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Houghton sweeps West Iron County

Houghton (17-7-4, 2-0 West-PAC) was led by Frankie Stukel, who had seven kills and 13 digs. Elsewhere offensively, Jada Markham and Harlee Froberg each added six kills and two block kills, while Kiley Farrey chipped in with five kills and 10 digs. Deja Brule added a kill and four block kills. Macken

DAILY MINING GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Getting healthy: Vegan diets not easy but worth time, effort

Garrett Neeae/Daily Mining Gazette Vegan products are seen in the health-food section Econo Foods in Houghton. People with vegan diets have a growing number of options in the Keweenaw, although local dietitians recommend consultation to make sure people are meeting their health needs. HANCOCK - It r

DAILY MINING GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Legion of Merit presented to Robinette for serving 40 years

Courtesy photo Lt. Gen. Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, and Col. Timothy Robinette pose for a photo with Robinette's certificate of retirement, Aug. 24, 2017, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. GERMANY - Air Force Col. Timothy Robinette has retired from the U.S. Air Force after servin

ESCANABA DAILY PRESS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

No injuries in Chassell crash

Police and emergency personnel clear the scene of a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon on U.S. Route 41 just south of Broemer Road in Chassell. No injuries were reported in the accident, which involved a compact car, pictured here being loaded on a wrecker, and a minivan. Police and emergency person

DAILY MINING GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Basin BBQ Blowout on the horizon

The Odessa Chamber of Commerce has scheduled the seventh annual Basin BBQ Blowout at 5 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Ector County Coliseum, 4201 Andrews Highway. Sample delicious BBQ and enjoy family activities and live music by the Chet Johnson Band. @odessachamber.com or visit www.odessa chamber.com. ON THE

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:03:00

Review: Steve Martin puts humor and love in bluegrass form

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, "The Long-Awaited Album" (Rounder Records) There's a lot of excellent music on Steve Martin's new bluegrass album with the Steep Canyon Rangers, which is good news considering five of the collection's 14 tracks are instrumentals. Sometimes, though, to quote

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 23:59:59

The Latest: Amid unrest, Bannon to appear in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Latest on demonstrations following the acquittal of a former St. Louis police officer (all times local): 10:50 a.m. President Donald Trump's former chief strategist is scheduled to appear Sunday at a rally in St. Louis, a city still in the midst of protests following the acquitt

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 23:59:59

FBI, billboard firm begin Vegas human trafficking campaign

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The FBI in Las Vegas is teaming with an advertising company donating billboard space to raise the profile of efforts to stop human trafficking in a state where brothels are legal in rural counties, but prostitution is illegal in cities such as Las Vegas and Reno, officials said Thur

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 23:59:59

RRC chairman asks executive director to resign

Published 8:43 pm, Thursday, September 21, 2017 A Railroad Commission hearing Tuesday became heated when commissioners learned that Chairman Christi Craddick had sought the resignation of the agency's executive director in a private meeting the day before. Executive Director Kimberly Corley resign

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 23:59:59

10 Things to Know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. KIM'S RESPONSE TO TRUMP'S SPEECH AT U.N. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is calling President Donald Trump "deranged" and says in a statement carried by the state news agency that he will "pay

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 23:59:59

Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

North Korea's top diplomat issued a scornful response to US President Donald Trump on Thursday, likening his United Nations speech to "the sound of a barking dog." Media: Euronews_News UNITED NATIONS (AP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called President Donald Trump "deranged" and said in a state

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 23:47:50

Photos show destruction in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Tulsi Kamath, Chron.com / Houston Chronicle Published 5:15 pm, Thursday, September 21, 2017 Photos show destruction in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria 1 / 55 Back to Gallery Millions of Puerto Ricans are looking to rebuild after facing the worst of Hurricane Maria with 175 mph winds and rain. Th

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 22:48:32

Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy's new role

David Bauder, Ap Television Writer Updated 5:14 pm, Thursday, September 21, 2017 NEW YORK (AP) - If the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn't work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law. The comic's withering attacks this week have transformed the debate over the bill (spo

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 22:31:29

Key findings from AP investigation of UN sex abuse in Congo

The Associated Press Updated 5:10 pm, Thursday, September 21, 2017 BUNIA, Congo (AP) - Here are key findings from the third installment of The Associated Press investigation into the U.N.'s peacekeeping crisis: 1. Congo, home to the United Nations' largest and most expensive mission, had the highes

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 22:12:14

Man charged with aggravated assault

A Midland man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly exhibiting a knife during the commission of an assault, according to court documents. Clifit Lee Tinner, 57, was being held Thursday on a $75,000 bond for a first-degree felony charge of aggravated assault of a date/family/house member with a weapon

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 22:12:12

Walker signs state budget in advance of re-election run

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday signed the long-delayed state budget, a spending plan he will tout as he travels the state transitioning into full-time campaign mode for his re-election bid next year. Walker signed the budget at an elementary school in Neenah, emphasizin

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 21:43:16

Oryx Midstream plans new regional crude transport pipeline

Published 4:19 pm, Thursday, September 21, 2017 Funding continues to pour into constructing and expanding midstream infrastructure in the Delaware subbasin as drilling rigs continue to dot the horizon, and producers are increasingly successful in completing wells with initial potentials. Midland's

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 21:35:36

A test for Trump's political muscle in Alabama Senate runoff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - It's Trump versus Trumpland. President Donald Trump's political muscles are getting a workout in a Republican runoff election in Alabama that has an awkward dynamic: He's campaigning for the establishment-backed incumbent over an upstart beloved by many of his own most ardent

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 21:26:11

On last day of summer, snow falling in the Sierra Nevada

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) - Snow fell in the Sierra Nevada on the last day of summer, giving the towering mountain range shared by California and Nevada a wintry look in September and making travel hazardous. Sixteen vehicles crashed on Interstate 80 as snow and hail fell Thursday, killing a man driving

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 21:25:32

Rising petroleum index shows oil patch activity still strong

Published 4:08 pm, Thursday, September 21, 2017 Activity in the Permian Basin's oil fields continues to rise as the area remains the world's hottest oil and gas play. Amarillo economist Karr Ingham reports his Texas Permian Basin Petroleum Index for July was up 21.7 percent from July 2017 levels,

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 21:13:04