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Rash Of Fires In Upper Peninsula Linked To Burning Debris, Careless Fires

Most of these fires are caused by people having campfires or those burning debris who leave the fires unattended.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015

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Authorities: Man Dies After Being Hit By Minivan

Authorities say a 55-year-old man has died after being hit by a minivan while crossing a roadway with a group of people in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2014

DUI Case Vs. UP Police Official Dismissed

A drunken driving case against a state police post commander in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has been dismissed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2012


Rare Upper Peninsula Tornado Confirmed

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a rare tornado touched down last week in the UP.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012

Unhappy Upper Peninsula Considers Becoming Own State

Upset about higher taxes and declining state aid, UP residents are floating the idea of becoming the nation’s 51st state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2012


UP Pasty Pioneer Hopes To Benefit From British Controversy

A tax revolt in Great Britain is bringing new customers to a business based in Michigan’s remote Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

Officials: 2 Die In Separate UP Drownings

Authorities say two people have died in separate possible drownings in the Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2011

Inmate Charged With Carjacking In Escape Attempt

An inmate at a prison in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has been charged with carjacking and assault with intent to rob while armed following an escape attempt.


U.P. Plane Crash Kills 4

A 73-year-old Chicago area man and three of his granddaughters from Israel were killed when their small plane crashed on an interstate in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.A 13-year-old grandson, who was hospitalized after being ejected from […]


Stamos' Sex Life Could Be An Issue At Mich. Trial

Lawyers for a Michigan couple accused of trying to extort money from John Stamos say the actor’s private life should be fair game at trial next week.