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Munising Principal Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former Alger County school principal plead guilty today in Alger County Circuit Court to a charge of sexually assaulting a student. Benjamin David Franklin II, 35, was charged with three counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct involving a female student between the age of 16 […]

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Open House for 2016 Ishpeming Roundabout Construction

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation and the city of Ishpeming will host an open house tomorrow to discuss the planned construction of a roundabout on US-41 in Ishpeming. M-DOT plans to build a roundabout in 2016 at the intersection of US-41 and 2nd Street with the intent […]

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MQT County Road Construction Begins

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major road repair project is starting up today in Marquette County. The Michigan Department of Transportation will be repairing the concrete roadway on 5 miles of US-41 running from the Carp River Bridge to Northwoods Road in Marquette. This project will require lane closures and traffic […]

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Charges Sought in Skandia Rollover Accident

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Charges are being sought by the Marquette County Prosecutor against the driver of a car involved in a single-vehicle rollover accident over the  weekend. The accident happened just before 2:30 Saturday afternoon on US-41 in Skandia Township when a southbound 2007 Chevy Cobalt, driven by a 48-year-old […]

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Negaunee Finishes Pioneer Week with a Bang

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Negaunee’s Pioneer Days festival was a yooper’s utopia of food, fireworks, and fun. Pioneer Days is a Negaunee-specific five-day fiesta spanning from July 8th through to the 13th that I would definitely recommend checking out if you haven’t. Yesterday was the day I set aside to experience all the sights and sounds of the festival, […]

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Workday Wind Down Movie Trivia Winner – Friday 7/12/13

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Today’s Answer:  Blast From The Past Winner: Katie Today’s winner is Katie! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Mich Highway Cleanup Starts Tomorrow

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s highway roadsides will get a sprucing up beginning this weekend. Almost 3,200 volunteer groups will clean up litter along more than 7,200 miles of Michigan highway as the year’s second Adopt-A-Highway pickup gets underway tomorrow. The pickup will run through July 21st, and follows an April […]

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4th of July Sees Rise in Traffic-Related Deaths

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say preliminary reports indicate 11 people lost their lives in 10 separate traffic crashes during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. That compares to 4 people who died in traffic crashes during the 2012 Fourth of July holiday weekend. Of the 11 fatalities, alcohol […]

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U.P. Deer Advisory Team to Meet Tomorrow

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Deer Advisory Team will be meeting tomorrow in Munising. Officials say the session will focus on the results of the 2012 Hunter Harvest Survey and discussing the current regulations season that is under way. The group will also be finalizing their buck management recommendation […]

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NRC Approves Wolf-Hunting Season

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Natural Resources Commission has again voted to allow a wolf hunting season in the Upper Peninsula. The NRC voted yesterday to designate wolves a game species in the state and allow a hunt beginning in mid-November.  The NRC voted earlier this year to allow the […]

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