to get the stranded climber. Pictured Rocks has seen a huge surge ...

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  3. US-41 Marquette County resurfacing starts May 29Read the original story

    Friday May 25 | State of Michigan

    PROJECT: MDOT is investing $330,000 to resurface about 3.5 miles of US-41 from the Marquette/Alger county line north to Marquette County Road 456. Work includes crack filling, gravel shoulders, resurfacing and pavement markings.

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  4. Trout season opener will see additional 10-brook-trout bag limit streams in the UPRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | State of Michigan

    ... River (Chippewa County); Presque Isle River and tributaries (Gogebic County) and Rock River and tributaries (Alger County). With the exception of Menominee County, 14 of the U.P.'s 15 counties have at least one stream included on the 10 Brook Trout ...

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  5. Trout season opener will see additional 10-brook-trout bag limit streams in the UPRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | State of Michigan

    ... River (Chippewa County); Presque Isle River and tributaries (Gogebic County) and Rock River and tributaries (Alger County). With the exception of Menominee County, 14 of the U.P.'s 15 counties have at least one stream included on the 10 Brook Trout ...

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  6. Man sentenced in death of boater on trip to pour dad's ashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A man has been sentenced to jail after pleading guilty in the death of a man who was on a boating trip to pour his father's ashes into Lake Superior. WLUC-TV reports Timothy Preston of Marquette was sentenced this month in Alger County Circuit Court to 11 months in jail, but must only serve 45 days if he completes two years of probation.

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  7. Osceola County joins multi-district lawsuit against opioid makersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Northern Michigan News

    ... the best attorneys in the country working on this case," Smith said. "I think we have a good shot." On Monday, Alger County retained Smith and Johnson, and Gratiot County also agreed to join the litigation on Feb. 6. Opposing the move was ...

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  8. 1 dead, 1 hurt in Upper Peninsula snowmobile crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | MLive.com

    The Associated Press reports that Jason Craig Bashor, 34, of Maryland, suffered fatal injuries in the crash which occurred on a trail near Shingleton, about 45 miles east of Marquette in Alger County on Tuesday afternoon. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  9. You should visit this U.P. county during winter and here's whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... as well take a trip to the part of the state where they are best at living life in cold, snowy conditions. Alger County is an especially perfect cold weather destination. Here are a few of the many reasons you should check out the Munising area this ...

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  10. Marquette County man hospitalized in single-vehicle crash SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... on M-94 when he lost control of the vehicle and traveled off the roadway. Troopers were sent to the scene by Alger County dispatchers, and found his 2001 Honda Accord resting in a ditch. The driver suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash, ...

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  11. DNR wants to hear your ideas on state forest planning for Alger and Marquette countiesRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | State of Michigan

    ... species and improve the overall health of the forest. This year, areas are under review in Rock River Township (Alger County) and Champion, Chocolay, Ely, Ewing, Forsyth, Humboldt, Marquette, Michigamme, Republic, Sands, Tilden, Turn and Wells ...

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  12. This is what a 5 day camping trip to Pictured Rocks is likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | MLive.com

    It's one of the hidden, yet not so hidden gems of Michigan. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in the Upper Peninsula in Alger County is known for its multicolored pictured rocks cliffs.

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  13. Boat driver charged with negligent homicide after man dies in Lake SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | MLive.com

    Alger County, Coast Guard crews and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore parks staff all helped with the rescue and recovery effort after Robert Louis died in a boating incident. (File art by Cory Morse Alger County, Coast Guard crews and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore parks staff all helped with the rescue and recovery effort after Robert Louis died in a boating incident.

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  14. DNR wants to hear your ideas on state forest planning for Alger, Delta and Schoolcraft countiesRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2017 | State of Michigan

    ... and improve the overall health of the forest. This year, areas are under review in Burt and Munising townships (Alger County); Doyle, Germfask, Hiawatha, Manistique and Seney townships (Schoolcraft County), and Fairbanks and Garden townships (Delta ...

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  15. DNR wants to hear your ideas on state forest planning for Alger and Marquette countiesRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | State of Michigan

    ... species and improve the overall health of the forest. This year, areas are under review in Rock River township (Alger County) and Champion, Chocolay, Ely, Ewing, Forsyth, Humboldt, Marquette, Michigamme, Republic, Sands, Tilden, Turn and Wells ...

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  16. Nation 11 mins ago 5:34 p.m.Man dies trying to spread father's ashes in Lake SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | WHAS11

    ... Michigan State Police said the six other boaters were rescued and were being treated for hypothermia. The Alger County Sheriff's Department found Robert Louis' body on Monday. A witness from the shore told police he saw the group's boat sharply turn ...

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  17. Man dies trying to spread father's ashes in Lake SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | CBS News

    ... Michigan State Police said the six other boaters were rescued and were being treated for hypothermia. The Alger County Sheriff's Department found Robert Louis' body on Monday. A witness from the shore told police he saw the group's boat sharply turn ...

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  18. Michigan man dies trying to spread father's ashes in lakeRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Michigan State Police said the six other boaters were rescued and were being treated for hypothermia. The Alger County Sheriff's Department found Robert Louis' body on Monday. A witness from the shore told police he saw the group's boat sharply turn ...

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  19. .com | Man dies trying to spread father's ashes in lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | News24

    ... Michigan State Police said the six other boaters were rescued and were being treated for hypothermia. The Alger County Sheriff's Department found Robert Louis' body on Monday. A witness from the shore told police he saw the group's boat sharply turn ...

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  20. Man killed by boat while spreading father's ashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | New York Post

    ... "The seventh passenger was not recovered immediately." Louis' body was found a day later after a search by the Alger County Sheriff's Department and the US Coast Guard. "What I gathered from the information was, he tried to grab the boat as it was ...

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