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State Rep. John Kivela Discusses Road Funding Plans After Prop 1 Defeat

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about future road funding plans following the resounding defeat of Proposal 1. Kivela said that the defeat of Proposal 1 came due to it being too convoluted. He added […]

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Marquette Police Investigate 3rd Street B&E

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating a break-in at a business on North Third Street. Officers were called out to Third Street Bagel around 2:40 this morning on a report of a breaking and entering. Police say the suspect or suspects had gained entry into the business through […]

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U.P. M-DOT Projects Starting Up Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a few projects around the U.P. today. In Crystal Falls, a concrete repair project on US-2 from Park Street to County Road 424 will result in a short detour for eastbound traffic. The project is expected to be complete in […]

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Truck-Motorcycle Accident Injures 15-Year-Old

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Crystal Falls, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post responded to a motorcycle-pickup truck accident yesterday afternoon in Iron County. The accident happened on M-69 near Sheridan Drive in Crystal Falls Township. Troopers say a motorcycle, operated by a 15-year-old boy crossed the highway into the path of […]

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Three Vehicle Accident In Marquette County

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Ely Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Troopers from the Negaunee State Police Post responded to a three-vehicle chain reaction crash Saturday evening in Marquette County’s Ely Township. The accident happened around 7:00 p.m. on US-41 near County Road 496. An eastbound Jeep, driven by 57-year-old Mark Aeplebacher of East Jordan, MI was […]

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Stolen Lumber Found Dumped Near Gwinn

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police are looking for a suspect vehicle in connection with the recent theft of lumber from an area business. Police say they located about 180 2×6’s that were recently reported stolen from Adler Lumber in Gwinn. The lumber was found in the woods by Martin […]

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U.P. Sex Offender Arrest Nets Felony Drug Suspect

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Mellen Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Menominee County man was arrested over the weekend for failing to register as a sex offender. Authorities arrested the 44-year-old man in Mellen Township Saturday after receiving an anonymous tip that he had left Wisconsin and did not register himself in Michigan in accordance with […]

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Gogebic County Fatal Rollover Accident

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Marenisco, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a single-vehicle rollover accident that claimed the life of one man early Saturday. The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department says 27-year-old Jesse David Tice of Marenisco was killed when the vehicle he was driving rolled over around 2:30 a.m. on […]

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Pedal Pub Legislation Advances Out Of State Senate

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State Senate has approved legislation regulating commercial quadricycles, also known as pedal pubs, in Michigan. The legislation forbids purchase or sale of alcohol on board a pedal pub, but allows passengers to possess and consume it while on board. The measure, sponsored by Senator Wayne Schmidt […]

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Food Drive Successful In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Area letter carriers say last Saturday’s annual food drive was a success. Marquette County postal workers collected food donations to help re-stock local food pantries in the annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. The collection is a nation-wide effort by the National Association of Letter Carriers and […]

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