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Yesterday | The Detroit News

Authorities: Northern Michigan man, 71, dies after truck pins him

Elmwood Township -- Authorities say a 71-year-old man has died after his pickup rolled down his driveway and pinned him against another vehicle in northern Michigan.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Suttons Bay, MI

Tue Apr 22, 2014

MLive.com

Man killed when parked truck slips out of gear, pins him against another vehicle

A 71-year-old Leelanau County man died after his parked truck slipped out of gear and rolled into him, pinning him against another vehicle, authorities said.

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WWBN-FM Burton

Michigan Family Turns Over Native American Skull

While experts are not completely sure how it was obtained, a skull that has been passed down through generations by a Michigan family has been returned to its Native American ancestors.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University

UpNorthLive.com

Cedar man dies in weekend ATV crash

Deputies were called to the home in Centerville Township Saturday evening shortly before 9. Authorities believe the crash happened about an hour before it was reported.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

MLive.com

'Put to rest:' Native American skull returned to tribe more than 100 years later

After more than 100 years in the possession of a northern Michigan family, the skull of a Native American man has been returned to the tribe of his descendants.

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Related Topix: Beaver Island, MI, Petoskey, MI

Northern Michigan News

Leelanau sheriff's department gets police dog

So one of his first moves as Leelanau County's new undersheriff in 2013 was to suggest that the department acquire its first K-9, according to the Traverse City Record-Eagle .

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Eaton Rapids, MI

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Indian man's skull given turned over to tribe

A skull that was passed down through generations of a northern Michigan family has been turned over to an Indian group.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI

Wed Apr 09, 2014

MLive.com

Report: Northern Michigan woman arrested for break ins using lost dog ruse

Police have arrested a 74-year-old Elk Rapids woman suspected of breaking into Northern Michigan homes and telling homeowners she was there looking for a lost dog, according to media reports.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Elk Rapids, MI, Antrim County, MI, Grand Traverse County, MI

UpNorthLive.com

Drills will help prepare for severe weather and could save lives

The event will begin with a law enforcement meeting at 8:30 a.m. at the Leelanau County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Weather

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Times Herald

Harsh winter reveals wreck of old boat on Lake Michigan beach

In this photo taken on April 6, 2014, the ribs of a shipwreck jut from the sand on the Lake Michigan shoreline north of Glen Arbor, Mich., near the Crystal River.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Glen Arbor, MI, Traverse City, MI

Northern Michigan News

Wreck of old boat revealed on Lake Michigan beach

The harsh winter and Lake Michigan waves have revealed the wreck of a large boat along a northwestern Lower Peninsula beach that may be more than 100 years old.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Glen Arbor, MI, US National Parks, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Mon Apr 07, 2014

MLive.com

One stuck truck leads to two arrests for drunken driving: Northern Michigan police reports

Sheriff's deputies wound up arresting two for drunken driving after a 17-year-old got a pickup stuck in a yard, and, after she dug deep ruts, her passenger got in the driver's seat and did the same thing.

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Related Topix: Northport, MI

Wed Mar 26, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Dept. of Transportation releases 2014 road repair projects list

The free map called "Paving the Way" is updated each year and is intended to help drivers locate major projects on bridges and roads.

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Related Topix: Emmet County, MI, Presque Isle County, MI, Omena, MI, Boyne Falls, MI, Boyne City, MI

Tue Mar 25, 2014

WOODTV.com

Lots of Snow U.P. North

Check out the snow they have at the Houghton County Airport . We've melted a lot of our snow , but up north they are still close to maximum snow for the winter.

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Related Topix: Houghton County, MI, Houghton, MI, Painesdale, MI, Houghton Lake, MI, Maple City, MI

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