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U.P. Man Sentenced In Skandia Car Chase Case

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  Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan man has been sentenced to jail time and probation for a police pursuit in February. 44-year-old Craig Silta of Trenary was sentenced today in Marquette County Circuit Court to one year in jail and one year of probation. Silta received credit for 255 days […]

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Michigan Tech Mid-Year Commencement Tomorrow

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Midyear commencement ceremonies are being held at Michigan Tech University tomorrow in Houghton. The graduation ceremonies will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Student Development Complex’s Wood Gymnasium. University officials say almost 400 students are receiving their degrees at the end of the fall semester and nearly […]

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Snow Is Back With a Vengeance In Parts Of MI

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Parts of Michigan are experiencing significant snowfall today that will continue into tomorrow. The National Weather Service says some parts of the Upper Peninsula could see upwards a foot of snow or more through tomorrow morning. Moderate to heavy lake effect snow and blowing snow is expected […]

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Rep. Kivela Introduces Chronic Wasting Disease Bill

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela has introduced a measure to increase the penalties for illegally bringing a deer carcass into Michigan from another state that is known to have deer with Chronic Wasting Disease. The Marquette Democrat says the U.P. does not have a problem with […]

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One Person Arrested After Multi-State Car Chase

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post say one person was arrested after a car chase yesterday across state lines. Reports say the chase began yesterday afternoon when Troopers attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding on US-2 in Iron County’s Crystal Falls Township. The vehicle […]

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Seven Arrested In Major Meth Drug Trafficking Bust

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Ironwood, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ironwood man arrested as the ringleader of a meth operation between the U.P., northeast Wisconsin and Las Vegas has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on federal drug charges. The arrest of 39-year-old Richard Jon Hill, also known as “Rock Star Rick” comes after a […]

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Two Injured In Car-Pedestrian Accident In Harvey

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two people were injured last night when they were struck by a car as they crossed a highway in Marquette County. The accident happened around 7:00 p.m. in Chocolay Township when 28-year-old Louis Kowalski and 25-year-old Jaimie Skytta, both from Marquette, got off of a Marq-Tran bus […]

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UPAWS Hosts Their Holiday Open House This Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter is hosting their Home for the Holidays Open House on Saturday from 12:00 pm to 6:30 pm Ann Brownell from UPAWS joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to invite the community  to come out and take a […]

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U.S. Senator Gary Peters Discusses The SAFE PIPES Act

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Peters joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to update listeners on his pipeline safety provisions that passed out of the Senate Commerce Committee on a new bipartisan bill called the SAFE PIPES Act this week. Peters said the measures designate the […]

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Six Arrested In Eastern U.P. Drug Bust

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team says six people have been arrested in Chippewa County for illegal distribution of prescription medications and marijuana. The suspects were identified during a two-month investigation involving a conspiracy to illegally distribute prescription medications. Detectives executed a search warrant yesterday […]

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