Michigan State Police Iron Mountain Post

MASTODON TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Minnesota man was killed in an industrial accident in Iron County on Tuesday.

IRON RIVER, MI--    One person has died in an officer-involved shooting in Iron River.

BREITUNG TOWNSHIP, MI--   Two adults and two children were taken to the hospital following an accident in Breitung Township Tuesday. 

State Police from the Iron Mountain Post say it happened at about 6:50 p.m. at the intersection of US-2 and US-141.

Troopers say 38-year-old Jamie Granquist was driving eastbound with an 11-year-old passenger when she failed to stop for a red light. Her vehicle collided with a northbound vehicle driven by 35-year-old Amber Fleming, who had a 3-year-old passenger.

BREEN TOWNSHIP, MI--   Troopers from the Iron Mountain Post say a 3-year-old girl is fine after she was reported missing Tuesday afternoon.

Around 1:35 p.m. officers received a missing person complaint from a residence on Cazzola Road in Breen Township. Eleanor Gendron apparently wandered off while playing with the family’s dogs. Her father called 911 and immediately began a search.

BATES TOWNSHIP, MI--   An Iron County Road Commission worker was killed while working in Bates Township Wednesday.

HARDWOOD, MI--   Two bodies were found in a Dickinson County home following an explosion Thursday.

Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post responded around 9:50 a.m. to a home on Fordville Road in Hardwood. First responders found two victims at the scene. Their names are not being released at this time.

The cause of the explosion and fire is under investigation.

The Breen Township and Felch Township fire departments assisted at the scene.

MARQUETE, MI--   Two Upper Peninsula natives have been named commander of two Michigan State Police posts.

Jeremy Hauswirth was promoted to first lieutenant and commander of the Iron Mountain Post. He graduated from Rudyard High School, went to NMU, and served at the Negaunee and Gladstone posts and with UPSET.

Hauswirth is responsible for the operation of the Iron Mountain Post and the Iron River Detachment and will administer all State Police services in Dickinson and Iron counties.

MARQUETE, MI--   Two Upper Peninsula natives have been named commander of two Michigan State Police posts.

Jeremy Hauswirth was promoted to first lieutenant and commander of the Iron Mountain Post. He graduated from Rudyard High School, went to NMU, and served at the Negaunee and Gladstone posts and with UPSET.

Hauswirth is responsible for the operation of the Iron Mountain Post and the Iron River Detachment and will administer all State Police services in Dickinson and Iron counties.

ESCANABA AND IRON MOUNTAIN, MI--   Michigan State Police are urging residents to “Stuff a Blue Goose” this holiday season for neighbors in need.

The Gladstone Post is partnering with the Salvation Army, Elmer’s County Market and U-Haul Moving and Storage Center to help provide meals. On Friday, December 11 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Elmer’s will sell its traditional paper bags filled with nonperishable food. Residents can drop the bags off at the front of the store in the U-Haul trailer.

WEST BRANCH TOWNSHIP, MI--   One person was taken to the hospital after a vehicle hit a tree in Dickinson County Saturday.

Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post responded around 11:20 p.m. to County Road 581 near Cady Creek Road in West Branch Township. Troopers determined the driver failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the road and struck a tree.

The male driver was taken to UPHS-Marquette for treatment. The female passenger was not injured.
Officials say alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.

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